Challenging the hunger myths around Victoria

Currently in Australia are three women from Oxfam partner organisation ‘Women on Farms Project’, based in South Africa. The women, Colette, Roseline and Gertruida, are here for two weeks to speak at a series of public events. Here are some highlights of their first week.

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Meet our South African guests in Western Australia

Join Oxfam on Thursday 14 June for the GROW Africa Night. Hear the stories from two exceptional women from the ‘Women on Farms Project’, South Africa.

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What’s wrong with our food system?

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We can address this hunger if we support small-scale food producers, tackle climate change, and reduce food waste. This great infographic provides some suggestions.

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This October, why not GROW with us?

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With the current food crisis unfolding in East Africa, Oxfam is declaring Oct 15-22 as GROW Week – and we’re inviting you to host your own event to raise awareness and much-needed funds. Our volunteer Larissa explains…

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What do our students know about the famine in the Horn of Africa?

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Ideas to motivate your students to better understand the famine in the Horn of Africa and how they can contribute to a world without hunger.

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GROW with us in QLD

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Oxfam’s GROW campaign is working to help build the movement for global food justice. Find out more by attending the Brisbane Future of Food Forum.

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GROW on display

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Have you seen our new GROW billboards up around Melbourne?

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A simple goal – food justice for all

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Oxfam’s GROW ambassador Julie Goodwin reflects on our World Reality Dinner, where guests were given meals representative of food equality around the globe.

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Waste not, want not

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UK chef Dougie McMaster took some time away from his Wasted pop-up dining experience to talk to us about the GROW campaign.

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Mapping food price rises

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We’ve just launched our global food crisis map, detailing a range of locations around the world that are currently struggling with chronic food shortages.

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Desmond Tutu on GROW

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu outlines why he is supporting Oxfam’s GROW campaign, and what all have to aim for in order to fix our global food system.

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Rising food prices are changing what we eat

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Our global food survey results are in, and it’s clear that food prices are indeed on the rise.

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Launching GROW: Brisbane

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Clouds loomed but rain held off and the weekly Wednesday Brisbane CBD Farmers Market were humming as always – even more so with the presence of Oxfam’s Grow campaigners who had the crowds flocking to their stall with giveaways of herb and vegetable seedlings to encourage shoppers to go home and grow the movement for food justice.

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Launching GROW: Perth

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Oxfam volunteers in Perth got active (and wet) for the GROW campaign which was launched on June 1st in countries around the world.

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Launching GROW: Sydney

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The new Oxfam campaign GROW was launched on June the 1st in Sydney. The Oxfam team headed down to Prince Alfred Park to give away some free fruit and vegies and chat to the public about our new campaign.

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GROW is underway

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Our new GROW campaign is now well underway, and our launch event at the Future of Food forum in Melbourne was a great success. If you missed it, you can read over some of the commentary here!

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Come GROW with us

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Join the campaign for a future where everyone on the planet always has enough to eat. GROW is a vision for a brighter future. It starts here, and it starts with all of us. So be part of it.

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The Future of Food

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Oxfam’s new food justice campaign launches at the Wheeler Centre, Melbourne at 11am on 1 June, 2011. Tune in online to take part in the conversation!

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Are we facing a major global food price crisis?

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New figures show that world prices are at their highest level since the organisation started measuring them in 1990 – topping prices seen in June 2008 at the height of the last global food crisis. Why is it happening and what can we do about it?

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