100 years of independence in Albania

This year marks 100 years of independence in Albania. Over the past 20 years, Oxfam has supported farmers to form cooperatives and become sustainable. We have transformed our programme in Albania...

A snapshot of Oxfam's Christmas shop windows

Written by Victoria Wallis, social media intern for Oxfam Trading This Christmas season, we asked Oxfam shops all over the country to send pictures of their festive windows. We've been...

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...

Win an ethical collection food hamper

We're offering one lucky person the chance to win an ethical collection food hamper, bursting with treats for the whole family! The Ethical collection hamper contains a mix of food,...

Philippines: Learning lessons from the past

Francis Abuhan, 25, construction worker. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam Construction worker, Francis Abuhan, his family and some neighbours were sitting on bamboo mats in the road.  Their...

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD!

White Cliffs of Dover? Angel of the North? Glastonbury Tor? SOLD! Can you imagine if this really happened?  Selling these national treasures would be a scandal. Now imagine it was your...

A startling infographic for World AIDS Day

Here's an infographic from the king of infographics, David McCandless, showing just what a difference treatment can make for people living with AIDS. 85% of people die without treatment - compared...

Pic of the week

Photo: Ruby Wright Liberia: Chayee burns dead vegetation while he clears a field - as preparation for sowing rice. Before Oxfam worked here, many people farmed on dry land...

Three facts and three photos about extreme weather in 2012

As UN climate talks continue in Qatar this week, here's a look at some of what made 2012 another year of extreme weather, with impacts often seen on the food we eat and the farmers who grow it...

Climate change and the other 'fiscal cliff'

If you tuned into coverage of the US election earlier this month, you'll almost certainly have heard talk about an impending 'fiscal cliff' - a term to describe the need for new legislation...

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