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Press Release | 15 January 2014

The Netherlands is No. 1 in the world for having the most plentiful, nutritious, healthy and affordable diet, beating France and Switzerland into second place. Chad is last in 125th spot behind Ethiopia and Angola, according to a new food database by worldwide development organization Oxfam.

Press Release | 11 December 2013

If Europe were to rule out its support of biofuels by 2020, the region could lower its net imports of grain and oilseeds by up to 27 million tons, remarkably reducing its dependence on foreign goods. Global food prices could also drop significantly.

Press Release | 22 November 2013

Oxfam, the AFL-CIO, Trillium Asset Management and several other investors today filed a formal shareholder resolution urging PepsiCo to account for land rights violations in its supply chain. A recent investigation by Oxfam revealed that companies supplying sugar to PepsiCo and its franchisees have been implicated in violent land grabs, pushing small farmers off their land and undermining their livelihoods.

Press Release | 21 November 2013

We have said we stand in solidarity with the millions impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and with all climate impacted people. Our solidarity compels us to tell the truth about COP 19 and to voluntarily withdraw from the Warsaw climate talks.

Press Release | 11 November 2013

As the COP19 climate talks start, poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich countries.

Media Reaction | 20 November 2013
Rich countries’ obsession with private finance means millions of poor and vulnerable people could be left to face increasingly extreme and...
Media Reaction | 12 November 2013
Speaking on the second day of the United Nations Climate Change talks in Warsaw Kelly Dent, Oxfam’s spokesperson said;“Oxfam and other...
Media Reaction | 15 October 2013
Today European Finance Ministers agreed their common position for the United Nations COP 19 climate change talks next month in Warsaw,...
Media Reaction | 1 October 2013
New estimates today from the Food and Agriculture Organization which show that the number of hungry people has gone down by 26 million in...
Media Reaction | 27 September 2013
Reacting to the report released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Tim Gore, Oxfam’s Grow Campaign Head of...

Female Food Heroes 2012: Sister Martha Mwasu Waziri wins 'Mama Shujaa wa Chakula'

Martha Mwasu Waziri was chosen as Tanzania's Mama Shujaa wa Chakula 2012 (Female Food Hero). She won 10 million Tanzanian Shillings ($6,325) to buy farming equipment of her choice.

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Can we have green equality?

Kate Raworth, Senior Researcher at Oxfam Great Britain explores the question of what it would take to achieve global 'green growth' with equity.

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How land grabs deepen poverty in Guatemala

This shocking film, from the Polochic Valley in Guatemala, captures in detail what happens when people have their land taken from them. Thank you to CIFCA who helped us make this video.

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A beginner's guide to land grabs

Big land deals are tearing whole communities apart, leaving people hungry and homeless. It's big business at a big cost. But the World Bank has the power to be a force for change, by protecting the rights of the world's poorest people. Act now to stop land grabs.

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Oxfam on Tour presents Coldplay's 'Us Against the World'

Exclusive video from Coldplay live in Berlin released by Oxfam to celebrate 26,000 fans joining the GROW food justice campaign on the Mylo Xyloto tour.

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Food & You part 3: Grow solutions for a better food future

Want to know how to be part of a better food future? Watch this, the last of three animations that journey through the broken food system and explore the ways that we can build a world where everyone has enough to eat, always.

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Food & You part 2: The broken food system

Want to know be part of a better food future? Watch this, the second of three animations that journey through the broken food system and explore the ways that we can build a world where everyone has enough to eat, always.

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Food & You part 1: An introduction to the broken food system

Want to know be part of a better food future? Watch this, the first of three animations that journey through the broken food system and explore the ways that we can build a world where everyone has enough to eat, always.

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A long way from Hogwarts: Bonnie Wright highlights West Africa food crisis

Bonnie Wright Oxfam Ambassador visited Senegal in July 2012 to shed light on the food crisis affecting the Sahel region of West Africa. She looks at how Oxfam and you can help make a difference. www.sahel2012.org

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Mali Music Unplugged: Afel Bocoum describes the Sahel food crisis

Malian musician Afel Bocoum who worked with Damon Albarn on Mali Music Unplugged describes the food crisis affecting his country and the wider Sahel region of West Africa.

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