Resarch & publications
Research and publications
Annual report | 2013
In the Cambodia and Guatemala the power of rights.
In Oxfam's Climate Resiliency Field Schools, growers like Josephine Alad-Ad are learning how to adapt to climate change by using new farming practices and diversifying their crops.
Climate change could be the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger. Yet some food companies are actually making the problem worse.
Analysis and illustrative cases from Oromia and Tigray National Regional States
The history of mining in Peru’s Espinar Province has involved decades of extraction by various companies with different legal frameworks, property regulations, environmental standards, and social responsibility. Mining in Espinar Province is the first successful experience in Peru involving the construction of a space for dialogue and direct negotiation between communities in a mine’s area of influence and the mining company, together with the participation of national and international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) as guarantors of the process. It is also the first case in Peru of a model through which the company contributes to local populations, providing them with a percentage of profits beyond its tax commitments with the state. On the other hand, the processes experienced by Espinar’s population exemplify the promises and contradictions that different populations and territories in the country have to live with when it comes to mining activities.
Call to action: Somalia crisis update
Tools for activists
Resources for Oxfam America volunteers
461 Economists call for urgent action against excessive speculation on food commodities
Countless women around the world are building successful small businesses. But the odds against women entrepreneurs in many countries can be staggering. Through a new program--Women in Small Enterprise, or WISE--Oxfam and its partners aim to help women in Latin America and the Caribbean realize their full economic potential.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.