Subject: aid

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Rising debt and falling aid force poor countries to cut spending on health and farmers

Poor countries are cutting back spending on agriculture and health due to the global economic crisis, according to a new report launched today. Despite poor countries' efforts to overcome...

Mali needs reforms and smart aid to stop its slide and help “win the peace”

International donors must help Mali to rebuild its ability to govern itself and stop its slide into economic ruin if it is to "win the peace" following the French-led military intervention,...

Oxfam response to Justine Greening's announcement that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015

In response to the announcement today from International Development Secretary Justine Greening that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015, Oxfam's head of Development Finance...

Oxfam calls for improved humanitarian access to Syria as needs escalate

Refugee numbers in neighbouring countries steadily climb The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis...

Oxfam reaction to opening statements at Spring Meetings, Washington

Responding to the opening statements of Christine Lagarde and Jim Kim at the Spring meetings, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:    "We...

Oxfam reaction to fall in poverty revealed by Global Monitoring report

Responding to the fall in poverty revealed by the Global Monitoring Report, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:   "The...

World Bank vision should include concrete action on inequality - Oxfam

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund need to ditch the 'trickle down' economics of the past and lead the fight against inequality if they are serious...

Radical shift needed to tackle hunger in the Sahel

  In a new report published today, international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities...

Syria’s urban refugees in Jordan falling through the aid safety net, warn British aid agencies

As thousands of Syrians continue to flee conflict every day, seeking safety in neighbouring countries, British aid agencies who are responding to the refugee crisis warn that the refugees risk being...

Oxfam response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan

In response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan which was launched today, Oxfam's Shaheen Chughtai said: "Pakistani authorities should work much...

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