sustainable livelihoods

sustainable livelihoods

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.

Don’t squander the chance to build a better South Sudan

A coalition of 38 aid agencies today (6 September 2011) called on donors not to squander the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation. The call came as new violence in Jonglei state increased emergency needs.
Vegetables. Photo: Susana Arroyo/Oxfam

Bolivia: Small farmers work to leave a legacy

A few years ago, Juan had no land to farm, but now he works on 7 acres with others involved in Oxfam's partner, the Agroforestry Farmers' Association of the Amazon Region of Bolivia.

Agnes, 8, proudly holding her school book. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Malawi: The difference a goat makes

Since 2005, over 3,000 families have received a goat from an Oxfam-funded program in Malawi a simple initiative that helps vulnerable people to improve their incomes

The road to olive farming

For thousands of years, the olive tree has been an integral part of the Palestinian landscape: a symbol of Palestinian identity, culture and tradition.

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