Policy papers

E.g., 02/20/2019
E.g., 02/20/2019
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance - Economic Evaluation of Hydropower Projects in the Lower Mekong Basin
There are eleven dams planned for the Lower Mekong mainstream. However, our study finds that these plans seem to have underestimated the economic costs of environmental and social impacts from hydropower.
Oxfam in Asia - GRAISEA Programme - Influencing for Gender Transformative Businesses in South and Southeast Asia
GRAISEA is a gender-transformative business investment programme that aims to improve livelihoods of women and men small-scale producers in South and Southeast Asia. Learn more about its impact.
Oxfam in Asia - Publications - Afghanistan - Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis Labour and Housing Market Systems in Nangarhar, Eastern Afghanistan
Oxfam conducted a study and observed numerous factors that are destabilizing the labour and housing markets of Nangarhar, Eastern Afghanistan, where there is complex conflict, displacement, and returnee influx.
Oxfam in Asia - Publications - Indonesia - Towards A More Equal Indonesia
A 2016 report by Oxfam shows how Indonesia could reduce inequality in Indonesia, by enforcing living wage for all workers, increasing spending on public services, and making big corporations and rich individuals pay their fair share of tax.
Oxfam in Asia - Publications - Myanmar - Responsible Investment in Myanmar
Oxfam's 2017 report drawing on evidence from the South-East Asia region to explore the wider social and environmental impacts of Special Economic Zones, with case studies from Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Oxfam in Asia - GRAISEA Programme - Identifying Gender Inequalities and Possibilities for Change in Shrimp Value Chains in Indonesia and Vietnam
Since the inception of GRAISEA at the beginning of 2015, pilots in shrimp aquaculture were launched in Indonesia and Vietnam. One element of these projects is to connect with ongoing efforts to develop more sustainable methods in shrimp aquaculture.
Oxfam in Asia - Campaigns and Policy Influencing - Underpaid & Undervalued: How Inequality Defines Women's Work in Asia
Achieving living wages and recognizing, redistributing and reducing unpaid care work could support both economic and gender equality in Asia and should be prioritized by both governments and businesses.

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