sustainable livelihoods

sustainable livelihoods

Cuba farmers: Reyna and her twin daughters. Photo: Oxfam

Cuban women farmers: confident in the future

Since 1997 we have supported the National Association of Small Farmers to help and encourage women to become food producers. They learn environmentally-friendly farming techniques and participate in workshops on economic empowerment and gender-based violence. 

Tipping the Balance

A recent wave of large-scale land acquisitions and other commercial investment in agriculture has raised concerns that small-scale producers are being marginalized.

A better future for women in Laos

Oxfam supports the Gender Development Association to involve women in income generation activities and the management of savings groups in one of the poorest areas of Laos.

South Sudan - Oxfam engineers fixing boreholes and pumps. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Getting it Right from the Start

Amidst jubilant celebration, the new Republic of South Sudan entered the international stage in July 2011 albeit as one of the least developed countries in the world.

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