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Oxfam calls for greater scrutiny of hedge funds and banks used to finance development

Private funds often lack transparency, accountability and can lead to land grabs Oxfam today calls for greater scrutiny and control of the funding for development channelled...

OXFAM REACTION: Jim Yong Kim selected President of the World Bank Group

International agency Oxfam welcomed the selection of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, but said the sham appointment process had damaged the institution.    Oxfam's...

First global aid cut in 14 years will cost lives

Hundreds of thousands of poor people will go without life-saving medicines and many more children will miss out on school because of the first cuts in global aid since 1997, Oxfam warned today as...

Oxfam response to Lords report on aid: reneging on promises would hurt millions

Responding to a report by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee questioning the Government's aid target, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said: "Reneging on our aid promises...

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