Oxfam volunteers

Changing the perceptions of volunteering

In this guest blog, Huffington Post blogger Liam Beattie describes the benefits of volunteering for Oxfam. You can follow him on Twitter here: @Liam_Beattie. This year, 1-7 June saw the...

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...

Farmer Virginia Ñuñonca Ccallo, 54, and her daughter Elian, 11, with some of their lambs and sheep.

For the love of.... our Climate Act

Oxfam and other members of The Climate Coalition have been tweeting David Cameron and Nick Clegg asking them to show some real ambition in the fight against climate change. We want them to stick...

Tracy had to turn to a foodbank for the first time earlier this year.

Inequality on our doorstep

Recently, the Sunday Times published its annual Rich List. The list is a celebration of wealth in the UK, but one thing it doesn't mention is that while the incomes of the super rich are growing...

The truth Behind the Brands

Feeding people doesn’t have to mean feeding climate change: 4 steps food companies can take to help stop climate change

No company is too big to listen to its customers.  When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Last year more than 400,000 of you called on companies to do more for women in their supply...

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...

Panning for gold in Australia

Super rich getting richer at a rate of knots, says Forbes magazine

What's the difference between 85 and 67? One year, according to Forbes. Because with newly calculated figures available for 2014 it appears that now just 67 people own the same wealth as the...

Yeb Sano

I’ve seen how climate change makes people hungry. We must act now.

Guest blog by Yeb Saño (pictured), Climate Change Commissioner for the Philippines. ...

Virginia Ñuñonca

One woman’s story of fighting climate change – and how you can join her

"I see the climate is changing a lot," says Virginia Ñuñonca (pictured above), a farmer and community leader in the Peruvian highlands. "Before it wasn't like this. Sometimes these...

You spoke. Pepsi listened.

Pushing PepsiCo to the Max on land grabs

When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Today PepsiCo proved this. The second biggest food and beverage company in the world has committed to put its full weight behind preventing land...

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