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
Life isn’t fair—and neither is this. At an Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, the place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw—just as in real life some of us are born into relative prosperity and others into poverty. This interactive event will help you see hunger in a whole new way.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.