Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Story February 26, 2015
Dedicated radio program listeners are taking steps to protect fragile forest lands in northern Cambodia.
First Person blog January 29, 2015
Despite pressure on indigenous communities, people are finding ways to defend their rights.
First Person blog December 30, 2014
Oxfam supporters are pretty incredible. Over the last year, people like you took so many actions to help end poverty and hunger.
First Person blog December 26, 2014
Delivering aid helps. But we need to change the conditions that create poverty in the first place.
First Person blog December 18, 2014
We all rely on farmers to grow our food. But what do they want in return? Here are four common themes I’ve heard all over the world.
Story December 15, 2014
One visionary woman pays a heavy price for her opposition to a silver mine, but remains firm.