sustainable livelihoods

sustainable livelihoods

Emelina Dominguez takes care of her seedlings. Photo: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

Oxfam International's position on transgenic crops

A number of organizations have recently published an open letter to Oxfam executives expressing their concern over Oxfam’s stance on transgenic crops. The Oxfam International confederation – including Oxfam America – does not support GMOs as the solution to hunger, poverty and development.

Investing in Poor Farmers Pays

High in the Andean hillsides of Peru, Jose Gonzalez Condo, an alpaca farmer, does not have enough money to feed and shelter his herd.

Survival of the fittest

Climate change is having a destructive impact on many groups around the world.



Oxfam has been working in Cuba since 1993. It stands alongside local governments, governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and communities and aims to strengthen and support sustainable development grounded in equality for men and women.


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