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Community / Land projects / Country Office 506575 Stichting Oxfam No

Country Office 506575 Stichting Oxfam No


01/16 - 12/19


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Campanha Cresca - Mocambique, is a project that aims to stop land-grabbing and related issues in Mozambique, from 1st of January 2016 until 31st of December 2019. The GROW campaign launched globally in 2011 with the goal of #People living in poverty claim power in the way the world manages land, water and climate change, so that they can grow or buy enough food to eat # now and in the future.# 3 years later, and 6 years since the 2008 global food crisis, hunger amidst a world of plenty continues to be the scandal of our age. From 2016-19, our EJ campaigning will build on the foundations we have created in the first 4 years of GROW to help to re-energise the fight against hunger. We will help shift the power balance by campaigning with people around the world on 3 crucial battle grounds in the fight against hunger: agriculture, climate change, and land rights. key external opportunities for Oxfam in Mozambique to achieve change in 2016-9 related to economic justice and Oxfam Strategic Plan goals 4 <(>&<)> 5. 1. Is in the process of drafting the national law on Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition; 2. The Southern African Development Community [SADC] has adoptedmeasures to revolutionise the agricultural sector, which contributes between 4 percent and 27 percent of the regional GDP and about13% of total export earnings. The SADC is advocating increased support for farmers to boost production. Farmers are at the centre of Africa#s transformation agenda. Therefore, clear agricultural policies such as access to inputs, especially seeds and fertiliser, as well as credit facilities and extension services, are needed to improve yields 3. The 10th Anniversary of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an important milestone and an opportunity to continue to prioritize agriculture and foodsecurity in policy and implementation to generate concrete results and impacts; 4. Operationalization of AU Agenda 2063 will influence that more rural women living in poverty are economically the decisions that affect them and more small-scale and marginal producers will intensify their production sustainably, adapt to climate change and increase their resilience to shocks and stresses;

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