International agency Oxfam warned that today’s announcement of the "New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition" focuses too heavily on the role of the private sector to tackle the complex challenges of food insecurity in the developing world.
In response to the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability report presented to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Addis Ababa today, Sarah Best of Oxfam said:
As we reported in the one-year progress report, Oxfam raised approximately $98 million for its three-year earthquake response pr
After two years Haitians continue to grapple with the effects of the devastating earthquake that killed more than two hundred thousand people and rendered more than one million of them homeless.
Oxfam rejects the findings of this report.
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere said:
Today the European Commission launched a new ‘Agenda for Change’ for EU development
In order to be able to find enough resources to ensure public services, such as education and health for all, poor countries need to raise more tax, and raise tax in ways that are progressive and f
Secretive land deals are forcing poor families from their land and leaving them hungry. We've produced this video to help us start a conversation about how land grabs are impacting people's lives.
Amidst jubilant celebration, the new Republic of South Sudan entered the international stage in July 2011 albeit as one of the least developed countries in the world.