GROW blog

31 March 2014 | Tim Gore | 3 | Blog channel: GROW
 
Today leading international experts on climate change, the IPCC, presented their latest report on the impacts of climate change on humanity, and what we can do about it. It’s a lengthy report, so we’...
26 March 2014 | Yeb Sano | Blog channel: GROW
 
Typhoon Haiyan, the biggest storm to ever make landfall, devastated my homeland. Three days later I attended the opening of the UN climate change talks in Poland.
On the road, Northern Cebu. Photo: Vincent Malasador/Oxfam
25 March 2014 | Georgi York | 3 | Blog channel: GROW
 
Virginia’s story“I see the climate is changing a lot,” says Virginia Ñuñonca, a farmer and community leader in the Peruvian highlands. “Before it wasn’t like this. Sometimes these days, with the cold...
Virginia Ñuñonca sees the climate changing in Peru. Photo: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam
24 March 2014 | Duncan Green | Blog channel: GROW
 
Today, Oxfam is publishing a briefing on its ‘food and climate justice’ campaign. Here’s a post I wrote for the launch.
18 March 2014 | Irit Tamir | Blog channel: GROW
 
Big news for those who care about the rights of rural and indigenous people around the world: After more than 272,000 people signed petitions and took action with Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign,...
18 March 2014 | Cassie Eades | Blog channel: GROW
 
When enough of us speak out, companies listen. Today PepsiCo proved this.After nearly 6 months of campaigning, the world’s second largest food and drink company agreed to a zero tolerance policy on...
27 February 2014 | Irit Tamir | Blog channel: GROW
 
When customers speak, businesses listen. It’s an old adage in business that Oxfam and its supporters tested to see if this would be true on issues of sustainability and human rights.We launched the...
25 February 2014 | Georgi York | Blog channel: GROW
 
It’s not only Diana Ross who is left singing “upside down you’re turning me…” In the last twelve months Oxfam and hundreds of thousands of people around the world have joined together to shake-up the...
11 February 2014 | Eric Hazard | 2 | Blog channel: GROW
 
“The promise is more binding than the debt.” African proverb As I write this blog, over 810,000 people are in need of immediate food aid in northern Mali and in total there are around three million...
24 January 2014 | Simon Starling | Blog channel: GROW
 
On 1 June 2011, Oxfam launched the GROW campaign to tackle the injustice of 900 million people going to bed hungry every night. The campaign now works in more than 50 countries around the world and...
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