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Oxfam highlights impact of extreme weather on global food prices

September 11th, 2012 by Oxfam

According to international agency Oxfam, new research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated. Oxfam’s report, Extreme Weather, Extreme Prices, highlights for the first time how extreme weather events such as droughts and floods could drive up future food prices. Previous research only tends to consider gradual […]

World’s poor will suffer most from global food price rises

June 6th, 2011 by Oxfam

Oxfam warned on 31 May 2011 that average prices of staple crops will more than double in 20 years if urgent action is not taken to change the international food system, which is already failing to feed nearly one billion people a day. Research published in Oxfam’s report “Growing a Better Future” forecasts that average […]