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The World Development Report 2010 addresses how the global response to climate change can strengthen, rather than undermine, development in the world's poorest countries.

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The first of May traditionally sees workers march through the center of La Paz (Bolivia) and for the last few years has been a focus of all the social movements to voice their demands to the government. Credit: Renato Guimaraes/Oxfam

G20 finance ministers meeting in London this weekend should provide a $280 billion bailout for millions of poor people struggling to survive the economic crisis. We provide three easy ways the G20 could deliver this up.

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Adaha sits in her home and talks about the need for women and men to be able to have more equality in the village of Intedeyne, Mali. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

The $8.42 trillion promised by rich country governments to bailout banks would be enough to end global extreme poverty for 50 years and a massive step towards ending it forever.

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The World Bank and the IMF must cushion developing countries from the financial crisis that is threatening to hit them hard, while also tackling the challenges of food and fuel price increases, said international agency Oxfam today.

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