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Olives harvested in Gaza

After nearly a month of bombardment, Gaza's food supplies are running low and an entire year's harvest is at risk.

Children play soccer on the land of the Taquara, a group of indigenous people in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Nestle's new commitment could help protect the land rights of indigenous people around the world. Photo: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

When one of the world’s largest food company commits to protecting land rights of small-scale farmers, it’s a big deal. Earlier this month, Nestlé committed to do just that.

Cocoa farmer in Nigeria. Photo: Oxfam America

In the past year, Behind the Brands supporters like you have persuaded both Coca-Cola and PepsiCo to do the same – and with this latest news, our movement is picking up even more steam.

Mukuru slum, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

The world can be proud of the progress made towards ending poverty - as I see for myself when I visit the toughest places, the cynics have been proven wrong by successful efforts to combat disease, to increase access to drinking water sources, and to get girls into school. But, as Oxfam...

1.5 million people have been displaced by this conflict. Almost 100,000 have sought shelter in UN bases like this one in Bor. Photo: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

South Sudan has been independent for three years. But in the past seven months, the sense of unity that brought its people together in 2011 has been lost, pushing 1.5 million from their homes and forcing many to live in appalling conditions.

Burning forests in Indonesia. Photo: Des Syafrizal/Oxfam

Palm oil is everywhere, in food and everyday items you don’t even realize. It’s in your morning bowl of cereal, your afternoon biscuits, your dinner pizza, in soap and even in the biodiesel that fuels your car. And sadly, in many places, it comes with human and environmental...

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