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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...

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. ...

Land campaigning building to a BOOM

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

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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Yemenis risking their lives for just $50

As Yemen's hunger crisis worsens, families are resorting to some desperate measures to cope. The price of basic foodstuffs and fuel has increased and the UN says 10 million people are going hungry,...

London Olympics legacy - an end to global hunger?

This week, because of your support, we made an important step. We helped get hunger and the broken food system high on the world's agenda. ...

Women filtering honey at the Agunta Primary Cooperative at Dangla. Credit: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Forget the Apprentice: women using business as a force for change

Gender & Development editor Caroline Sweetman on the inspirational stories of social enterprise supporting women's empowerment in the business and enterprise issue of the journal. ...

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