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A year after the storms from Somerset to Bolivia

Did you see the flooding in the UK on TV last winter? How could you have missed it - the havoc this extreme weather event wreaked was on every channel for days. Even the leaders of all the political parties...

Thursday in Tanzania visiting the rice fields

This week, food writer and UK poverty campaigner Jack Monroe is visiting Oxfam's projects in Tanzania. Today she met farmers in Shinyanga, who are lifting lives with the income...

The Gift of Sight in Yemen

In Yemen, families who have been affected by the humanitarian and economic crisis have been receiving livestock to help them improve their income and rebuild their lives. For Suad, the donation of...

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What do the brands say? Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods react to our campaign

Yesterday, Oxfam launched a new campaign focussing on how sugar production worldwide leads to land grabs - when poor communities are kicked off their land so big companies can grow cash crops. Our...

Tying up sugar cane at market

The countdown begins: 5 days until launch

On Wednesday 2nd October we're launching the next phase of Behind the Brands! The details are top-secret, but this exclusive teaser video gives a sneak preview of the campaign to come.  ...

Two Maasai women dance to celebrate their land rights project with Oxfam

Land grabs: four ways campaigners spoke out & four brilliant results

What is a land grab?  Land grabs are huge purchases of land by banks, private investors, governments or corporations which result in the often violent eviction of local people from their homes...

Bridgette at parliamentary land grab stunt

Looking for Campaigners

Oxfam in the North of England is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join their Constituency Campaigner Programme ...

WOW! What a day...

Little did I know when I woke up on Saturday morning that I would be so moved and inspired by the Big IF London. I knew it was going to be a good day, but it was spectacular beyond what I had imagined. ...

Why is the G8 important?

 An audience gathered for an evening of videos and discussion on Thursday 23rd May at Nexus Art Café in Manchester's Northern Quarter. We heard first hand from two speakers; Elly Ahimidwe...

Land campaigners in Sheffield

A Shock For Sheffield Shoppers

Residents of Sheffield got a shock on Saturday to find that parts of their city were being sold off.  A Grab, Grab and Profit auction was in progress in the city centre, with iconic landmarks...

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