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.
During the two days of the G8 Summit, which starts today, $2.2 billion in illicit flows will have hemorrhaged from developing countries into tax havens and land one and a half times the size of Manhattan sold off to foreign investors.
Since 2000, companies in G8 countries have acquired land in developing countries more than the size of the whole of Ireland. This is enough to feed 96 million people every year – almost the total population of the UK and Canada.
We asked you to do ordinary things out of place to make a noise about unjust land grabs. You delivered in the thousands. We put your images to Coldplay's song, and the World Bank listened.
The Government of Guatemala has recognized three commitments to the communities evicted from Polochic Valley. The campaign organized by Oxfam and Vamos al Grano has generated 107,000 signatures in support of the cause.
Watch the pioneering new crowd-sourced 'In My Place' film featuring thousands of Coldplay fans and others, and take action to help end the injustice of land grabs.
A pioneering new film featuring thousands of Coldplay fans and others, including actor Dominic Cooper and rock band Wolf Gang, launched today by Oxfam to highlight the injustice of land grabs.
In the once tranquil Casiguran municipality of the Philippines, a special economic zone has been initiated by a powerful local dynasty. There are plans for a deep water shipping po
Today, the European Commission published its first Communication on the impact of EU biofuels policy on food security and land rights in developing countries.
A pioneering film project. Inspired by Coldplay. Shot by you. Dedicated to people all over the world affected by the injustice of land grabs.