How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

With your help, Oxfam has been campaigning since September on land grabs, as part of our GROW campaign for food justice. We wanted the World Bank to take some urgently needed action to help end land...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

You spoke and companies listened

Less than two months ago, Oxfam called on the three largest chocolate companies to do more for the women who grow the cocoa used in Oreos, M&Ms and Crunch bars, to name just a few....

Video: Fighting land grabs in the Philippines and beyond

50,000 Oxfam supporters are watching to see whether the World Bank will deliver on land grabs commitments Meet Patricia. She's a mother of six from a small town called Casiguran in the...

Minnie is going to live below the line

Have you ever thought about how much you money spend on food in a single day? It's an unusually sunny afternoon in Manchester and I have realised that eggs and toast for breakfast, two cups of...

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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...

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

For once, the media showed they understand poverty in the UK

Since Iain Duncan Smith rashly joined a long list of politicians trying to "experience poverty" by declaring that he could live on £53 a week (the level of income a market trader said he...

Inspirational Vron West from Normanton Allotment Association

In her role as Chairwoman, Vron supports and encourages others to work together and exchange ideas for growing food in a sustainable way. There are around 65 allotments in Normanton, Derby,...

Mannys story

In the once tranquil Casiguran municipality of the Philippines, a special economic zone has been initiated by a powerful local political dynasty. There are plans for a deep water shipping port, and...

Enrico's story: "Without our land, our kids won't be able to go to school"

In the once tranquil Casiguran municipality of the Philippines, a special economic zone has been initiated by a powerful local political dynasty. There are plans for a deep water shipping port, and...

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