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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" ...

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...

Let's have a delve at 2012

In the tradition of 2012 reviews, here's a look back at the highs and lows of campaigning with Oxfam Scotland this year. There have been some firsts in Scotland. Following years of campaigning...

SOLD to Greedy Investors: Royal Concert Hall, City Chambers and the Gallery of Modern Art

Guest Blog by Laura Kerr, Glasgow Campaigns Group Coordinator On Saturday, the Oxfam Glasgow Campaigns Group auctioned off some of Glasgow's best known landmarks as part of Oxfam's...

Forth Bridge "Sold" in Land Grab

The Forth Bridge was among treasured British landmarks that were "sold" this morning, as Oxfam brought the need to tackle land grabs in developing countries to the public's doorsteps. ...

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Oxfam calls for increased people power

Oxfam Scotland says increased people power in Scotland should be used to tackle poverty and promote real community-led economic development, tackling inequality and providing sustainable livelihoods...

Oxfam campaigners take the Land Grab campaign to Glasgow's Buchanan Street

Oxfam warns of new 'Highland Clearances'

Oxfam has warned "land grabs" akin to the Highland Clearances in Scotland are taking place in developing countries with some of the world's poorest people forcibly evicted.  ...

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