Agriculture

How Vietnamese smallholders overcame a twofold crisis
As Vietnamese southern farmers struggled with drought and saline intrusion, the country is yet hit with the COVID-19 pandemic. Facing a twofold crisis, smallholders proved that their sound preparedness and good collaborations could work wonders amid a shaken economy.
A research report, Agriculture Assessment , launched today by Oxfam reveals that lack of access to markets remains the biggest challenge for farmers in Timor-Leste. While 80% of the population rely on the agriculture sector in Timor-Leste, a strong agricultural sector can protect vulnerable...
Oecusse, Timor-Leste: Sabina Foni shows her corn harvest that was recently picked from her permanent garden supported by Oxfam's Strengthening Community Livelihoods (Haforsa) Program.
Oxfam's Agriculture Assessment report highlights and identifies the needs of farmers to promote inclusive development in Timor-Leste’s agricultural sector.
Today, Oxfam in Timor-Leste releases its 2020 Budget Submission to the National Parliament which highlights communities concerns on agriculture, disability inclusion and land rights.
Oxfam in Cambodia - Chhin Saren
An integrated approach to a family farm increases income and turns a shy farmer into a teacher for the community By Chris Hufstader | June 2019 In the dry winter months in Pursat province, the rice fields lie flat, brown, and barren, and the wind whips dust around. Under the bright-blue, sunny...
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 - GRAISEA Programme - Stories of Change - Empowering Grassroots Women through Transformational Partnerships in Agricultural Value Chains
Oxfam, through the Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investments in South East Asia (GRAISEA) programme, promotes women’s economic empowerment in agricultural value chains.
Oxfam in Asia - GRAISEA Programme - Stories of Change - Responsible Business Practices: Cambodia's Changing Business Landscape
In Cambodia, Oxfam and the GRAISEA programme, together with private companies and CSOs, set up the CSR Platform Cambodia to facilitate sharing of resources and best practices that can help businesses become more socially responsible.
Oxfam in Asia - Sri Lanka - Helping Rice Farmers Cope with Natural Disasters - Weather Index Insurance
In Eastern Sri Lanka, natural disasters like floods and droughts often damage or destroy the harvests of rice farmers. For a majority of them, paddy cultivation is their only income, and this climate-sensitive crop relies on the availability of right amount of water and sunshine.
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.

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