small women farmers

Colombia woman farmer. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: Colombia's challenge: addressing land inequality and consolidating peace

Colombia has the most unequal distribution of land in Latin America, yet equitable access to land is a decisive factor for consolidating peace in Colombia.

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.

 

Agriculture is employment in Tanzania

Blog: Agriculture is employment in Tanzania

Last year (2012) October Sister Martha was named Mama Shujaa wa Chakula (female food hero) of the year in Tanzania. Early this year she moved to a new piece of land in Morogoro Region where she has used the Mama Shujaa wa Chakula prize to start a youth training center teaching and demonstrating sustainable agricultural practices to the youth.

Vous avez fait entendre votre voix, Mars et Nestlé ont écouté

Blog: Vous avez fait entendre votre voix, Mars et Nestlé ont écouté

Voici une friandise de Pâques pour les amateurs de chocolat : la preuve qu'aucune marque ne sera jamais assez grande pour ignorer ses clients et clientes. 

Female cocoa farmer. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: You spoke. Mars and Nestle listened.

Here’s an Easter treat for chocolate lovers: proof that no brand is so big it can ignore its customers.

Martha Mwasu Waziri is crowned the Mama Shujaa wa Chakula (Female Food Hero) Tanzania 2012 Credit: Oxfam

Blog: #SemanaCRECE: Las heroínas de la alimentación en Tanzania

Durante la Semana CRECE hemos recibido fantásticas noticias sobre el gran trabajo que se está realizando en Tanzania para proporcionar apoyo a las productoras de alimentos y hacer frente a los problemas relacionados con la tenencia de la tierra. A continuación puedes leer la historia sobre la final del "reality show" Heroínas de la alimentación en el que participa Oxfam. Esta semana se anunció a la ganadora....

Martha Mwasu Waziri is crowned the Mama Shujaa wa Chakula (Female Food Hero) Tanzania 2012 Credit: Oxfam

Blog: #GROWWeek Day 6: Female Food Hero Finale in Tanzania

During GROW Week we’ve had a lot of fantastic updates on the great work that is being done in Tanzania to support female food producers and tackle the issues around land. Below is a wrap up story from the Female Food Heroes reality TV show that the women were heavily involved in developing. This week the winner was announced….

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