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New report shows why the planned EU ban on unfair trading practices is urgently needed Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, despite billion-dollar profits in the food industry, reveals a new report published by Oxfam today. The report, ‘Ripe for Change’, also assesses… » read more

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By Olivier De Schutter, Honorary Advisor to Oxfam International Discussions on curbing greenhouse gas emissions always seem to proceed excruciatingly slowly, as climate change is forever being brushed aside as a far off concern for a distant future. They fail time and again because politicians of all stripes pay more attention to the short-term horizon… » read more

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By Lies Craeynest, Oxfam’s EU climate change expert On Tuesday and Wednesday, EU Environment and Finance Ministers will discuss their common position for this year’s round of UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland. Ahead of these important meetings, Oxfam coordinated the visit of a group of Bangladeshi UN climate negotiators to Brussels to meet both… » read more

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