The loss of a boat and nets may seem trivial when so many have lost their lives, but for Sabri Bakr and many like him it will have significant long term consequences.
Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall. Six months after the storm hit the Philippines, life for villagers on Bantayan Island in Cebu province remains a struggle.
In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations.
Increasing pressure on land and other natural resources in Darfur is adding fuel to the fire of ethnic tensions in the region.
Case studies of large-scale agricultural investment in Paraguay, Guatemala and Colombia show how monoculture expansion is displacing communities, undermining smallholder livelihoods and worsening l
Farmers and families across the world are fighting back to adapt to the changing climate, to protect their crops and livestock.
Fishing and coastal communities in the Philippines are among the poorest and the most vulnerable to the impacts of http://www.oxfam.org/en/grow/pressroom/reactions/what-can-governm
Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed more than 33 million coconut trees in the Philippines in November 2013, putting at risk the livelihoods of more than one million farming households.
A new survey of more than 1500 people has given one of the clearest pictures yet of the harsh economic struggle facing refugees who have fled from Syria to Lebanon.
There are an estimated one million refugees from Syria living in Lebanon, with more arriving every day.