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The World Bank’s private sector financing arm doesn’t know the environmental and social impacts of nearly half its portfolio

Campaigners are calling for a fundamental overhaul of World Bank lending to financial markets actors, following the publication of an Ombudsman audit. The World Bank's Compliance...

Land investors targeting poorly governed countries to avoid red-tape, warns Oxfam

Investors are targeting the world's weakest governed countries to buy land, according to new analysis published by Oxfam to mark today's international day of action on land grabs.  ...

100 Major Charities Launch Joint Campaign to Tackle Hunger Trap

Hunger and malnutrition in childhood will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025, according to a major new campaign, launched today by Britain's leading development charities and...

Show Africa’s potential not just its problems, says Oxfam

Charity strikes optimistic tone with bold new advertising approach for festive season Campaign to re-engage UK public with fight to stop 230m going hungry in sub Saharan Africa ...

Treasured UK landmarks "Sold" in global rush for land

The White Cliffs of Dover, the Angel of the North, Glastonbury Tor and Brighton beach are among the treasured British landmarks that were "sold" this morning, as Oxfam brought the need...

Oxfam statement on involvement with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Oxfam has occasionally worked with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, through its membership of the Robin Hood Tax campaign.  In one instance only we provided the Bureau with funding...

Oxfam reaction: IMF Managing Director endorsing moves towards a European FTT

Responding to comments by Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, endorsing moves towards a European Financial Transaction Tax, Oxfam spokesperson Sebastien Fourmy said: "It...

International writers and artists warn global land rush is hurting the poorest

Kristen Davis, Gael Garcia Bernal and Peter Capaldi join call on World Bank to freeze land deals. International writers and artists including Paul Theroux, Kamila...

Land sold off in last decade could grow enough food to feed a billion people – Oxfam

World Bank must freeze investments to protect poor people from land grabs. Land eight times the size of the UK was sold off globally in the last...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

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