Subject: livelihoods

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World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by typhoon Haiyan

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don't receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing...

Aid agencies call on Barclays to scrap plans to cut Somali financial lifeline (UPDATE)

Update on Barclays' decision to close Somalia money transfer accounts Oxfam reaction to Barclays'...

It’s power and politics, stupid

Oxfam calls for radical change in way world deals with ever increasing numbers of people at risk of calamity   Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power...

Oxfam reaction to Mondelez announcement that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains

In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international...

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...

Oxfam: Veil of secrecy hides human cost behind top food and drinks companies supply chains

A British food giant, owner of brands including Silverspoon, Amoy and Kingsmill is keeping consumers in the dark about how it does its business and failing to ensure suppliers meet the ethical standards...

New survey reveals Somalia’s food crisis remains critical and likely to worsen in coming months

A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country...

This Ramadan break the fast with Palestinian dates

Muslim families can make a huge difference to impoverished communities in the occupied Palestinian territory this Ramadan by buying Fair Trade dates grown by Palestinian farmers. Oxfam, MADE in Europe...

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown ...

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