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PepsiCo declares ‘zero tolerance’ for land grabs in its supply chain

The world's second largest food and beverage company, PepsiCo, has today committed to take steps to prevent land grabs in its supply chain following an Oxfam campaign calling on food and drink...

Oxfam reaction to new global hunger figures released today

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EU Energy Ministers fail to go public on disastrous impact of biofuels policy on the world’s poor

In reaction to today's EU Energy Ministers' statement on their debate about Europe's post 2020 renewable energy strategy, Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam's EU office, said: ...

Using crops for fuel not food is driving up prices and risking hunger for millions, warns Oxfam

Oxfam is calling on the UK government to push for the scrapping of European biofuel targets at a meeting of EU Energy Ministers today.  ...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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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...

Charities call for end to global hunger as greatest Olympic legacy

Britain's leading aid and development charities have welcomed the progress made at Prime Minister David Cameron's Olympics Hunger Event, and urged world leaders to keep the global food crisis...

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...

UN Zero Hunger challenge offers ray of hope in fight against hunger

International agency Oxfam today welcomed the announcement by the UN Secretary General to create a global Zero Hunger Challenge to eliminate hunger and ensure that everyone everywhere has enough...

Final statement at Rio +20 - Oxfam

Speaking at the end of the Rio+20 UN Summit on Sustainable Development, Barbara Stocking, chief executive, Oxfam said: ...

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