The real win came some days earlier after a sustained lobbying effort by Oxfam and Medecins sans frontières. Unicef, which buys most of the shots for GAVI, finally raised the curtain on the prices it pays for vaccines.

Which of the world's most popular foods have you eaten?

How can we succeed in fixing the global food system to make it fair and sustainable for women, small holder farmers and the entire world community? What are the biggest challenges? What can we do here in Canada?

Staff members and volunteers at Oxfam Canada offices worked around the clock to ensure that the GROW launch made a splash nationwide. We are pleased to report that the launch was a resounding success and we can’t wait to organize more outreach activities for this dynamic campaign!

Perhaps we can’t hold the biofuels industry responsible for the perverse outcomes of mistaken public policies. But neither should we accept the claims of their lobbyists as the whole story.

The report’s title, “Growing a Better Future,” captures the central message: We don’t need to sleepwalk into catastrophe. Governments, companies and individuals can rethink how we produce and consume food. We can join with the thousands of people around the world who are already building more...


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