Hunting for green growth in the G20

The G20 has committed to sustainable growth, but Kate Raworth asks if it has really been making its growth go green?   Assessing the G20’s record on green growth means getting clear on the concept of decoupling. Sounds tedious, I know, but it matters. (If you want to understand income inequality, you need to know about Gini coefficients – likewise, if you want …

Haiti Two Years On: Recovery amongst the rubble

Lucy Davies visited Haiti just before devastating the earthquake of 2010. She returned last November and here reports on the reconstruction progress being made there. I was in Haiti at the end of 2009, working with a team on a mid-term evaluation of a country-wide dairy program that Oxfam had funded for several years.  Women and men were provided with …