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  This week, Members of the European Parliament have a real opportunity to tackle food speculation. High and volatile food prices are driving millions into poverty in low income food import dependant countries. European families are feeling the bite too. On October 26th, when they vote on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), Members… » read more

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The problem Too many resource-rich poor countries, such as Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, are suffering from what some call ‘the resource curse’. Multinational companies are exploiting their resources in a non-transparent way, and there is scant legislation in place to stop them. This needs to change. The European Parliament and EU governments… » read more

Posted by Oxfam International EU Advocacy