Publications

E.g., 06/30/2022
E.g., 06/30/2022
The Informal Sector in Timor-Leste has been severely impacted by COVID-19. This research by Timorese Organization Mata Dalan Institute (MDI), supported by Oxfam in Timor-Leste presents key findings about resources, opportunities and challenges that contributed and impacted on the informal sector in...
Because of non-cooperation over shared waters governance in the GBM basin, the basin countries are losing more than USD 14.2 billion annually. Such a high cost of non-cooperation in one of the most climate-stressed regions warrants for more urgent action by various stakeholders to improve and...
Women's Land Rights in Timor Leste
Volunteers help unload food packages at an Oxfam food distribution site in Herat, 2020. Photo: Kiana Hayeri
Afghanistan is a complex and fragile environment with natural and man-made disasters exacerbated by protracted conflicts at local and national levels. It is ranked as the least peaceful country in the world 2 , while also facing serious humanitarian concerns – growing food insecurity, recurring...
In March 2019, International Rivers and partners convened the inaugural global Women and Rivers Congress in Nepal. This brought together close to 100 women from more than 30 countries to celebrate the fundamental roles women play in defending and stewarding freshwater resources, and to ignite...
Financial Flow in Agriculture
The increasing integration of ASEAN markets, as envisioned by the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), has opened new opportunities for investment and trade in the region. ASEAN’s combined GDP of US$ 2.6 trillion is the third largest economy in Asia and the seventh largest in the world in 2014, which...
Unpaid care and Domestic work
Unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW) is one of the most persistent and systemic barriers to achieving gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. Hence, it is important for the ASEAN and its member-states to regulate and oversee policy legislation and investments in programs and services that...
A small mechanized boat carries local trade commodities in Dhubri, Assam. Photo: Sailendra Yashwant/ Oxfam India
Trade through inland waterways using small mechanised boats offers a source of livelihood for small traders and riverine communities. The current renewed focus on inland waterways in both Bangladesh and India as alternative trade routes to enhance bilateral trade presents good opportunities to...
The Mahakali river, Nepal. Photo: Oxfam in Nepal
TROSA began work in the Mahakali basin in 2017 with local partners (NEEDS, RUDWUC, RUDES, and Sankalpa) with the aim of increasing access, rights to and control of water resources of the local riparian communities. The project envisaged positive change at national levels to be stimulated by...
All over South Asia's river basins women are coming forward to participate in decision making processes.
Women can play a critical role in water resource management. However, getting beyond gender obstacles in water resource management remains difficult. Women in South Asia, particularly in Ganga- Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basins, play a critical role in providing, managing, and safeguarding water...
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