Resarch & publications
Research and publications
Oxfam America distinguishes itself because we ask the right questions. We ask hard questions. Not just of the US government, corporations, and political leaders in the countries where we work—but of our partners around the globe and, most important, of ourselves. We also pursue answers vigorously and develop innovative approaches to reducing poverty. This year has been no exception.
Farmers who dare
In Ethiopia, a reliable source of water for crops means new opportunities for farmers and their families.
Learn more about the injustice of poverty, how Oxfam works, what we believe, what we are doing to right the wrong of poverty, and what you can do.
An examination of the sustainability of smallholder irrigation systems supported by Oxfam in Ethiopia, and recommendations for sustainable management.
Restoring coastal ecosystems produces economic returns beyond job creation and economic stimulus.
Hunger is not and need never be inevitable. However climate change threatens to put back the fight to eradicate it by decades – and our global food system is woefully unprepared to cope with the challenge.
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.