Land and land grabs
Oxfam urges World Bank to freeze land deals and champion an end to land grabs by all investors.
Watch this video on how land grabs are tearing whole communities apart, leaving people hungry and homeless. The World Bank has the power to be a force for good. It can help protect the rights of the world's poorest people.
This shocking film, from the Polochic Valley in Guatemala, captures in detail what happens when people have their land taken from them.
This toolkit outlines how the action works.
Print out this poster and use it to draw attention to your event
Print out, fold in half and use to hand-out at the action
Here are the top facts you need to know about the global land rush. In color and black & white.
This sign up sheet is to collect names for Oxfam's campaign.
|Two-thirds land grab infographic|
|Tick tock land grab infographic|
|60% land grab infographic|
|Support Nicaraguan Women Farmers project information|
This lists questions and answers on what land grabs are and why Oxfam is taking action.
This outlines how to explain land grabs in 10 seconds, 30 seconds or one minute.
|Growing a better future: Oxfam's report Growing a Better Future clearly outlines how the food system is broken. But it also calls for solutions. The food system can and must be transformed. This report is the result of three years of research and provides background for Oxfam's GROW campaign.|
|Enough For Everyone: What Canada can do to end the food crisis and reduce hunger around the world focuses on the Canadian situation.|
|Civil society statement on the finance of land grabs. Millions of hectares of land have been leased or bought up in recent years, mainly to produce food or fuel for the international market. Peasants, herders, fishers and other rural households are being dispossessed to feed themselves and their communities, sometimes through promises of jobs, sometimes at gunpoint.|
Food and You: Want to understand why 80% of the world's hungry are herders, fishers and farmers? Watch these videos— they expose our broken food system and explore the ways that we can build a world where everyone has enough to eat, always.
- Food and You: An animated film about what people are doing to change the broken food system
- Here's an infographic that explains the Food Crisis in West Africa and what happens when families can't get enough food to eat.
Sisters on the Planet: Fight Hunger. Invest in Women
Vamos al Grano: Campaign for Agriculture in Mesoamerica
Four infographics from our recent report Growing a Better Future.
- Who Controls the Food System?
- Where are the Hungry People?
- Women's Access to Land
- Who is investing in Agriculture?
Join the GROWing movement for change and watch this introduction to GROW.