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The G8 must quadruple investment according to an Oxfam report
Aid cut reversal needed to solve food crisis

By Liz Stephens The G8 must quadruple investment in farm aid to developing nations to fix the global food crisis, according to Oxfam. In report today, the organisation called on G8 leaders to tackle the worsening food crisis by increasing agricultural spending when they meet at their annual summit in Italy next month. Duncan Green,… Read more »

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Gordon Brown will chair a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations (UN) general assembly tomorrow.
Brown to address UN on world healthcare

By Liz Stephens Gordon Brown will chair a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations (UN) general assembly on the issue of health care provision for developing countries tomorrow. The prime minister plans to push for access to free healthcare for pregnant women, young mothers and children and scrap health charges. The meeting comes… Read more »

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