- Divide and Purchase: The role of Cargill in increasing land concentration in Colombia
- Peruvian government urged to halt violence against citizens opposed to mining projects
- Toxic Doe Run lead smelter could reopen in La Oroya, Peru
- US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement a Step Back for Development
- Interactive map reveals “pressure points” of food price spikes on poor communities around the world
- Oxfam America calls on Peru's president elect to take a firm position on human rights protections
- Peru's human rights laws lag behind its neighbors
- Oxfam team assesses the damage in south Chile
- Oxfam's team arrives in Chile to assess damage
- Tsunami warning passes as staff move in to Chile
- Colombia: Contested Spaces
- Oxfam research in the department of Nariño and in the Montes de María area of the department of Bolivar found that the Colombian government’s stabilization program (the National Consolidation Plan, or NCP) has not promoted peace, good governance, or sustainable development, as intended.
- Fiscal Hawk: Manuel Dominguez
- Mayor Manuel Dominguez is leveraging a tiny investment of US foreign aid to budget for a sound future for his community.
- From Controversy to Consensus?
- Lessons learned from government and company consultations with indigenous organizations in Peru and Bolivia
- 'We are prepared'
- In Peru’s biggest city, where earthquakes are a constant threat, Oxfam helps women and young people learn how to protect their families.
- The Right of Indigenous Peoples to Prior Consultation: The Situation in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
- This study illustrates the barriers to exercising the right to prior consultation and consent in each of these four countries, and is intended to encourage broad debate.
- Case Study: Bolivian Government Consultation with the Guaraní Indigenous Peoples of Charagua Norte and Isoso
- Proposed hydrocarbons exploration project in San Isidro Block Santa Cruz, Bolivia
- Now we know
- A collaboration between local citizens’ committees and officials in Peru shows how communities can create lasting change by holding governments accountable.
- People-centered resilience
- Working with vulnerable farmers towards climate change adaptation and food security
- Empty promises
- What happened to 'development' in the WTO's Doha Round?
- Suffering the Science
- Climate change, people, and poverty
- Mining conflicts in Peru: Condition critical
- Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Sector in Peru
- Oxfam Impact January 2008
- Landmark victory for indigenous people
- Grounds for Change
- Market volatility and declining terms of trade, along with inadequate access to infrastructure, financial resources, and market information, put sustainable livelihoods out of reach for millions of rural families.
- From Cancun to Miami
- The FTAA Threat to Development in the Hemisphere
- A Proposed Mine in Tambogrande, Peru: An Alternative Look
- Aid is not the solution to poverty...
- ...People are. That's why Oxfam America is working to deepen the US government's commitment to making poverty-reducing foreign aid more effective.
- Oxfam America report launch: People, power, and pipelines
- In June, Oxfam launched People, power and pipelines. The report examines oil and mining development in Peru and the use of government revenues generated by the Camisea gas project.
- Oil and mining booms and sustainable development
- Lessons from Peru for development planning and revenue management at the national and subnational level.
- Big changes in the Amazon
- The Camisea Gas Project is bringing significant changes to the Urubamba region. Despite contributing millions to Peru's government, local leaders say the project has done little to change rates of poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition.
- A new generation
- Meet Eneyda, a young Machiguenga woman navigating the confusing waters connecting her remote indigenous community, and the environmental threats and economic opportunities presented by the Camisea gas project.
- Climate change wake-up call
- You know about global warming. You may already be doing your part to protect the environment. But, climate change is a human issue too—it's hitting the poorest people hardest.
- Water is life
- High in the cloud forest of Piura, local communities understand the importance of the area's water and medicinal plants. They warn the proposed Rio Blanco copper mine would be catastrophic to the fragile environment here.
- Lifeblood at risk
- In northern Peru, small-scale farmers can earn more by growing organic products. They say the rush to mine for copper in the mountains above their farms would contaminate the region and put their futures at risk.
- Copper in the Clouds
- In Peru, local governments, community leaders, and farmers say the proposed Rio Blanco Copper Mine would be devastating to local communities. Where drinking water is scarce, pollution could lead to an environmental disaster.
- Standing up for justice
- In 2005, thousands of unarmed Peruvians peacefully protested against the Rio Blanco Copper Mine. Cleofé Neyra describes how she and 27 others were tortured and their struggle to defend their land and human rights.
In Peru, women confront climate change with traditional gardens
Can ancient knowledge help solve today’s problems? Indigenous women in the Amazon believe that it can—and to prove it, they’re going back to their roots.
A new law changes the landscape for Peru's indigenous people
Oxfam and partners joined forces to support the consultation law, which gives communities greater decision-making power over their natural resources and economic development.
Rains across Peru destroy crops, small businesses, and thousands of homes
Oxfam partner works to install toilets and distribute hygiene kits to families living in temporary shelters.
In Peru, farmers and shopkeepers wonder how they will begin again after destructive rains
Heavy rainfall in Peru has caused flooding and left widespread damage, including the destruction of homes, crops, and small businesses.
Oxfam emergency response experts assess quake in Chile
The five-member team, including water engineers, will be ready to help local partners who can respond to the 8.8-magnitude temblor.