Stand for Land. Help Oxfam Secure the Rights of Local Farmers!

By Severin - 4 min read

As part of their Behind the Brands campaign, Oxfam, a global aid and development charity, needs your help!

UPDATE: The mission is now extended until Sunday, December 15th, midnight CET + you can win a signed book by Rankin! Scroll down for details.

In countries like Brazil and Cambodia, thousands of farmers are losing their land to sugar suppliers who are supplying sugar to big food and beverage companies. As part of their Behind the Brands campaign, Oxfam, a global aid and development charity, needs your help to change that!

Your mission:Take a photo of your own two feet in your favorite place and submit it to Stand for Land. Oxfam will use the strongest photos to support their campaign for securing the rights of local farmers. Click here to learn more about it and add your name to their petition!

Your reward: Oxfam will choose the most powerful images to use in support of their campaign. They will be published through Oxfam’s social media accounts, used in print campaigns and in an art installation.

You remain the sole copyright holder of your image and will always be credited of course.

Deadline: December 15, 2013.

About Stand for Land:

An Oxfam investigation has found that too often, sugar suppliers in Brazil and Cambodia have brazenly violated the rights of local farmers, stripping them of the land that is their main source of food and income. They supply many of the big food and beverage companies. By submitting your photo to Stand for Landyou can help Oxfam raise awareness for this important cause and leave your mark in improving the situation for local farmers.

Your photo will be shared with two of the biggest companies to show them you support the campaign & encourage them to adopt policies to prevent land grabs. At the end of the project your photo will be collated with all the other entries from around the world to create an advertising campaign and art installation which will be sent to the food and beverage companies to illustrate the global movement of people standing in solidarity with people losing their land.

All used photographs will be credited at all points with the participant’s username. Please read the Terms & Conditions below to make sure you agree with them.

A special prize: A jury from Oxfam will decide on 5 winners who’ll win 1 copy each of the photo book “We Are Congo” by Rankin. The books will be hand-signed by Rankin himself! Find out more about the book here.

How to take part: Take a photo, select “Add to album” and tag it with Stand for Land Your photo will then be automatically added to the mission’s album.

If you want to add a photo you’ve already uploaded, you can do so via the “Edit Tags” menu. Just go to your profile, view the photo and select “Edit Tags”. From there you can add the tag “Stand for Land”.

What are you waiting for? Make your mark.

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Terms & Conditions: By submitting your photo to “Stand for Land” you license to Oxfam all existing and future intellectual property rights in [the Photographs and all other materials produced under this Agreement] on a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual basis, [with rights for Oxfam to sub-license and alter any images, to the extent necessary for such use, for example through cropping or resizing], for any purpose which furthers Oxfam’s objective. You confirm that you are authorised to grant this licence and specifically have obtained consent for such use from the owners of such intellectual property rights.All used photographs will be credited at all points with the participant’s username.

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