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Oxfam at a glance: Natural resources and rights

Oil, gas, and mining projects generate billions of dollars in the developing world, yet very little of this wealth benefits poor populations.

Communities in affected areas often suffer from displacement, water pollution, and a lack of meaningful voice in decision making. Oxfam America is helping empower people around the world to unlock resource revenues for development and to demand greater respect for their rights to participate in decisions about natural resources.

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