Tagged: land

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Amanda is now aware of her rights. Chaco Boliviano. Photo: Patricio Crooker

Oxfam’s work in the forgotten, desert areas of the Chaco region of Bolivia has contributed to creating conditions that allow communities to recover power and control over the land, develop agriculture, and plan how they are going to use the natural resources. Amanda's is just one story of success.

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Countries from both the rich and the developing worlds must stop their recriminations and scepticism from derailing vital UN talks, beginning today, to find ways of helping feed the world's 925 million hungry people.

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More than 2,000 Latin American indigenous people will meet to discuss and debate their proposals to defend their right to land on May 27-31 in Puno, Peru for a series of three summits.

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Local farmers proudly show their harvest. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Arcadio Pacheco has reason to be proud. When he looks at his land, he sees it full of vegetables and flush with good irrigation systems. Things have changed a lot in La Mohaga in western Honduras.

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Indian women working in their garden, Uttar Pradesh. Credit: Rajendra Shaw/Oxfam

What happens to farmers and agricultural workers varies from country to country. Nonetheless, there are some common solutions.

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Man spreading fair trade coffee beans out to dry in the sun, Honduras. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Investment in agriculture, land rights, working conditions, access to markets and climate change are the main issues of this campaign

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