Subject: livelihoods

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G20 fails 1 billion people worldwide

The G20 leading economies have sidelined development and food security at their summit in Los Cabos, international agency Oxfam said. Leaders were absorbed with disagreements about how to fix the Eurozone,...

Rio 1992 connected the environment and development. Rio+20 looks like splitting them up

The Rio+20 Summit will fail if it agrees to current proposals, which risk worsening the divide between environment and development efforts, warned anti-poverty and environmental campaigners today. ...

Oxfam calls for Brazilian leadership at Rio +20

With the UN Rio+20 talks effectively at a stalemate, Oxfam today calls on the Brazilian government to provide the leadership that is so urgently needed to rescue the Rio 92 Earth Summit legacy, and...

Work no longer pays for Britons caught in "perfect storm" of falling incomes and rising costs

Charity warns "UK could return to inequality levels not seen since Victorian times" Government rhetoric about 'making work pay' - used to justify sweeping welfare...

REACTION: Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Rio +20 report

In response to the FAO's report "Towards The Future We Want: End Hunger And Make The Transition to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems", which argues that eradicating hunger should...

Oxfam response to the Royal Society’s report 'People and the Planet'

In response to the Royal Society's report, People and the Planet, launching tomorrow, Oxfam's Chief Executive Barbara Stocking said: "The Royal Society rightly points out...

Hunger in Yemen escalates - Oxfam calls for urgent action

Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number...

Oxfam welcomes call for action on the Sahel Food Crisis

Oxfam today welcomed UN agencies, the European Union and USAID's joint call for action to meet the humanitarian needs of over 11 million people in the Sahel, as well longer-term interventions...

Oxfam warns that modern day land rush is forcing thousands into greater poverty

Oxfam calls for British company to investigate the forced eviction of more than 20,000 Ugandans to make way for its plantations Oxfam today launches a major new report highlighting the growing...

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