A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Settlement expansion, enabled by discriminatory restrictions on Palestinians in the Jordan Valley, is destroying the viability of a future Palestinian state. These photos show how Palestinians are coping.
The Jordan Valley, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, has the potential to be the breadbasket of any future Palestinian state.
The Guidelines on Land, Fisheries and Forests delivered today by the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) are a first essential step but there’s still a long road ahead before peoples’ rights to land, fisheries and forests are fully recognized and respected.
Oxfam rejects the findings of this report.
Burundi has alarming levels of food insecurity for a country dependent on agriculture: 72 per cent of the population do not have reliable access to enough food.
Oxfam is launching a campaign calling for the New Forests Company to respond to concerns that have been raised for the safety of people who were evicted to make way for the British company’s forestry plantations in Uganda.
The new wave of land deals is not the new investment in agriculture that millions had been waiting for. The poorest people are being hardest hit as competition for land intensifies.
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.
Secretive land deals are forcing poor families from their land and leaving them hungry. We've produced this video to help us start a conversation about how land grabs are impacting people's lives.