By: KESAN (Karen Environmental and Social Network)

TROSA partner KESAN together with Karen Rivers Watch (KRW), MATA (Myanmar Alliances on Transparency and Accountability) and ALARM Myanmar (Advancing Life and Regenerating Motherland) organized a report launch via Zoom

Small and artisanal fisherfolk are at a greater risk due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic shocks. Photo: Animesh Prakash/ Oxfam India

November 21 marks the World Fisheries Day.

More than 30.8 million people in Asia who are engaged in the...

Equitable measures to defeat coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus hits without discrimination. Yet, it is clear that vulnerable people — the poor, those with disabilities, informal workers and migrants — may not be able to survive the pandemic.
Ideas for a Pro-Poor and Pro-Women Approach to COVID-19
Economic and gender inequalities play out in a public health crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. How can local governments respond with a pro-poor, pro-women approach? Here's a personal opinion piece by our regional director, Lan Mercado.
Time to care and build a fairer Asia
Care work is work that’s essential for our societies to survive, prosper and grow. It is the hidden engine that runs our economies.
Cesario da Silva, Director of Assosiasaun Defisiensia Timor-Leste
The National Parliament of Timor-Leste has taken unprecedented steps towards building a more equal society by unanimously passing the ‘Resolution to Promote and Protect Rights of People with Disabilities’ on 1 October 2019.
The Launch of Oxfam in Timor-Leste's program, 'Strengthening Voices for Pathways in Good Governance' in Dili, Timor-Leste on 26 September 2019.
In September 2019, Oxfam in Timor-Leste launched a new program called ‘Strengthening Voices for Pathways in Good Governance’ (Hadalan Lian Ba Governasaun Diak in the national language, Tetun).
Oxfam in Timor-Leste hosted a joint-press conference with Timor-Leste's civil society land network, Rede Ba Rai, to call for a transparent land registration process.
In Timor-Leste, land has strong links to community unity and identity. For all, land is linked to their future. Oxfam in Timor-Leste convened a press conference with Timor-Leste’s civil society land rights network, Rede Ba Rai on 10 July 2019. This press conference called for the Timorese land...
Through the IMPACT ( Improving Marketing and Production through Agricultural Cooperatives in Timor-Leste) Program, Oxfam in Timor-Leste and Agora Food Studio are fostering innovation with local food producers to reclaim Timor-Leste's rich culinary history, create market linkages and increase food...
Oxfam - The World Bank meets in Indonesia, days after the ominous wake-up call of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5 degrees report.  From prolonged droughts in Afghanistan to floods across the entirety of South Asia and mega typhoons in the Philippines, Asia has felt the brunt of climate change firsthand. The number of disasters in the region continues to increase both in quantity and devastation, leaving millions of women, men, and children without food and water and displaced from t
The number of disasters in Asia continues to increase both in quantity and devastation, leaving millions without food and water and displaced from their homes. We’re less than a half a degree away from a catastrophe of unimaginable scale.
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