More than any year we can think of, this one—fiscal year 2017—highlighted for us the urgency of all that we do here at Oxfam, and all that you, our donors, do to make that essential work possible.
In this issue of CloseUp, you'll read about how a re-examination of gender roles helps families on Zimbabwe fight poverty
An innovative program in the Philippines helps protect lives by putting resources into the hands of local people.
Man-made crises and severe drought have pushed countless families to the brink of starvation, but fast action now can save lives.
A report capturing lessons learned from resilience initiatives in Ethiopia, Senegal, El Salvador, Guatemala, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
Mitigating poverty and climate change: How reducing short-lived climate pollutants can support pro-poor, sustainable development
Reducing emissions of methane, black carbon, and other short-lived climate pollutants is critical to poverty alleviation and development, and provides fast-action solutions to address climate change.
Tools for activists
Download free resources for hosting your event to raise awareness and life-saving funds to help fight famine.
461 Economists call for urgent action against excessive speculation on food commodities
Through WISE, Oxfam serves in its convening role to support collaboration between financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, and academia working together to advance women’s economic rights in Guatemala. WISE works alongside a suite of Oxfam initiatives in Guatemala that contribute to the overall vision of achieving greater economic independence and empowerment of women.
The trials and trails of a development aid worker