The unprecedented generosity of publics around the world to help people hit by the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 saved lives and gave affected people the means to make genuine long-term recoveries, says international aid agency Oxfam.
Leading chocolate companies Mars, Mondelez International and Nestle have made some progress on their 2013 promises to improve gender equality in their cocoa supply chains but significant gaps still remain, according to an independent evaluation published today.
Unaccountable government is a substantial obstacle to development.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, national budgets remain blind to the special needs and priorities small-scale producers.
Mali is the third largest producer of gold in Africa and yet one in five Malians still live in extreme poverty. Mali’s population suffers from chronic vulnerability and has faced t
Oxfam Afghanistan's head of policy and advocacy, Louise Hancock, said:
This study aims to provide an evidence basis for the provision of budget support in fragile states.
The study sits at the intersection of three main sets of issues:
Donor governments are prioritizing aid ‘results’ in advance of the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HFL4) in Busan, Korea, due to take place at the end of 2011.
In a sign of our commitment to transparency, Oxfam signed up to the first Global Accountability Charter for the non-profit sector in June 2006.