developing world

  • May 16, 2013

    World hunger could soon be ended if revenues lost to developing countries through tax dodging were available for investment in agricultural development, says Christian Aid.

  • December 4, 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed a House of Commons committee’s report on tax dodging by multinationals, which puts morality at the heart of the tax debate.

  • July 23, 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed plans to crack down on tax advisers selling aggressive tax avoidance schemes but says it will make little difference to the trillions hidden offshore.

  • January 17, 2011

    Christian Aid is urging the International Development Secretary to press the World Bank to end investment in carbon-intensive energy projects

  • January 8, 2011

    As I have observed in previous articles arising from my 2011 Ghana trip, economic and political life here is comparatively stable and prosperous, and there has been substantial growth over the past decade - but how benefits are assessed very much depends on perspective. Structurally, and in terms of levelling income and power distribution, things look much less rosy, for sure.

  • January 5, 2011

    The current government in Ghana has declared that it intends to make the West African nation a 'first world' country by 2020. That is clearly fanciful, but recent oil discoveries mean that huge amounts of money will undoubtedly be spent over the next ten years. The question is, what will this mean for the people of Ghana as a whole, and especially for those trying to escape poverty?

  • March 8, 2007

    Give the gift of an animal care package, Oxfam will supply All the food, water, vet care and shelter our funtastic farm animals need, plus training for their owners – helping to make life better for them all. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection

  • March 8, 2007

    This gift will help poor communities work together to fish their way out of poverty – providing nets, boats, equipment and training. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection

  • March 8, 2007

    School dinners encourage children living in poor communities to go to school and learn to read and write. The lack of food in places such as East Africa, though has meant children have gone without education. Click here to vist the Oxfam Unwrapped Gift Collection

  • February 19, 2007

    The UK's real impact on global warming has been massively underestimated, according to new research revealing that millions of tonnes of greenhouse gases produced by some of the UK's top companies are not being declared.