Duncan Green

Senior Strategic Adviser

Duncan Green

Duncan is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World. He also authors the From Poverty to Power blog.

Duncan was previously Senior Policy Adviser on trade and development at DFID (UK Department for International Development) and a Policy Analyst on trade and globalisation at CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development). He is also currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.

Duncan is the author of several books on Latin America including Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin AmericaFaces of Latin America and Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The Oxfam Nairobi swimming pool dilemma – cast your vote...

Nairobi is a major NGO hub, currently the epicentre of the drought relief effort, and Oxfam's regional office realized some years ago that we could save a pile of money if we ran our own guesthouse,...

Why did help arrive so late? Evidence vs incentives in the East Africa drought

Oxfam and Save the Children have a new paper out today that worries away at the baffling fact that lots of organizations knew disaster was looming in the Horn of Africa (and said so), but the system...