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.
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In response to the statements from Kellogg and General Mills regarding Oxfam’s “Standing on the Sidelines” repo
Palm oil production can lead to greenhouse gas emissions, land grabs and exploitation.
PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage company, today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain.
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.
The Coca-Cola Company today committed to take steps to stop land grabs from happening in its supply chain after more than 225,000 people signed petitions and took action as part of Oxfam’s campaign to urge food and beverage companies to respect community land rights.
Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods to make sure their sugar doesn¹t lead to land grabs.
This paper sets out how one crop – sugar – has been driving large-scale land acquisitions and land conflicts at the expense of small-scale food producers and their families.
Many indigenous communities across Mato Gross do Sul are fighting for official recognition of their ownership of the land but it is a lengthy process - in the meantime agro-industrial companies have wasted no time in clearing the land which the community believes will be planted with sugar cane.
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.