Oxfam media officers are based around the globe. They can:
- Link you up with spokespeople who can provide expert comment and analysis on all issues related to Oxfam's GROW campaign in a range of different languages
- Put you in touch with poor communities who live with the consequences of the broken food system and environmental crisis and are at forefront of efforts to find solutions
- Provide access to a wealth of case studies, pictures and videos
Before the opening of the Committee on Food Security’s annual meeting in Rome (7 October), Oxfam called for Governments to ensure that biofuel policies do not force poor farmers off their land and fuel food price spikes.
The biggest names in the food and drink industry are not doing enough to stop land grabs and conflicts in their supply chains.
Oxfam urges the Colombian government to close the loopholes that allowed Cargill – the world’s largest agricultural commodity trader – to acquire over 52,000 hectares of land in Colombia’s Altillanura region through 36 shell companies between 2010 and 2012.
Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions.
Today 33 major investment funds, representing nearly $1.4 trillion of assets under management, called on food industry giants to improve their supply chain policies and transparency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Bamako. A brand new track recorded for Mali Music Unplugged -- a special performance from the Sahel with Afel Bocoum and Damon Albarn, to raise awareness of the Sahel food crisis.
An appeal from film director Ali Mostafa on behalf of Oxfam on the need for action on the Sahel food crisis affecting 18 million people. To act go to http://sahel2012.org