It was a year of successes for HungerFREE!
International Women’s Day: Thousands of rural women are mobilised across ActionAid countries calling for equal land rights and support for farming.
ActionAid launch 'Two Years On: Is the G8 delivering on its L’Aquila Hunger Pledge?' for the G8 meeting in France, calling for the G8 to fulfil their hunger pledges.
ActionAid convinces US authorities to remove corn ethanol subsidies, making it less attractive for producers to grow biofuels instead of food.
12 Activistas in 11 countries kicked off Bloggerswarm, which became a strong team of young bloggers writing about food rights throughout 2011.
ActionAid stops plans for a biofuels plantation in the Dakatcha Woodlands, Kenya. This plantation would have displaced a community of 20,000 people. At the same time, Jatropha plantations for biofuels have been banned in Kenya’s Coast Region – a big success.
ActionAid countries celebrate World Food Week for Rural Women’s Day, on 15 October and World Food Day, 16 October. ActionAid countries put pressure on governments to meet their obligations to recognise the rights of the women farmers, to ease their burden and to provide basic services and supports for smallholder agriculture.
ActionAid publishes 'On the Brink: Who’s best prepared for a climate and hunger crisis?' which scored ActionAid countries at their hunger and climate vulnerability in an interactive map, as well as their capacity to fight those vulnerabilities.
For the G20, ActionAid countries across the world held digital campaigns and called for the G20 to deal with the upcoming food crisis and millions going hungry. Peuples-Solitaires (PSO) and ActionAid published the report ‘Food For Thought: How the G20 can prevent a new food crisis’, providing a number of recommendations to the G20.
ActionAid supported the PACJA Caravan of Hope, a caravan of hundreds of people crossing Africa to reach the COP17 Summit in Durban, South Africa.
The HungerFREE team called world leaders to support women farmers.