On the eve of a high-level summit between the leaders of India and the European Union in Delhi, Oxfam is calling on the EU not to pressure India into agreeing new trade rules that could deny hundreds of millions of people access to affordable medicines.
Arms traffickers can too easily navigate the patchwork of national arms regulations, fuelling conflict while avoiding arrest and extradition, because countries have been too weak or reluctant to pass an international arms trade treaty, says international agency Oxfam.
Countries from both the rich and the developing worlds must stop their recriminations and scepticism from derailing vital UN talks, beginning today, to find ways of helping feed the world's 925 million hungry people.
Oxfam invests in eco-friendly coffee processing, and helps farmers grow a world-class crop.
One of the 114 merchants in the Jose Olaya market (in Villa El Salvador, south Lima), explains how training programs for commercial skills, developed by Oxfam with the local traders, have helped his business.