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Bowl of rice or three-course meal? Julie Goodwin trusts pot luck at World Reality Dinner

Members of the public will be trusting pot luck at Oxfam Australia’s World Reality Dinner at the University of Sydney at 6pm on Monday 15 October.

Held on the eve of World Food Day, Oxfam Australia is hosting the dinner and forum to raise awareness that despite the world producing a surplus of food, one in eight people go to bed hungry each night.

Land sell-off a rotten deal for a billion hungry people – Oxfam

Land nearly nine times the size of the state of Victoria – big enough to grow food for a billion hungry people – has been sold off globally in the last decade, international aid agency Oxfam said today. In its new report, Our Land, Our Lives, Oxfam reveals the worrying rush to control the world’s farmland, and demands action to safeguard the welfare of poor and vulnerable communities.

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