Inequality has increased in 14 of the 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people.
“Food, funds, inequality” issues will test G20 leaders’ ability to transform the global economy. The 2011 G20 Summit could be a watershed for global stability and prosperity if leaders rise above a narrow vision of self-interest and act decisively for the world’s poorest citizens.
International aid agency Oxfam today releases a digital edition of its report Growing a Better Future: Food justice in a resource constrained world, to coincide with the beginning of ‘GROW Week’ – a week of activism highlighting the world’s broken food system.
Oxfam is releasing an online parody today of Alec Baldwin’s sales talk in the cult classic movie Glengarry Glen Ross, to highlight the issue of land grabs and their effect on poor people's lives.
Oxfam has made a submission to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on its 2011 review of the conditions it attaches to its loans.
Launched in Brussels on 19th May, this year’s flagship AidWatch report entitled 'Challenging self-interest: Getting EU aid fit for the fight against poverty' says that aid is becoming increasingly dictated by domestic political agendas.