1. E nd poverty together.Done By: Laurence Jing Jie & Daryl Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
2. Content• Introduction to • Measures of • Impact of their venture• Credits of sources Pictures from: http://www.actionaid.org/?intl=
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. 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.
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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