- April 22, 2008
A shipment of weapons destined for Zimbabwe, which was turned away from ports in Mozambique and South Africa, should not be allowed through, said international aid agency Oxfam today.
- April 28, 2008
World leaders at a UN meeting in Switzerland must go beyond immediate aid to address the root causes of the global food price crisis, said international agency Oxfam today.
- May 5, 2008
On May 1, a Canadian organization dedicated to promoting biofuels sent out a media release attacking Oxfam Canada and discounting our concerns with respect to the impact of biofuels on world food prices and sustainable development. These are our comments to their assertions.
- April 4, 2008
For a second year in a row, rich countries have not delivered on their commitment to substantially increase their efforts to fight extreme poverty, international aid agency Oxfam said today.
- April 18, 2008
CARE and Oxfam today said the international aid system is not fit for the purpose and called for fundamental changes in order to tackle the challenge of food price hikes and impending food crises in East and West Africa. The call comes at the end of a conference on how best the world can address global hunger attended by some 30 leading UN and aid agencies in Rome.
- March 18, 2008
Two Oxfam volunteers plan to survive on 20 litres of water a day for an entire 20 days.
- March 25, 2008
CIDA comes out looking good in a scathing new report on aid effectiveness in Afghanistan published by ACBAR, an alliance of national and international aid agencies working in that country.
- March 26, 2008
On Oct. 30, 2007, 39 NGOs warned of the rapidly deteriorating situation in Somalia and an impending humanitarian catastrophe. Since then, the crisis engulfing Somalia has deteriorated dramatically while access to people in need continues to decrease; 360,000 people have been newly displaced and an additional half a million people are reliant on humanitarian assistance.
- February 27, 2008
- February 28, 2008
An Oxfam International report released today shows that local disputes over water, land and other resources are a frequent cause of violence in Afghanistan, and are often exploited by anti-government groups.