Subject: agriculture

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It's time for the World Bank to be a land leader

Over the last few years, Oxfam has uncovered more and more about the extent and impact of land grabbing in the countries where we work. When the speed and scale of this phenomenon became clear, we...

Land campaigning building to a BOOM

It's been a fantastic first week of land campaigning with stunts, action and a social sonic boom. ...

Time to stop the global land rush...

GET OUT You've got two minutes to get your things and get out. Stop crying. There's nothing you can do. Say goodbye to your home. It's gone. Not what you would expect...

Pic of the week

"Cash for work" workers sing and dance with their tools on their way to work in rice fields in River Gee county, Liberia. As well as paying people to farm near their homes,...

Have your say: Biofuels

There's a debate raging at The Telegraph about the value and harm of using biofuel - prompted by Oxfam's new report noting that drivers will pay an extra £35 a year because of rising biofuel...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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Food Power in action at Camp Bestival

After having recently graduated from a degree in History and International Relations, I wanted to get involved with Oxfam's GROW campaign which I knew has been successfully trying to raise awareness...

Sahel conference

Sahel Crisis: A crucial conference

On Monday 18 June a high level meeting on the Sahel food crisis is being held in Brussels. This is a crucial opportunity for governments to show they are giving their fair share towards the food...

Smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe. Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

From 'pay as you go' to 'share and grow' — can mobile phones help small farmers?

Small farmers produce 80% of the food consumed in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, but struggle to feed themselves. Can mobile phone technology help? ...

In Haiti: Farmers keep fighting

Despite tremendous challenges, agriculture can play an essential role in the earthquake recovery. ...

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