Rich countries guilty of breaking promises as aid falls, warns Oxfam
Rich countries are breaking the promises they made to increase aid to the world’s poorest countries warns international agency, Oxfam today. The warning follows the publication of the 2006 overseas aid figures by the OECD which shows that aid from the richest 22 countries fell by 5.1 per cent compared with 2005, the first time aid has fallen since 1996.
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