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.
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The European Commission’s new plan to boost the role of the private sector in development cooperation could put efforts to reduce poverty second to the interests of European companies, said leading
As development leaders from around the world gather in Mexico City to participate in the first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation this week, Oxfam is asking a crucial question: What will be Mexico’s legacy?
The 2013 elections helped to restore constitutional order in Mali and marked the start of a period of hope for peace, stability and development.
Inequality is central to Oxfam’s mission to fight poverty.
Our 'Internet Now!' project connects villages with the internet, in areas of northern Uganda which have been affected by conflict from the Lord's Resistance Army. The Internet Now! computer centers create employment and give access to other services.
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Regarding the Somalia Conference in London, Oxfam says:
Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.