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Speaking at the G20 finance ministers meeting, Max Lawson, Oxfam spokesperson, said: “While the G20 squabbles, poor people from Greece to Ghana
About innovative financing for development and climate change
EU Finance Ministers today agreed their common position for the upcoming G20 Finance Ministers meeting on 14-15 October in Pa
Food prices are a matter of life and death to many in the developing world.
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lamprière said:
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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just published its food price index which shows a sharp rise in
The G20's sticking plaster approach falls well short of the major surgery that is needed to tackle the global food price crisis said Oxfam at the close of the Agriculture Ministers Meeting
Following the dramatic food price increases in 2007–08, an estimated 150 million people joined the ranks of those who go hungry.
The G20 must scrap their most damaging biofuel policies and demand more open information about food stocks as part of urgent measures needed to tackle global food price volatility.
Food prices will remain high and volatile for at least another decade driving hunger and malnutrition according to the Agriculture Outlook Report 2011 - 2020 released by the Food a
French President Sarkozy and European Commission President Barroso spoke at today’s conference on commodities and raw materials in Brussels, organized by the European Commission ahead of next week’