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,...

22,000 Oxfam volunteers: An Olympic effort

So the Olympics is all over (at least until the Paralympics!). Did you know that London 2012 is responsible for the biggest peacetime mobilisation of people since World War II - the 70,000 volunteers...

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. ...

Downing Street: End hunger

Today activists and campaigners from eight aid agencies, including Oxfam, visited Downing Street to urge world leaders to act to end hunger and malnutrition. Oxfam, Save the Children, Avaaz...

Olympics facts, fair food and flying fish: The latest blogs in brief

Did you know Trailwalker and Trailtrekker participants together walked a whopping 157,200 miles this year - nearly 20 times the distance the Olympic torch travelled before it reached the Olympic...

Ramadan in Yemen: The hardest year ever

As Yemen is gripped by its worst-ever humanitarian crisis, with 10 million going hungry and more than 5 million in urgent need of assistance, this year's Ramadan is proving harder than ever. ...

A lovely Latitude festival goer shares an e-book to inspire families to (re)discover food

Food Power in the news

Over the summer we're asking festival goers across the UK to share their Food Power ideas - ways to eat, shop and grow our way to a fairer food future. Check out some of the stories and...

Top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts

Oxfam staff are as excited by the Olympics as the rest of the UK. You might be surprised by how much we and the sporting competition have in common. Here are our top 10 Olympic Oxfam facts! ...

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa...

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...

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