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  1. 1.                                 E nd poverty together.Done By: Laurence Jing Jie & Daryl Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  2. 2. Content• Introduction to • Measures of • Impact of their venture• Credits of sources Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  3. 3. Who are they?    They’re an international organization, working with over  25 million people in more than 40 countries for a world  free from poverty and injustice.  • Head office is in Johannesburg. • Large international envelopment organization • Head office Africa, Asia and Europe. • They believe the people whose lives our work effects should decide how they run. amyscaife.co.uk 
  4. 4. Food rights• Every day, one in six people goes to bed  hungry. • Produces more than enough food for  everybody. • Tackling the causes of hunger, so that  everyone can enjoy the right to have  enough to eat.
  5. 5. A Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  6. 6. Why are so many people hungry? Hunger results from the unequal distribution of food due to• Climate change• Skyrocketing global food prices• Growing demand for biofuels and large-scale corporate land grabs
  7. 7. How they work for Food Rights • Sustainable Agriculture• Women Farmers• Land Rights• Food Crisis & Policy• International Food Security Network Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  8. 8. Sustainable Agriculture• Climate change threatens the livelihoods  of many farmers around the world. • Long term changes in the patterns of  temperature and precipitation from climate  change • Harm poor smallholder farmers who do  not have the means to cope. 
  9. 9. Rose Cicy, 35, a mother of 7 children  Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=tends to citrus seedlings in her nursery.Photo: James Akena/ActionAid
  10. 10. Women Farmers• Women smallholder farmers • Responsible for producing the food and  also feeding their families and  communities. • Yet, they face multiple constraints in  ensuring their food security. 
  11. 11. Jane Hawara, 57, grows maize on her portion of communal land in Rumphi District, Malawi.Photo: Graeme Williams/Panos Pictures/ActionAid Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  12. 12. Land Rights• Poor and excluded communities around  the world, especially women • Lack access to and control over land due  to perverse government policies.• In situations like this, the rural poor are  considerably disadvantaged • Result of discrimination and the exclusion  from key decision-making processes and  access to justice.
  13. 13. Zenia Rueben, a Malawian farmer, was able to claim her land by learning about land rights.Photo: ActionAid Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  14. 14. Food Crisis & Policy• Households around the developing world  spend on average 70% of their income on  food. • Increase in food price is likely to have a  disproportionate effect on the poor and  hungry. 
  15. 15. Alicket Masenda, 52, Sande Village, Malawi cannot buy any food due to rising prices.Photo: Frederic Courbet/Panos Picures/ActionAid Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  16. 16. International Food Security  Network• Building solidarity through movements and  networks• International Food Security Network  (IFSN) aims to leverage civil society  groups’ influence on advocating for pro- poor food security policies at local and  global levels 
  17. 17. ActionAid and IFSN co-organised a workshop on Africas agricultural model at the 2011 WSF.Photo: Youjin B. Chung/ActionAid Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
  18. 18. international organization believe the people whose lives our work  effects should decide how they run. Land RightsFood Crisis & Policy Sustainable Agriculture Women Farmers International Food Security Network
  19. 19. CreditsActionAid& Google.

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