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by Céline Charveriat, Oxfam’s Director of Advocacy and Campaigns The devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan, which has seen an estimated 10,000 killed and affected up to 9.7 million people, has brought climate change firmly back on the agenda. The shocking event has left many Europeans calling for quick, effective relief efforts, but, despite this, many… » read more

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Impressions from Bangladesh

by Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EUs office My first impression of Bangladesh was very similar to my experience many years ago when I first stepped foot in Delhi: being a foreigner raised curiosity but always got a gentle smile and respectful glance. The well-known reputation of Bangladeshi hospitality was topped when, that same night,… » read more

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by Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EUs office Today, as part of Oxfam’s on-going Behind the Brands campaign, we are stressing the involvement a few of the leading sugar-based companies have in land-grabbing. Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods have all been linked to this practice in their supply chain and, given their leading role… » read more

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