Resarch & publications
Research and publications
Over the past year, we have witnessed heartbreaking tragedies and the effects of power imbalances around the world and here in the United States. Whether caused by nature, by violence, or by greed, all require action. Oxfam America is taking action and—through the efforts of many—we are making a difference.
Harvests of hope
In Cambodia, a way to save money helps a farmer start a new business and improve her standard of living.
The rigged rules of our economic and political system hold our economy back and make it tough for hardworking people to get ahead. But there are practical, smart reforms that will help reduce inequality and level the playing field—so people everywhere can prosper.
Analysis and illustrative cases from Oromia and Tigray National Regional States
Oxfam America is working to examine and address issues that limit progress toward alleviating poverty in countries with large extractive industries (EI). Peru’s canon minero program requires distribution of substantial EI tax revenues to regional and local governments, yet social gains are inconsistent across the country.
Women’s rights have been held up as one of the most tangible gains of the international intervention in Afghanistan.
Tools for activists
This toolkit includes a step-by-step planning guide to host your Oxfam America Hunger Banquet®, all-new character tickets, and additional tools and downloads to make your event a success.
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 developing countries can be staggering. Often, they face limited access to credit and property, household obligations that consume their waking hours, and cultural standards that discriminate against them.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.