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.
Guardians of the Mekong
A simple structure helps farmers store their harvests, allowing them to get both better prices and better access to loans, and helps a village fight hunger.
The powerful earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May 2015 took thousands of lives and reduced entire communities to rubble.
An external evaluation of the first three years of Oxfam’s Global Leaders Empowered to Alleviate Poverty (LEAP) programs funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Turning the humanitarian system on its head: Saving lives and livelihoods by strengthening local capacity and shifting leadership to local actors
The global humanitarian system is overstretched; inadequately investing in risk reduction and prevention, and providing assistance that is often insufficient, inappropriate and late.
Yemen is a pressure cooker that is reaching its critical point. Attacked from the air, from the ground and cut off by land, sea and air -- Yemenis are in desperate need and have nowhere to go.
Tools for activists
Resources for Oxfam America volunteers
461 Economists call for urgent action against excessive speculation on food commodities
Oxfam’s Women in Small Enterprise (WISE) initiative starts with a systemic understanding of these barriers and attracts partners with expertise in the areas of financial services, women’s rights, advocacy, and entrepreneurship to develop a multi-disciplinary collaboration to support women in overcoming these challenges.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.