land grabs

Warming up for the G8

Blog: Warming up for the G8

There's enough food in the world to feed everyone. So why does one person in every eight still go to bed hungry?

This month, eight people will meet in Northern Ireland - and they can start to answer this one question. 



Votre mobilisation contribue à mettre fin aux accaparements de terres

Blog: Votre mobilisation contribue à mettre fin aux accaparements de terres

Avec votre aide, Oxfam mène campagne contre les accaparements de terres depuis le mois de septembre. Nous avons insisté auprès de la Banque mondiale sur la nécessité qu’elle prenne des mesures permettant d’en finir avec les accaparements de terres dans de nombreux pays en développement.

How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

Blog: How your campaigning is helping end land grabs

With your help, Oxfam has been campaigning since September on land grabs, as part of our GROW campaign for food justice. We wanted the World Bank to take some urgently needed action to help end land grabs in many developing countries, which help keep one in eight people on our planet hungry.

Why Oxfam has taken the land campaign to the World Bank Spring Meetings

Blog: Why Oxfam has taken the land campaign to the World Bank Spring Meetings

It’s been a busy few months for Oxfam campaigners, and it’s all been leading up to this moment: the World Bank Spring Meetings. Here’s why they’re so important to us, and to the people we’re campaigning with around the world:

Blog: Video: Fighting land grabs in the Philippines and beyond

50,000 Oxfam supporters are watching to see whether the World Bank will deliver on land grabs commitments

The World Bank and land grabs

Blog: The World Bank and land grabs

At the beginning of its Land and Poverty Conference this week, the World Bank Group put out a 

Our latest video. Inspired by Coldplay. Starring you.

Blog: Our latest video. Inspired by Coldplay. Starring you.

Wow. We asked you – Coldplay fans, Oxfam supporters and creative geniuses – to send us photos and videos of ordinary things out of place, and you responded in thousands. You sent nearly 7,000 pics and films, from 55 countries, in five continents! (What, no Coldplay fans in Antarctica?)

Now, with Coldplay’s support, we’ve made a great music video to highlight the problem of land grabs.

The rush to grab land in Cambodia revealed: photo exhibition in Washington, DC

Blog: The rush to grab land in Cambodia revealed: photo exhibition in Washington, DC

Around the world, a rush to grab land is underway. In Cambodia, the impact of land grabs on the livelihoods of poor people has made the issue one of the country's most contentious.

Photo of a woman harvesting potatoes

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.

Blog: Final tips for In My Place, our crowdsourced music video for Coldplay

We've asked you to star in an exclusive video for Coldplay's acoustic version of "In My Place", and help Oxfam fight the injustice of land grabs.

The photos and videos you've sent in for so far have been amazing. We're so pleased with all the inventive ideas you've had.

With just a few days to go, there are a few shots and scenes we'd really like to see:

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