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food prices crisis
Reacting to the draft G20 communiqué circulating on Monday 17th, Oxfam spokesperson Carlos Zarco said:
Oxfam’s food policy adviser Thierry Kesteloot said: “The hike in food prices is deeply worrying. Millions more people are sliding into poverty as they struggle to afford basic food su
“Today President Sarkozy signaled that a number of ‘lead’ countries could forge ahead this year with a tiny levy on financial transactions – a Robin Hood tax – and that he is confident othe