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Whose Aid Is It Anyway?

The effectiveness of international aid, both in meeting urgent needs and in tackling entrenched poverty, is being undermined in some of the world’s poorest places.

While effective aid has

Global food prices at record high

The FAO announced today that world food prices have reached a new historic peak - surpassing levels seen during the global food price crisis of 2007 - 08 when the number of hungry people in

Investors could do more to reduce poverty

Institutional investors should implement and publicly report on a responsible investment policy that addresses poverty and development issues according to a new report by Oxfam launched today.

G20 should ensure recovery fights poverty

World leaders have an historic opportunity to reform the global economy to ensure that the one in six people who live in extreme poverty benefit from economic recovery, international agency Oxfam said today ahead of the G20 summit in Seoul.

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