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Innovation case study: R4 Rural Resilience Initiative

R4 helps farmers and communities manage risk using four strategies: improved resource management (risk reduction), insurance (risk transfer), microcredit (prudent risk taking), and savings (risk reserves).

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Behind the Brands

Oxfam’s Behind the Brands campaign assesses companies’ performance on social responsibility, compares them with their peers, and challenges them to use their enormous power to help create a more just food system.

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Haiti Livelihoods Program

Oxfam works with men and women farmers in the rice-growing area of Haiti’s Artibonite Valley to raise their voices and improve their livelihoods.

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A big win for poultry workers!

Tyson commits to major steps to improve worker health and safety, compensation, worker engagement, and transparency—raising the bar for the rest of the poultry industry.

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Who ordered the murder of Berta Cáceres? And why?

A new report sheds light on the troubling practices of extractive companies and the Honduran government that occurred ahead of Berta Cáceres’ murder in an effort to bring those who ordered her assassination to justice.

Politics of Poverty blog

Big-league tax dodging

The US’s top 50 public corporations have $1.6 trillion stashed offshore, and current tax reform proposals by President Trump and Congressional leadership will only make the problem worse.

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”Water won out over gold” in El Salvador

For over a decade, Oxfam America supported Salvadoran civil society organizations by monitoring mining-related activities and has worked to raise awareness of the OceanaGold case with members of the US Congress, who have expressed concerns about mining’s potential impacts in the country. Last week, the country made a historic decision.