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A new era of high and volatile food prices is causing life-changing shifts in society, according to Oxfam and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in a joint report published today.

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Breaking the Ramadan fast in Bangladesh. Photo: Andrew Biraj/Oxfam

Rising food prices and a lack of political will has affected how millions of people across the world have been breaking their fasts during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Shorbanu Khatun, a mother of four from Bangladesh who lost her home when cyclone Aila hit in May 2009. Credit: Oxfam

$200bn could mean the difference between success and failure in Copenhagen, as the UN climate summit begins in the city today. The Summit marks the culmination of two years of international negotiations on a deal to prevent catastrophic climate change.

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