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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: 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...

Oxfam asks Coldplay fans to be a part of a global campaign for change

Oxfam is looking for Coldplay fans to take part in a groundbreaking global music project to campaign against one of the world's greatest human injustices. Coldplay's...

Restricted access hampering lifesaving assistance in North Darfur

Fears new fighting may be on the horizon after tens of thousands displaced in Jebel Amir gold-producing area    KHARTOUM - Tens of thousands of people who have fled fighting in the largest displacement...

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 calls on military advisors for Mali to prioritise training on human rights and laws of war

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritised in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali. With reports...

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...

International writers and artists warn global land rush is hurting the poorest

Kristen Davis, Gael Garcia Bernal and Peter Capaldi join call on World Bank to freeze land deals. International writers and artists including Paul Theroux, Kamila...

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...

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