Subject: food security

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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...

Family Life Below the Line: "It's been tougher than I imagined"

As many Live Below the Line participants have found over the last few days, living on £1 a day is certainly a challenge. But how hard is it when you are a family of four on a £4 a day budget? Activism...

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

There's a saying in my home town of Wigan, in the North of England, that's often shouted at football matches and displayed on souvenirs. It goes 'We come from Wigan and we live in mud...

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What the Budget and Finance Bill means for the IF Campaign

The core issues of the IF Campaign are Land, Aid, Tax and Transparency. From the Budget, campaigners could expect results on the latter three. By Dan Mackenzie. ...

The World Bank and land grabs

At the beginning of its Land and Poverty Conference this week, the World Bank Group put out a statement on land that follows many months - and in some cases years - of campaigning...

IF activists dressed as Chancellor George Osborne campaign for a fair budget

Big companies: spill the beans on tax

Ever feel powerless when you read stories about big business dodging tax, hiding accounts and getting away with it all over and over again? Us too.  But more and more lately people across...

Could you be the next campaigner to lobby your MP?

When Constituency Campaigner Frances Howell went to lobby her MP Fiona Bruce about land grabs she got more than she bargained for - an invitation to the Palace of Westminster no less!  Read...

IF campaigners dress up as George Osborne

10 amazing things #IF campaigners have achieved

10. Tweeted all about it!  When we launched a Thunderclap, IF reached more than 300,000 tweeters – and that’s not counting the everyday #IF tweets which ordinary folk – and some...

Pleckgate High School Open Their Doors To Celebrate Fairtrade

On the 27th of February 160 year 6 pupils from 4 primary schools in Blackburn came together at Pleckgate High School for a event exploring the challenges and opportunities that smallholder farmers'...

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