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Oxfam is working towards a world where everyone has enough to eat and where women especially have the opportunity to earn a decent living.
In 2011/12, we helped 780,000 people produce, eat and earn more.
In 2011/12, we helped 250,000 people, especially women, get their goods to market.
Life is tough for millions of poor food producers, but the current economic crisis is hitting them particularly hard. Any fall in demand or rise in prices can mean the difference between eating every day or going hungry.
Support for poor communities during this economic crisis includes helping farmers get a fair price for their produce, campaigning against global trade rules that keep people in poverty, and supporting women's labour rights.
The GROW campaign aims to transform the food system by establishing sustainable - and environmentally sound - agricultural production that will be able to feed a world population of 9 billion by 2050.
It's a campaign that seeks to bring about a shift in global government attitudes to food trade and finance. It focuses on small-scale farming in developing countries, and changing attitudes to the world's scarce resources for a fairer future.
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700 farmers will receive training, get better facilities and negotiate better prices, thanks to our project in Liberia.
Oxfam is working to reduce the impact of global warming – now and in the future.
Affordable health care and a quality education are the foundations for a brighter future for poor people.
It's easy to forget what a miracle water is. With a water supply on tap, food can grow, and people can thrive.
Empowering women is vital to ending poverty. So we put women's rights at the heart of our work.
Good aid saves lives and helps poor people work their own way out of poverty.
We help people fight discrimination and demand their rights.
When conflicts or natural disasters – such as the drought in East Africa in July 2011 – strike, we get there fast.
Good business is about more than making money. Companies can lift millions of people out of poverty.
One in five people in Britain lives in poverty. That's 13 million people. We're working to support them.
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