Subject: livelihoods

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A year on: We cannot forget the people of Gaza

A lot can happen in 365 days. And for the crisis in Gaza, this rings truer than ever. This week marks the one year anniversary of the conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2000 people...

Make Poverty History: Ten years on

Ten years ago this month, Scotland hosted one of the most highly anticipated global summits that social justice campaigners have seen in modern times. Throughout the three day G8 summit in Gleneagles,...

What does coal have to do with hunger? More than you think.

Fact: Emissions from burning coal are the single biggest driver of climate change, accounting for a massive 40% of the world's CO2 emissions. That's a whole lot...

Livelihoods event

Surviving to Thriving: celebrating Oxfam Cymru’s Livelihoods Project

On Thursday 5 February Oxfam Cymru hosted an event at The Senedd in Cardiff Bay to celebrate the success of the 'Building Livelihoods and Strengthening Communities in Wales' project. ...

A year after the storms from Somerset to Bolivia

Did you see the flooding in the UK on TV last winter? How could you have missed it - the havoc this extreme weather event wreaked was on every channel for days. Even the leaders of all the political parties...

Kiboga community leaders sign a final agreement with the New Forests Company in Uganda.

Second Ugandan community reaches agreement with British company

In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations. One of the affected communities, located in Uganda's Mubende...

Members of the Mubende community

Mubende community in Uganda moves forward with implementation of agreement with New Forests Company

In July 2013, the Mubende community in Uganda signed an agreement with the New Forests Company through a process of mediation that was facilitated by the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman...

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...

One guarded entrance to the talks

Syrian peace talks: a time for hope?

Things are hotting up in Montreux, on Lake Geneva in Switzerland, where Oxfam campaigners are among the hundreds of diplomats, journalists, civil society and solidarity groups gathering for the beginning...

ABF

ABF: Time to show leadership on land rights for poor communities

A group of Oxfam supporters is outside Associated British Foods' Annual General Meeting this morning. We're asking ABF to introduce new policies, applied across its operations and supply...

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