Climate change affects poor people first and worst. It is a major obstacle to development and poverty alleviation, as well as a serious threat to business supply chains and markets in developing countries. This paper which aims to help develop the debate on the role of the private sector in poverty reduction by

This Oxfam report presents grim picture of climate impact on farmers in Nepal. Says that the changing weather patterns has dramatically affected crop production and families who were growing food enough for six months were able to produce food enough for only a month last year.

This latest report focuses on impacts of climate change and says that chronic hunger may become a norm for most of the world's population, particularly the poor. Combines the latest observations on climate change, with evidence from the communities in 100 countries.

Developing nations in the Pacifi c are at the frontline of global climate change. Livelihoods and food and water sources that have sustained communities over generations are being threatened. People are losing land and being forced from their

This report gathers people

This new report by Oxfam International calls on governments and donor countries to prioritise investments in agriculture as a way of fighting poverty. It says that investing in agriculture will also help to ensure food security and mitigating climate change.

A fair and adequate global climate regime requires a massive effort across the board to reduce the risks to lives and livelihoods that poor people face first and most. Rich countries must reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions first and fastest, with ambitious targets at home.

This paper sets out the arguments for and against such approaches on the basis of equity and effectiveness, that is, will these approaches help achieve a fair and safe deal on climate change?

Almost 250 million people around the world are affected by climate related disasters in a typical year. New research for this report projects that, by 2015, this number could grow by 50 per cent to an average of more than 375 million people

Driven by upward trends in the number of climate-related disasters and human vulnerability to them, by 2015 the average number of people affected each year by climate-related disasters could increase by over 50 per cent to 375 million.