A man feeds hens, in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

ECOWAP: A Fragmented Policy

This paper is one of a series published by Oxfam in West Africa since 2009 on the effectiveness of aid in the agriculture and food sector. It analyses the West African context and reviews ECOWAP by looking at the processes and complex institutional structures currently in place.

A woman cooking outside her home in South Sudan

Poor rains, fighting and failing crops, the state of food security in South Sudan

According to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, released today, four million people in South Sudan are severely hungry. This is twice as many as last year. The number of displaced people relying on crops and the increasingly unpredictable are worsening food insecurity across the country. 

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.

A farmer poses in his field in Burkina Faso

Smallholder 'Warrantage' in Burkina Faso

This paper describes how agricultural warrantage works in Burkina Faso and analyses it's economic viability in the North-Central region based on the storage of beans, sorghum, millet and maize.

Harmless Harvest policy paper, sustainable agriculture in ASEAN countries. Photo credit: TRAN THIET DUNG

Harmless Harvest

Sustainable agriculture offers the best chances for countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to deal with climate change.


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