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Infographic: Visualizing the global land rush

Blog: Infographic: Visualizing the global land rush

Explaining the links that connect the sugar in your Coke or Pepsi to the global scandal of land grabs that kick poor farmers off their land can be a long and winding story.

Agricultoras de Brasil. Foto: Oxfam

Blog: Día Mundial de la Alimentación y Tras la Marca: Uniendo puntos

Ayer, 16 de octubre, era el Día Mundial de la Alimentación. También fue un día importante para la campaña Tas la Marca, con la celebración de varios eventos en Estados Unidos, los Países Bajos y Canadá. Pero, ¿cuál es la conexión entre ambos? ¿Cómo pueden unas personas manifestándose con una pancarta ante la sede de PepsiCo estar relacionadas con el día mundial en el que las personas nos unimos para luchar contra el hambre?

Brazilian farmers. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: World Food Day and Behind the Brands: Connecting the dots

Yesterday was World Food Day. It was also an exciting day for the Behind the Brands campaign, with stunts taking place in the USA, the Netherlands, and Canada. But what’s the connection between the two? How is some volunteers holding a banner outside of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola signs connected to a global day uniting people in the fight against hunger?

Graphic: global demand for sugar is rising.

Blog: How difficult is it to say “we do not tolerate abuse”?

How hard do you think it is for a company to say “We don’t tolerate human rights abuses”? Imagine a really famous multi-million-dollar one that depends upon having fantastic public relations all over the world. Surely that company would want everyone to know it has zero tolerance towards, say, land grabs happening in its supply chain? Wouldn’t you think?

Cargill misses the point on land acquisitions in Colombia

Blog: Cargill misses the point on land acquisitions in Colombia

Cargill's land acquisitions not only affect small farmers’ access to land, but the peace process and rule of law.

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods – what they say and what we know

Blog: Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods – what they say and what we know

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) have had varied reactions to Oxfam’s new report, Sugar Rush, exposing land grabs and conflicts in their sugar supply chains, and their need to strengthen their policies as a result.

Photo of Edilza Duarte, 24, with daughter Stephanie Duarte and son Jason Duarte.

Blog: Coke, Pepsi and ABF: make sure your sugar doesn’t lead to land grabs

Too often, the sugar in your favorite food and drinks is sourced by kicking farmers and their families off their land. This leaves people homeless and hungry.

But you can change this. Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) to make sure their sugar doesn’t lead to land grabs.

Cargill and the Colombian Government: Of land and inequality

Blog: Cargill and the Colombian Government: Of land and inequality

When two very unequal guys are fighting, an old Colombian saying tells us that we have a fight between “a free tiger and a tied donkey.”

La face cachée des marques : le compte à rebours a commencé

Blog: La face cachée des marques : le compte à rebours a commencé

Mercredi 2 octobre, nous lancerons un nouveau volet de la campagne La face cachée des marques. Tout est encore top-secret. Mais en attendant le lancement, voici une bande-annonce exclusive pour un petit avant-goût.

Behind the Brands: Countdown to the next chapter

Blog: Behind the Brands: Countdown to the next chapter

On Wednesday 2nd October we will launch the next phase of Behind the Brands. The details of this are top-secret until launch, but this exclusive teaser video gives a sneak preview of the campaign to come.

 

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