New coalition formed to address low wages in the tea industry

A new coalition of tea companies, non-governmental organisations and certification organisations said today that systemic problems are locking-in low wages for tea workers.   ...

Oxfam response to FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine

Responding to Thursday's FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine, Oxfam's Country Director for Somalia, Senait Gebregziabher said:  ...

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 responds to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh building collapse

In response to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh Savar building collapse. Oxfam's Bangladesh Country Director Gareth Price Jones said: ...

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 response to announcement that UK Government will host a high-level summit on nutrition and growth

In response to the announcement that Britain will co-host a high level international meeting: 'Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science' Oxfam's head of UK Government...

Oxfam reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said: "The Savar tragedy is a reminder of the hidden cost of cheap clothes. Controversy surrounding the garment industry is well-documented...

Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not improve

Northern Mali will descend to emergency levels* of food insecurity in less than two months if the security situation and humanitarian access to vulnerable communities do not improve, warned four...

Doha deadlock on climate finance can be broken next week: Oxfam

Governments must move quickly at this year's first UN climate change meeting to plug the gaping deficit of funds to help developing countries adapt to climate change and lower their emissions,...

Oxfam reaction to Mondelez announcement that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains

In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international...

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