Publications

E.g., 09/23/2021
E.g., 09/23/2021
Oxfam in Rwanda has been implementing projects in the following four Programme pillars: Gender Justice, Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Preparedness, Response, and Resilience Strengthening. Participatory Governance is currently mainstreamed in other program pillars. From its research for...
Studies have established that the extractive industries (EI) have the potential to significantly contribute to a country’s socio-economic development if harnessed well. A good number of countries in Africa have an active and well-established extractive sector, while others are nascent but growing...
Despite financial institutions knowing women business owners have lower default rates than men, financial services are not designed to serve them. While half of urban female business owners are aware of the financial service offers, fewer than 10% have applied for a loan and half of those...
Photos: Pablo Tasco/Oxfam
2020 was one of the hardest years for Somalia in decades and the crisis impacts women, girls, men and boys differently. COVID-19, conflict and recurring locust invasions, flooding and poor and erratic rainfall distribution, heavily impacted on the economy and livelihoods of people resulting in...
Women in Somalia have nearly half the opportunities afforded to men - a gender gap index of 0.56. Women are disadvantaged in all of the four assessed domains, ranging from fewer economic opportunities to non-representation in political decision-making processes to lower educational attainments...
The World Health Organization (WHO) first declared COVID-19 a global health pandemic in March 2020, given its impact on the entire world population and the economy. This novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has continued to spread across the world from Wuhan, China where it has been first...
Ce rapport présente les résultats de l’évaluation d’impact concernant les domaines d’action que sont la participation citoyenne et un changement des normes et des attitudes dans le cadre du projet Droit à l’alimentation (Right to Food ou R2F) au Burundi. Le sous-thème du projet vise à améliorer l’...
Handwashing promotion session in Karasharka IDP camp in Sanaag region, Somaliland. Photo by Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
This analysis finds that local and national NGOs (LNNGOs) and the government’s humanitarian agencies are growing their capacity and influence, whilst the humanitarian system continues to be dominated by the UN machinery and a large number of international non-government organisations (INGOs). There...
The fact that COVID-19 is impacting all 10 countries in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) region presents enormous challenges that require us—Oxfam country offices, the regional platform and partners —to work together better. This vision statement is part of regional platform’s efforts to...
The intense and persistent drought which began in 2016 has devastated Somaliland and wiped out millions of livestock, the key to rural livelihoods. Erratic rains and abnormally hot and dry conditions in the first half of 2019 further exacerbated the drought crisis, and over 594,000 people have been...
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