Subject: development methods

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Mariam with her chickens

But why?

The other day, someone asked me why I care about climate change. To be honest, I was taken aback - after all, the person I was talking to reads the papers and has surely seen some of the same articles...

GROW campaign banners at Glastonbury 2011

Long may the rebellion continue – Phil Bloomer's farewell to Oxfam

Today, we say goodbye to Phil Bloomer who, after 18 years at Oxfam and eight years as Campaigns and Policy Director, is leaving to take on the role of Executive Director at the Business and Human...

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...

Get Together in the North

We saw hundreds of people Get Together in many unusual and imaginative ways to fundraise for Oxfam's projects around the world. Helen Turner showcases everyone's amazing efforts from...

Justine Greening at the Enough food for everyone IF Parliamentary launch

Enough food for everyone IF… we take Parliament by storm!

I remember starting to tell some MPs and Peers that a big, new "joint campaign on food and hunger" was coming about a year ago. "It's going to be huge. You're going to want...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people

An exciting new land grabs campaign was launched today across the world. The campaign, which is part of GROW, is asking the World Bank for a freeze of all large scale land deals for 6 months until...

Two days and many cups of Fair Trade Way Tea

This August, I joined some amazing people walking from Garstang to Keswick to show the support for the fair trade values and to celebrate Oxfam's 70th birthday. I joined the route of the...

Jupiter, Musician, Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting the Sahel2012 campaign

An open letter from supporters of #Sahel2012

Visit www.sahel2012.org to find out more about the crisis in West Africa ...

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