Oxfam International | Land Portal

Our Vision

Our vision is a just world without poverty. We want a world where people are valued and treated equally, enjoy their rights as full citizens, and can influence decisions affecting their lives.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to help create lasting solutions to the injustice of poverty. We are part of a global movement for change, empowering people to create a future that is secure, just, and free from poverty.

Achieving our Purpose

We use a combination of rights-based sustainable development programs, public education, campaigns, advocacy, and humanitarian assistance in disasters and conflicts.

We challenge the structural causes of the injustice of poverty, and work with allies and partners locally and globally.

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Shining a Spotlight

A critical assessment of food and beverage companies’ delivery of sustainability commitments

Informes e investigaciones
Marzo, 2021
Global

From 2013 to 2016, Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign called on the world’s 10 biggest food and beverage companies to adopt stronger social and environmental sourcing policies and spurred significant commitments on women’s empowerment, land rights and climate change. Now, as the coronavirus pandemic worsens inequality and food insecurity around the world, we assess whether the companies have taken meaningful steps to implement the commitments they made in response to the campaign.

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PROGRESS TOWARDS THE SDG LAND DEGRADATION AND RESTORATION COMMITMENTS

What can we learn from the 2020 VNRS and the SDG indicators' global database?

Informes e investigaciones
Enero, 2021
Global

In 2015 we celebrated world leaders’ recognition of the foundational and strategic role that sustainable land management must play t o advance biodiversity conservation and climate resilience.

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Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre, 2020
Burkina Faso, República Centroafricana, Camerún, Argelia, Eritrea, Etiopía, Malí, Mauritania, Níger, Nigeria, Sudán, Senegal, Sudán del Sur, Chad

‘Over the past three decades hundreds of thousands of farmers in Burkina Faso and Niger, on the fringes of the Sahara Desert, have transformed large swathes of the region’s arid landscape into productive agricultural land, improving food security for about three million people. Once-denuded landscapes are now home to abundant trees, crops, and livestock.'

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Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre, 2020
Global

On 24 November 2020 the Land Inequality Initiative (International Land Coalition, OXFAM, Welthungerhilfe) launched its new research report "Uneven Ground: Land Inequality at the Heart of Unequal Societies", and a series of groundbreaking studies that reveal new insights and data proving that land inequality is rising.

In the new study released today, researchers say that land inequality is rising in Africa and globally. Worse, the unfettered realisation of land inequality trends would create a social and economic disaster of massive proportions on the continent.

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Por qué la justicia climática debe estar en el centro de la recuperación tras la pandemia de COVID-19

Informes e investigaciones
Septiembre, 2020
Global

En 2020, las emisiones de carbono se han reducido drásticamente a causa de las restricciones impuestas por la pandemia de COVID-19. Sin embargo, la crisis climática, desencadenada por la acumulación de emisiones en la atmósfera a lo largo del tiempo, ha seguido agudizándose. Este informe detalla los resultados de nuevas investigaciones que ponen de manifiesto cómo, en las últimas décadas, la desigualdad extrema de las emisiones de carbono nos ha dejado al borde del colapso climático.

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE 2020 VOLUNTARY NATIONAL REVIEWS (VNRs) AND THE SDG INDICATORS’ GLOBAL DATABASE?

What can we learn from the 2020 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) and the SDG Indicators’ Global Database?

Informes e investigaciones
Septiembre, 2020
Global

In 2015 we celebrated world leaders’ recognition of the foundational and strategic role that secure land rights for all –women and men, regardless of ethnicity, religion, place of residence, or civil, economic, social, or political status—must play to achieve a world free of poverty, hunger and systemic gender discrimination.

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Pueblos indígenas y derechos territoriales en crisis frente a la COVID-19 en América Latina

Informes e investigaciones
Junio, 2020
América Latina y el Caribe

Mientras el mundo entero trata de ponerse a salvo de la pandemia, los pueblos indígenas de América Latina agonizan y algunos podrían llegar a desaparecer. El abandono estatal y la ausencia de servicios adecuados de salud integral y agua
segura los hace extremadamente vulnerables al virus que se extiende a toda velocidad por el continente.

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Arriesgando la vida por la paz

Informes e investigaciones
Octubre, 2019
Colombia

En Colombia, las mujeres que defiendensus tierras, su cultura y el medioambiente están siendo amenazadas, hostigadas y, en ocasiones,

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Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Informes e investigaciones
Agosto, 2019
Kenya, Sudáfrica, Guatemala, Honduras, Estados Unidos de América, Australia, Papua Nueva Guinea, Global

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

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Febrero, 2019
Europa

This primer explains the current situation concerning the United Kingdom’s food supply and how this is likely to change in the medium and long term as a result of climate change. It discusses likely threats to UK food security emerging from a range of potential warming scenarios and the current policy debate on how to address them effectively.

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