A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.
An investigation into four countries where Mars, Mondelez and Nestle purchase cocoa has shown that many women farmers face discrimination, unequal pay and hunger, leaving the companies’ social policies exposed as weak and needing work.
In March of 2011, 769 campesino families were forcibly kicked out of the Polochic Valley. They want the return of the land they have lived on and farmed for generations. Please help us support these 769 families to get their land back! Help us to stop land grabbing.
Investors are targeting the world’s weakest-governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published by Oxfam to mark today’s international day of action on land grabs.