Date: Oct 2012

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kat in a foodcycle apron

Local food, Global impact

I went down to the Foodcycle annual general meeting to meet some of their volunteers, and find out more about food poverty at home and abroad. What makes people hungry? And what does hunger mean...

Come along for an insightful evening with our Project Officer from Zambia

Exciting News! Misozi Tembo, an employee of Oxfam in Zambia is coming to speak on Oxfam's projects in that country on Wednesday 14 November from 7-9 pm at the ICANDO London Conference...

Local shop selling basic malaria medicines, Kilifi, Kenya. Credit: Caroline Penn / Panos

Salt, pepper, and some malaria tablets

Good investment in community healthcare is needed to fight malaria, argues Ian Sullivan, rather than putting people's health in the hands of untrained shopkeepers. ...

A spent bullet casing

Every bullet has a story - reflections from a Zambian doctor

This blog is by Dr. Robert Mtonga, a medical doctor (general practitioner) from Lusaka, Zambia and was originally posted on the Control Arms blog. Dr. Mtonga currently serves as Co-President...

'Best Before' – a film about rising food prices and the food revolution fighting against them

Get your free tickets and join Oxfam at a screening of 'Best Before', a film about the global food revolution ...

'Lets get growing' community intiative - Food Hero

Abigail Grace introduces 'Lets get growing', a community initiative in the New Forest to get people gardening ...

Growing Communities in Hackney - Food Hero

Julie Brown and the team at Growing Communities in Hackney are paving the way with a locally run social enterprise ...

A Vintage Birthday Party for Oxfam in Manchester

Oxfam turns 70 this month, and Oxfam Originals, in Manchester's trendy Northern Quarter, is inviting you to come and celebrate. ...

Fashion Show

Fashion Show proves to be big hit with locals in Sutton Coldfield

A big well done to fundraisers in Sutton Coldfield for their Fabulous Fashion Show which raised an amazing total of £680! The Fashion Show showcased an array of vintage and renewed garments for both...

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