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Nelmo Ramos coffee producer (Olopa, Guatemala). Photo: Saul Martinez/Oxfam

Countries across the world must play their fair part in cutting emissions if we are to reduce the harmful impacts of climate change on global food supply, worldwide development organization Oxfam warns today.

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Alfonso, Feliciano and Carmen harvest the paddy fields in Sobrenia.

Climate change could put back the fight against hunger by decades but our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.

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Over the last year, your pressure has helped us turn the food system upside down. These are just the highlights of one year of Behind the Brands action. To help us grow the movement, please share this video.

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Some of Europe’s biggest film stars came together to launch today a new short film Future News, directed by David Yates, which brings to light the enormous potential of a Robin Hood Tax.

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A slum community in Lucknow, India. Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining democracy and creating a world where the 85 richest people own the wealth of half of the world’s population, worldwide development organization Oxfam warns in a report published today. 

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From the historic Arms Trade Treaty to convincing big companies to act to stop land grabs to responding to the devastating super typhoon Haiyan and the Syria humanitarian crisis, 2013 was not an ordinary year for Oxfam and our supporters.

From Bamako to Tacloban, find out what Oxfam did in 2013.

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