Tagged: Agriculture

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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.

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Photograph taken by an evictee in Uganda, as they are chased from their land.

Thousands of the world’s poorest people are losing their homes and livelihoods as a result of a new wave of land deals. Sign up to tackle this difficult and complicated issue and we’ll give you exclusive information to help you to stop land grabs and GROW justice.

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The region of Turkana in the North of Kenya has gone for over five years without a good rain capable of making the grazing lands grow enough grass to feed the region’s livestock, its sole source of economic livelihood.

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Pastoralist communities are now reliant on food aid, Kenya. Photo: Andy Hall/Oxf

While the international community has stepped up to help those impacted by mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, unfortunately, “slow-onset” humanitarian crises, such as the worsening drought in the Horn in Africa, have not received the same attention.

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