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Oxfam

Oxfam is a development, advocacy, and relief non-governmental organisation which works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. Current campaigns include: GROW, which encompasses issues around food security, including climate change, food price spikes, land grabs and support for small scale producers, Essential Services campaign, and Arms Trade campaign.

Oxfam is comprised of 17 affiliates including Oxfam GB and the Oxfam International secretariat. Information products include:

  • Oxfam Policy and Practice: An online library of practitioner resources such as research reports, policy papers, case studies, evaluations and practical guides. The site contains information about Oxfam programmes and staff, as well as blog posts.
  • Oxfam International
  • Oxfam GB (main public site)

Oxfam also publishes the Gender & Development Journal.

Published Documents

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Burning land, burning the climate: the biofuel industry's capture of EU bioenergy policy
Oxfam 2016
There is overwhelming evidence of the harm caused by the European Union’s current bioenergy policy to people in developing countries, to the climate and to Europe’s own sustainable development. The policy is on a collision c...
Climate finance shadow report 2016: lifting the lid on progress towards the $100 billion commitment
Oxfam 2016
The quality and quantity of climate finance to developing countries must increase significantly if the world is to have any chance of keeping temperature increases to within 1.5°C and those vulnerable to climate change are to get ...
After Paris: climate finance in the Pacific Islands
Oxfam 2016
Pacific island countries are working hard to address the escalating realities of climate change, including the impact on land, livelihoods, and on the food and water security of their most vulnerable communities. The need for accessib...
Living on a spike: how is the 2011 food price crisis affecting poor people?
N. Hossain; D. Green / Oxfam 2011
Global food prices rose through much of 2010 and into early 2011. What does that mean for the lives of poor people in developing countries, who spend up to 80 per cent of their household income on food? To find out, IDS research partn...
Africa’s smallholders adapting to climate change: the need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producers
Oxfam 2015
The need for national governments and international climate finance to support women producers Climate change is undermining the ability of African nations to feed themselves. Women smallholder producers are on the front line of deali...
A question of survival: why Australia and New Zealand must heed the Pacific’s calls for stronger action on climate change
Oxfam 2015
International condemnation of Australia and New Zealand's contributions towards tackling global climate change has come amidst strong efforts by Pacific Island leaders and civil society to catalyse international action and cooperation...
Options to reduce ACP countries' dependence on the EU
E. Jones / Oxfam 2008
The European Union (EU) is negotiating new trade partnerships (EPAs) with African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries. However, this paper deems that the EU is choosing power politics over partnership. Therefore, it draws attentio...
Feeding climate change: what the Paris Agreement means for food and beverage companies
Oxfam 2016
The Paris Agreement marked a major breakthrough in support for climate action from many parts of the business community, including from key actors in the food and beverage sector. But despite significant progress, much work re...
Hot, hungry and starved of investment: supporting smallholders to build a climate-resilient agricultural sector in southern Africa
K. Hanks / Oxfam 2016
As the African Development Bank meets in southern Africa, one of the strongest and most sustained El Niño events on record, turbocharged by climate change, is causing severe drought, failed harvests and a hunger crisis across t...
Unfinished business: how to close the post-Paris adaptation finance gap
T. Carty; A. Le Comte / Oxfam 2016
This policy briefing notes that international support for climate change adaptation falls short of what is needed. Latest estimates indicate that only 16 per cent of international climate finance is currently dedicated to adaptation &...
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