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E.g., 09/26/2020
E.g., 09/26/2020
Carbon Inequality Infographic

The richest one percent of the world’s population are responsible for twice as much carbon emission as the 3.1 billion people between 1990-2015. 

Across Asia, emissions have nearly doubled. Most of the added carbon is used up by the richest ten percent leaving the...

Timo Leste - Women in Agriculture

COVID-19 has hit hard the incomes of informal workers and women in the agriculture sector in Timor-Leste. Daily wage workers’ income dropped by 65%, and 98% of women in agriculture earned less than US $ 50 per month - 32% worse than pre-State of Emergency figures -...

12,000 people per day could die from Covid-19 linked hunger by end of year, potentially more than the disease, warns Oxfam.
As many as 12,000 people could die per day by the end of the year as a result of hunger linked to COVID-19, potentially more than could die from the disease.
COVID-19 Deepens Hunger and Poverty Globally, Impacts on Food Security in Timor-Leste
A global hunger pandemic is emerging as a consequence of the COVID-19 crisis. In Timor-Leste, many families are already reporting dwindling income sources and lower food supplies. Targeted support for agriculture is required to avoid a hunger crisis.
Better Tax Policy Needed for Sustainable and Fair Progress Beyond Covid-19 - Joint Report
With ASEAN suffering from unprecedented economic inequality, the region as a collective has struggled to invest sufficiently in public goods due to a lack of tax revenue
Stormy skies over Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.
Cyclone Amphan, the strongest ever cyclone recorded over the Bay of Bengal, is expected to hit north-east India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, 20 May threatening millions of people in vulnerable communities already affected by Covid-19 outbreaks and lockdown.
Cyclone threatens Cox’s Bazar as first Covid-19 cases are confirmed - Oxfam
Almost one million Rohingya people in the world's largest refugee camp are facing the added threat of a cyclone as the first cases of Covid-19 are confirmed.
Vaccinating poorest half of humanity against coronavirus could cost less than four month’s big pharma profits: Oxfam
Oxfam urges governments and pharmaceutical companies to guarantee patent-free Coronavirus vaccine and equal distribution for all.
World leaders unite in call for a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
More than 140 world leaders and experts, including the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, have signed an open letter calling on all governments to unite behind a people’s vaccine against COVID-19
A research report, Agriculture Assessment , launched today by Oxfam reveals that lack of access to markets remains the biggest challenge for farmers in Timor-Leste. While 80% of the population rely on the agriculture sector in Timor-Leste, a strong agricultural sector can protect vulnerable...
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