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E.g., 01/26/2020
E.g., 01/26/2020
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...
This booklet was made possible by the tireless effort of RICH and by the generous support of the government of Scotland through OXFAM in Rwanda. In bringing SGBV victims together in support groups, they are able to draw strength from one another. The entrepreneurship training is supporting girls...
South Sudan is a country filled with real-life stories of women and girls who hope, who dream, who fight to change the world around them – but often, these stories are not told. The Girl Who Fought for Freedom and Other Stories of Courage is one of the many efforts to bring to the surface these...
Despite commitments made under the Grand Bargain and other international instruments to direct a greater share of humanitarian funding to local and national actors, there remains limited data (quantitative or qualitative) at the national level on the barriers local agencies in Uganda face in...
In July 2018, the Oxfam Regional Platform in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) region commissioned a political and economic analysis on the overall development situation in the region, titled “Oxfam in HECA Region Political Review: Issues and Implications”. The review found that urbanisation...
In July 2018, the Oxfam Regional Platform in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) region commissioned a political and economic analysis on the overall development situation in the region, titled “Oxfam in HECA Region Political Review: Issues and Implications”. The review found that urbanisation...
In July 2018, the Oxfam Regional Platform in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) region commissioned a political and economic analysis on the overall development situation in the region, titled “Oxfam in HECA Region Political Review: Issues and Implications”. The review found that urbanisation...
Supreme Audit Institutions as Custodians of Finite Extractive Resources. Mining, oil and gas resources have the potential to significantly contribute to countries’ socio-economic development. Socio-economic benefits stream in through taxes, a share of the revenues and economic linkages. The...
The paper aims to draw useful insights and lessons learned from the Liberian experience that if applied could help Somalia and its development partners to ensure a quick and smooth debt relief process and help avoid some of the pitfalls Liberia experienced during its post-Completion Point period
A man stands in a dry land surrounded by dead animals in Somaliland. Oxfam
Two years on after a devastating drought, the Horn of Africa finds itself yet again on the precipice of catastrophe, yet the humanitarian response to date is woefully inadequate. Where will the international community stand?
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