Lucy Brinicombe

Senior Press Officer

Lucy Brinicombe leads Oxfam's media work for climate change and food, including food security and food prices. She can be contacted for UK and international media enquiries on these subjects.She is also the main contact for Oxfam's work in Latin America. Lucy has a background in newspaper journalism, working for both regional and national titles.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472192
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 110054

Email: lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

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Oxfam reaction to European Commission’s report on impact of EU biofuels policy on food and land rights

Today, the European Commission published its first Communication on the impact of EU biofuels policy on food security and land rights in developing countries. The publication of this report coincides...

The World Bank’s private sector financing arm doesn’t know the environmental and social impacts of nearly half its portfolio

Campaigners are calling for a fundamental overhaul of World Bank lending to financial markets actors, following the publication of an Ombudsman audit. The World Bank's Compliance...

Land investors targeting poorly governed countries to avoid red-tape, warns Oxfam

Investors are targeting the world's weakest governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published by Oxfam to mark today's international day of action on land grabs.  ...

Oxfam: Unpaid corporate tax could solve global hunger with money to spare

Oxfam today reveals that less than a third of the money that developing countries lose to corporate tax dodgers would be enough to end global hunger.  The international agency is calling...

Treasured UK landmarks "Sold" in global rush for land

The White Cliffs of Dover, the Angel of the North, Glastonbury Tor and Brighton beach are among the treasured British landmarks that were "sold" this morning, as Oxfam brought the need...

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

World Bank must freeze investments to protect poor people from land grabs. Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in the last...

Oxfam reaction to the FAO Food Price Index

The Food and Agricultural Organisation's Food Price Index has today revealed that global food prices have remained at peak levels. In response, Oxfam's head of advocacy for the GROW campaign...

Food price spikes will get worse as extreme weather caused by climate change devastates food production - Oxfam

New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated, according to international agency Oxfam. Oxfam's new report, Extreme Weather, Extreme...

Tens of thousands at risk of cholera in Haiti after Tropical Storm Isaac

International aid agency Oxfam is warning that tens of thousands of people are at risk of cholera in the aftermath of tropical storm Isaac, which battered the Caribbean Island yesterday. ...

Haiti dodges eye of storm but camp dwellers still at risk from flooding and cholera

Thousands of people living in refugee camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided...