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Archives for food prices

  Oxfam has long been concerned that increasing production of biofuels pushes up food prices, encourages land grabs and in many cases increases rather than reduces dangerous greenhouse gas emissions. Within the GROW campaign, we are fighting to end policies promoting biofuels and threatening food security and the climate. This issue was in the spotlight… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy

  This week, Members of the European Parliament have a real opportunity to tackle food speculation. High and volatile food prices are driving millions into poverty in low income food import dependant countries. European families are feeling the bite too. On October 26th, when they vote on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), Members… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy