Policy Papers

We work on the ground with people living in poverty to make a practical difference, we gather evidence and share knowledge to show what works and what needs to change. From world leaders to multi-national corporations, we challenge opinions and change practices, locally and globally, to bring about lasting results.

Here you'll find a wide selection of reports and papers on the programming, advocacy and research that we undertake in order to achieve our aims. You can browse and download publications by topic and/or date.

Latest publications


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    Climate Finance Shadow Report 2018

    2 May 2018
  • Africa Center for Energy Policy in Ghana interviews a government official regarding a project financed with oil revenues. Credit: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

    Contract Disclosure Survey 2018

    2 May 2018
  • Los efectos de El Niño, unidos a los del cambio climático, pondrán a 60 millones de personas en riesgo de padecer hambre.

    Closing the divide in Malawi

    24 April 2018
  • A children's play park sits between the neighbourhoods of Jabal Mohsen and Bab al Tabbaneh in Tripoli. Jabal Mohsen and Bab al Tabbaneh are among the most impoverished and neglected areas in Lebanon. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

    Making aid work in Lebanon

    4 April 2018
  • A displaced woman works with her sewing machine in an IDP camp in Damboa, Borno state, Nigeria. Photo: Tom Saater/Oxfam

    Supporting livelihoods in the Lake Chad Basin

    27 March 2018
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    EU development and humanitarian funding post-2020

    8 March 2018
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    Hungry for peace: exploring the links between conflict and hunger in South Sudan

    28 February 2018
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    Development – A private affair?

    23 January 2018
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    Reward work, not wealth

    22 January 2018
  • People from yemen suffering food security crisis

    Missiles and Food: Yemen’s man-made food security crisis

    20 December 2017
  • Container at Schisto reception facility. Photo: Pantelia /CARE

    Transitioning to a government-run refugee and migrant response in Greece

    13 December 2017
  • Annabelle Alemania, 42yrs, stands with 2 of her 7 children infront of her small variety store (in her home) in the Guadalupe Resettlement Site, Tacloban North, Philippines

    Taxing for shared prosperity: policy options for the Asia-Pacific region

    8 December 2017