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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EU Ministers fail to break deadlock on climate finance

Today, European Finance Ministers agreed their common position for the United Nations climate change talks next month in Warsaw, Poland. In reaction to today's decision, Lies Craeynest, Oxfam's...

Big food and drink companies must act to stop conflicts over land as global sugar production continues to soar

The biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop poor people from being forced from their land and homes to make way to grow crops, according to a new report from Oxfam...

Investors push food industry giants for urgent action on transparency

New rankings show food companies slowly improving policies Today 31 major investment funds, representing nearly 1.5 trillion dollars of assets under management, called on...

Food prices squeezing poor people and driving social change by stealth

A new era of high and volatile food prices goes beyond affecting what people can afford to eat and is causing life-changing shifts in society, experts warn today.  The report,...

Doha deadlock on climate finance can be broken next week: Oxfam

Governments must move quickly at this year's first UN climate change meeting to plug the gaping deficit of funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change and lower their emissions,...

Oxfam response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights

In response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights, Oxfam's land grab campaign lead Hannah Stoddart said: "The World Bank's...

40 per cent drop in climate change adaptation funding should prompt action - Oxfam

New evidence of a 40 per cent drop in funding to help poor countries adapt to climate change should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilising Climate Finance in Washington and...

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.  ...