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My name is Lucia Amanman, 27 years old and I have five children.  I live in Daaba in Isiolo.We live here peacefully and help each other during hard times. The situation today is not good for all...
Bangladesh has reduced poverty and improved living standards significantly in recent years despite the global economic recession and natural calamities. In spite of rising standards of living, some...

10th of October, 2011 (ActionAid Bangladesh) – As the global population hits 7 billion this month, ActionAid has today warned that a triple crisis of climate change, depleted natural resources and rocketing food prices, could dwarf the world’s ability to feed them all. 

Based on new research in 28 poor countries, ActionAid’s report ‘On the Brink: Who’s best prepare for a climate and hunger crisis?’ reveals which poor nations are most prepared for this triple crisis and which are perilously close to the brink. The 10 countries ranked most vulnerable – DRC, Burundi, South Africa, Haiti, Bangladesh, Zambia, India, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and Rwanda - account for nearly a quarter of the world’s population. Countries most ready to face the triple crisis include Brazil, Malawi, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Tanzania. ActionAid warns that the world is coming to the end of an era of cheap food; that large scale agriculture has depleted the natural resources that sustained it; and that food prices - driven by rich nations’ insatiable demand for biofuel and food commodities - will continue to rise, unless urgent action is taken.

Campaign on rights to food

Ensure State recognition of women farmer

Moriom Begum (38) is one of 50 women who were trained by ActionAid to grow vegetables and one of five women trained to grow paddy.
"If ActionAid had not thought of this new and easy seed-loan process, I don't think I could have produced enough food for my family," says Afsa Begum, 27, who lives with her husband and three...
I came across a new word called ‘small farmer’ while reading the National Agricultural Policy, 1999 of the Government of Bangladesh. The term, ‘small farmer’, is not defined in the policy. It...
Every year, the 16th of October is celebrated around the world as World Food Day.All over the world, people and civil society organisations take this opportunity to speak out about the type of...
Every year, the 16th of October is celebrated around the world as World Food Day.All over the world, people and civil society organisations take this opportunity to speak out about the type of...