Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and people’s vulnerability to disasters according to a new report published today by international agency Oxfam.
Oxfam’s latest report on resilience calls on governments and aid agencies to tackle the politics and power at the heart of the increasing effects of climate change, rising inequality and pe
Poor countries are cutting back investment in farming, health service and services to help women because of fears about rising debts and the impact of the economic crisis, according to a new database launched today.
Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund need to ditch the ‘trickle down’ economics of the past and lead the fight against inequality if they are serious about the new target to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Extreme inequality is not inevitable, and there are practical ways to close the gap.
Millions of poor people will go without life-saving food and medicines as donor aid pledges to poor countries are breached.
Acting head of Oxfam’s Washington office Didier Jacobs said:
Oxfam believes that reducing inequality is fundamental to fair and sustainable development.
A draft document entitled “A Common Vision for the World Bank Group”, which will be discussed