Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

Duncan Green

Senior Strategic Adviser

Duncan Green

Duncan is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World. He also authors the From Poverty to Power blog.

Duncan was previously Senior Policy Adviser on trade and development at DFID (UK Department for International Development) and a Policy Analyst on trade and globalisation at CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development). He is also currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.

Duncan is the author of several books on Latin America including Silent Revolution: The Rise and Crisis of Market Economics in Latin AmericaFaces of Latin America and Hidden Lives: Voices of Children in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Follow Duncan Green

All posts by Duncan Green

Protesters

Ha-Joon Chang on How Change Happens

Ahead of the official release date, we introduce Duncan Green's new book, How change Happens.  ...

Peace campaigner and marathon runner Julius Arile with his family and neighbours in his home village (2012). Sven Torfinn/Oxfam

14 ways to better promote active citizenship

Oxfam's active citizenship case studies employ a 'theory of change approach' to explore how change happens in different contexts. They cover a wide range of programmes, both in terms...

Sunrise in Barguna Sadar, Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Changes we want to see in 2014

At the dawn of 2014 time is running out for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). How is the world doing? In the spirit of new  year optimism we asked nine Oxfam experts what...

Fishermen carry a boat in Indonesia. Credit: Jim Holmes/Oxfam

Should we (and everyone in Davos) worry about extreme wealth?

First posted on From Poverty to Power, Duncan Green on how we cannot afford to ignore the extreme inequality produced by extreme wealth.  ...

From Poverty to Power book

From Poverty to Power - what's changed since 2008? Q&A with author Duncan Green

The new edition of From Poverty to Power, Oxfam's flagship publication on global development publishes today, we ask the author Duncan Green to reflect on what's changed since...

Patricia Parsitau on the stump

Meetings with remarkable women

On a trip to Kenya, Duncan Green has met with some remarkable women working for Oxfam in the country. Here, he relates just a few of their stories.   ...

Food market in Bara Gaon, India. Oxfam/Tom Pietrasik

A year in ferment: differing views from the old north and south

While the global south has experienced some uplifting changes, the north is enveloped by a Euro-gloom of crisis and decline, says Duncan Green.   ...

Development Studies Association conference logo

Hear about the Grow campaign at DSA

Oxfam is holding a panel on the GROW campaign at the Development Studies Association conference next week. Duncan Green drums up trade here. ...