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  1. Annual report

    Annual Report 2013

    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.

  1. OXFAMCloseup magazine

    OXFAMCloseup, Summer 2014

    Harvests of hope

  1. Impact update

    Hard Work and Water Grow a Business

    In Cambodia, a way to save money helps a farmer start a new business and improve her standard of living.

  1. Fact sheet

    Warming world, hungry planet

    Climate change could be the single biggest threat to winning the fight against hunger. Yet some food companies are actually making the problem worse.

  1. Evaluation

    Policy Analysis of Water for Productive Use Among Smallholder Irrigators in Ethiopia

    Analysis and illustrative cases from Oromia and Tigray National Regional States

  1. Research

    Summary of Reports on Mining and Development in the Province of Espinar, Peru

    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.

  1. Brief

    Risk of relapse

    Call to action: Somalia crisis update

  1. Tools for activists

    Host an Oxfam America Hunger Banquet®

    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.

  1. Fast publication

    Economists letter on excessive speculation

    461 Economists call for urgent action against excessive speculation on food commodities

  1. Brochure

    Oxfam Innovation Lab

    Oxfam created the Innovation Lab, a systematic way to identify core challenges with potential for market systems solutions, seek out good market-based ideas, run pilot projects to make them better, communicate what we learn, and encourage others to take up initiatives with a proven track record.

  1. Book

    From Poverty to Power, 2nd Edition

    How active citizens and effective states can change the world.