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IMF and World Bank must support poor countries facing food price volatility and Euro crisis

The World Bank and IMF must step up their support for developing countries who are struggling with spiking food prices along with the fallout from Europe's fiscal crisis, international agency...

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...

Final statement at Rio +20 - Oxfam

Speaking at the end of the Rio+20 UN Summit on Sustainable Development, Barbara Stocking, chief executive, Oxfam said: ...

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...

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