women farmers

women farmers

A woman is holding bananas, in Zambia. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Africa’s Smallholders Adapting to Climate Change

Wealthy countries have committed to helping countries in Africa to adapt to climate change, but few women producers, who are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, are feeling the benefit.

Oxfam Sense Making Exercise for a Selection of Evaluations 2013-2014

This document reviews a sample of evaluations carried out between January 2013 and October 2014. The findings tell us about the nature of Oxfam's programming, helping identify strengths and weaknesses, and lessons, from our programs; the report includes remarks on our evaluation quality.

Maize growing alongside an irrigation channel, Ruti area in Gutu Province, Zimbabwe, January 2012. Photo: Ruby Wright/Oxfam

Beyond Good Intentions

Smallholder farmers, and particularly women, are on the frontline in the fight against hunger and climate change in southern Africa.

Promises, Power and Poverty

The rush to invest in farmland in Africa is having an immediate impact on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on wo

Behind the Brands

Over the past century, powerful food and beverage companies have enjoyed unprecedented commercial success.

Rio+20: case studies from emerging economies

These case studies provide interesting insight on the situation in five emerging economies on key issues of food security, climate change and energy access and how Oxfam and partners are campaigning for change.


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