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World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

Five today... Scotland's Climate Change Act

Today marks five years since Scotland passed our world leading climate change legislation.  ...

Why Our Climate Targets Matter

By Ryan McQuigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland ...

Behind the Brands - why I'm taking action

A friend recently asked me, what are you boycotting now? I hadn't realised, but since our school days my acts of consumer power were being quietly watched by friends. ...

Scottish Past Linked To Modern Land Grabs

International Development Minister Attends Seminar on New 'Highland Clearances'   Global land grabs and their parallels to the Highland Clearances were the theme of an...

Scots Poll Shows Concern Over Global Land Grabs

Scottish Government Urged To Play Role In Fighting "New Highland Clearances" ...

Scots Party Leaders Support End Of Global Hunger

Political party leaders have shown their support for Scotland's biggest ever campaign on global hunger, 'Enough Food for Everyone IF'. The year-long campaign is organised by a coalition...

Lord McConnell Warns of Global Land Grabs

An Oxfam report has revealed that investors are targeting poorly governed countries, looking to secure land cheaply and quickly. Here, former First Minister Lord Jack McConnell writes about...

Halima's Story

30 years old. Four children. And a life expectancy of just 15 more years. Life is hard - and very likely short - for Halima Shabani. Feeding and sending her children to school is a constant...

"Climate Change Is Killing Us"

By Jamie Livingstone, Oxfam Scotland Campaign Manager "Climate change is killing us". Andrew Chikwanda could scarcely put it more bluntly. It's his first day as Acting...

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