Wisdom from Everyday Development: A collection of vignettes from South Africa

This collection of stories of change brings together various short vignettes from community based organizations in South Africa under five key themes from programme work in country. The key areas of focus of these stories are: food security and livelihoods; active citizenship; gender and vulnerability; embracing community complexity; and partnerships. These are all crucial areas in the way Oxfam Australia …

Food justice and the ‘Big 10’ food and beverage companies

Over the past century, powerful food and beverage companies have enjoyed unprecedented commercial success. But these companies have grown prosperous while the millions who supply the land, labor and water needed for their products face increased hardship. Now, a rapidly changing environment, affected communities and an increasingly savvy consumer base are pushing the industry to rethink ‘business as usual’. In …