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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
The European Commission today unveiled a new strategy on how Europe should protect its access to raw materials and the issue of regulation of commodity markets including farm goods.
Oxfam is shocked and saddened b
“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
Responding to French President Nicolas Sarkozy's call for the G20 to agree a tax on financial transactions to raise funds for international development, Jeremy Hobbs, Oxfam International Excecutive
Number of people hit by Colombia’s worse flood in decades continues to rise
The number of people affected by the flood emergency in Colombia has risen by 50,000 people in the last two wee
Reacting to the World Bank’s announcement that it had secured $49.3bn for its fund for the world’s poorest countries, the International Development Association (IDA), international development agen
After this week’s protests following the announcement of the results from the first round of the Presidential elections, Saturday and Sunday have been relatively calm.
Oxfam response to the Finance section in the LCA text, which Ministers in Cancun are debating today:
Responding to the latest finance text that came out today, international climate change policy adviser Tim Gore said: