- April 30, 2014
Up to 200,000 survivors of last November’s deadly typhoon Haiyan are at risk of worsening poverty because the government plans to relocate them without sufficient consideration as to how they will later earn a living.
- April 25, 2014
Big agricultural companies need a “gold standard” set of global rules to guide their investments after a new Oxfam report shows that even supposedly “responsible” deals can hurt poor local farmers.
- April 22, 2014
The safety of seven million people in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating. Oxfam says the Government of South Sudan and parties to the conflict must immediately agree to a ceasefire.
- April 17, 2014
Outcome of Mexico meetings highlights slow start for Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.
- April 14, 2014
In a world where 2.4 billion people live on less than $2 a day and almost half the world’s wealth is owned by just one percent of the population, there is an urgent need for the Global Partnership to deliver on its promise.
- April 10, 2014
Oxfam stands by the figures that the new private hospital complex supported by the World Bank in Lesotho had cost the country $67 million to run in 2013/14, or 51% of its $133 million health budget.
- April 9, 2014
In January, Oxfam reported that just 85 people owned the same wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population. New 2014 figures indicate that extreme inequality has worsened – just 67 people at the top now own half the wealth.
- April 8, 2014
Big increases from some aid donors but Canadian spending continues to decline.
- April 7, 2014
Oxfam says that every country must be part of the global effort to keep climate change under control but that this must be fair, based on responsibility and capability. Rich countries must make the deepest cuts and support poor countries so they can switch to low carbon development and adapt to worsening impacts.
- April 7, 2014
IFC-supported private hospital project eating up 51% of Lesotho’s health budget.