A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Soybean production in Paraguay now takes up 80 per cent of cultivated land, displacing agricultural production by family farmers and indigenous populations and deepening inequality in acces
Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said:
“Oxfam welcomes this high-level push for transparency and accountability in the oil and mining sector.
In response to the Royal Society’s report, People and the
The G20, the preeminent global economic decision making body, has thrown its political weight behind the commitment to shared growth and narrowing the development gap through its Seoul Deve
For countries rich in minerals and hydrocarbons, natural resources should provide an essential source of financing for development.