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Press Release | 19 June 2014

As African Union's Heads of State meet in Malabo to discuss agriculture and food security in Africa, more than two million African citizens have called on their leaders to "Invest in our farmers, our food and our futures," and make progress on the Maputo Declaration. 

Press Release | 18 June 2014

Today Oxfam praised the CEO’s of eight of the ten biggest food and beverage companies in the world for joining together with the heads of some 400 major companies to call on world leaders, “to act with determination, leadership and ambition to secure an ambitious and legally binding global climate deal.”

Press Release | 6 June 2014

Oxfam joined civil society organizations from around the world to demand the member governments of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) take decisive action urgently on climate change.

Press Release | 3 June 2014

Russia’s absence from the G7 summit is a stark warning to Europe that political turmoil on its doorstep risks an energy price crisis, at the same time as the effects of climate change on food imports could drive up costs.

Press Release | 20 May 2014

Spotlight on Kellogg and General Mills; companies not doing enough to tackle climate change.

Media Reaction | 24 June 2014
Oxfam welcomes today's World Bank report 'Climate-Smart Development: Adding Up the Benefits,' which shows the series of additional benefits...
Media Reaction | 14 June 2014
(Bonn, Germany) A lack of urgency imperils the likelihood of an ambitious 2015 climate agreement, Oxfam warned today as talks continued at...
Media Reaction | 13 June 2014
At today’s meeting of EU Energy Ministers, a debate was held on the 2030 European Climate and Energy Package as well as the Energy Security...
Media Reaction | 13 June 2014
At today’s EU Energy Ministers Council, Ministers approved a proposal to amend the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive and Fuel Quality...
Media Reaction | 2 June 2014
 In response to the US Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new carbon pollution standards for power plants, Heather Coleman,...

Kellogg & General Mills: Feed people, fight climate change!

The way food companies produce the food you eat also feeds climate change - General Mills and Kellogg are among the worst when it comes to acting on climate change. 

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We are at war with climate change and hunger: Yeb Saño

Yeb Sano, Climate Change Commissioner, Philippines, explains how climate change is making people hungry and exhorts the world to fight it together.

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#BehindtheBrands turns 1: A year of changing the food system

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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Where is our 10 percent? Agriculture investment in Africa

African artists are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises and invest at least 10% of their national budget in agriculture.

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A community in Brazil fights the occupation of their land by sugar plantations

Edliza Duarte worries about how the loss of their land will affect her family and fears for the health and future of her two children.

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Where is our 10% - Baaba Maal recording session

African artists, including Oxfam Global Ambassador Baaba Maal, are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises made in 2003 Maputo to spend at least 10% of their national budget on agriculture.

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Behind the Brands at Coke, Pepsi and ABF: Does your sugar lead to land grabs?

Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods to make sure their sugar doesn¹t lead to land grabs.

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Behind the Brands: The truth about sugar is anything but sweet

As global demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it. Around the world poor farmers are being kicked off their land to grow sugar, leaving them hungry and homeless.

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GROW-ing women food champions (2013)

The GROW female food champion competition in Tanzania attracted over 6000 nominations from women farmers and producers, but who would be recognized as Mama SujaWaChakula, a woman champion?

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Coping with climate change in China

Our work with small farmers in China to grow crops better adapted to the climate, combined with lobbying authorities to more actively involve villagers in decision making is yielding results.

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