food production


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Blog: Broken promises: rural women hit hardest by corporate land deals

Small-scale women farmers are the backbone of Africa's food system, but, as corporations buy up huge swathes of rural land, they are losing out at every turn. Marc Wegerif introduces a new Oxfam briefing paper, which looks at the great challenges facing women small-scale farmers, and also gives a highlights of Oxfam's Food Heroes who perhaps show us where to go next.

A customer in an Oxfam fair trade shop in Barcelona. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Blog: The GROW Method: How to fix the food system with every bite

There are simple things you can do every day, to help tackle hunger that affects 1 in 7 people around the world. In the GROW Method, we’ve come up with some easy ways to help you be a thriving, supportive and sustainable part of that big thing we’re always going on about – ‘the food system.’

International chef and champion of Peruvian cuisine, Flavio Solórzano. Photo: Percy Ramírez/Oxfam

Blog: GROW Food Competition: Challenge Flavio Solórzano in Your Kitchen!

GROW has teamed up with international chef and worldwide promoter of Peruvian cuisine, Flavio Solórzano, for a very special competition to celebrate traditional Peruvian food and the important role of small-scale farmers. In October, Flavio donated to Oxfam a unique recipe he created, to celebrate the contribution that small scale farmers make every day in Peru.  A

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