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By Hilary Jeune, EU Policy Advisor on Development Finance at the Oxfam EU Office Poffertjes and poverty are on the table for EU development ministers in Amsterdam tonight, as they get together for the first time this year. Over dinner, they will discuss the European Union’s future relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.… » read more

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Good intentions but poor execution: while small-scale farming is a key model for improving food security and a more sustainable economy in Africa, the implementation of an EU-backed aid initiative is prioritizing the interests of big business in ways that can undermine the livelihoods of local communities. The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition… » read more

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By Hilary Jeune, Oxfam’s EU policy advisor When European development ministers meet on Tuesday (26 May) to decide how the EU will approach overseas aid for the next 15 years, they may find themselves surrounded by smoke and mirrors. Various myths swirl around how European countries can best fund international development – or how they… » read more

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