Oxfam is launching a campaign calling for the New Forests Company to respond to concerns that have been raised for the safety of people who were evicted to make way for the British company’s forestry plantations in Uganda.
The new wave of land deals is not the new investment in agriculture that millions had been waiting for. The poorest people are being hardest hit as competition for land intensifies.
Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing pace of land deals brokered around the world, often to the peril of poor communities who lose their homes and livelihoods – sometimes violently – with no prior consultation, compensation or means of appeal.
Today, the world’s natural resources are under increasing pressure and are often the object of important power struggles between corporations, states and communities. National go
The floods of 2010-2011 devastated homes, lives, and livelihoods across the country.
What is the GROW campaign about?
How will we manage to feed a world with 9 billion people in it?
Is Oxfam suggesting small-hold farmers can replace industrial farming?
Is Oxfam asking people to change their eating habits e.g. stop eating meat, eat less food?
What is Oxfam’s view on the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in agriculture / GMO foods?
Is Oxfam advocating organic farming? If not, why not?
A few years ago, Juan had no land to farm, but now he works on 7 acres with others involved in Oxfam's partner, the Agroforestry Farmers' Association of the Amazon Region of Bolivia.
For thousands of years, the olive tree has been an integral part of the Palestinian landscape: a symbol of Palestinian identity, culture and tradition.