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Oxfam in Asia - Press Release - AMCDRR 2018
Oxfam calls on government leaders gathering at the 8th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR 2018), in Mongolia, to build on the gains of the work to combat disasters in the last few years, and protect the future of Asia.
Oxfam in Asia - Asia Resilience Hub - Statement: AMCDRR 2018
Asia could and must lead the world to a new era of shared prosperity by reducing disaster impacts, holding true to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 call to “Leave no one behind”. Oxfam supports the 8th AMCDRR and aims to work side by side with ministers, organizations, and other actors...
Oxfam in Asia - Op-ed - AMCDRR 2018
To protect the future of Asia, leaders attending the 8th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Mongolia this week should strengthen the ability of local organizations and communities to deal with disasters, invest in social safety nets, and pour more funds into...
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance - Less Fishes to Catch in Srepok River
The recent drop in the fish catch in Srepok river, a major tributary of the Mekong river, causes struggle to the livelihoods of fisherfolk in Lumphat village of Ratanakiri, Cambodia. Oxfam works with local partners to help communities, share knowledge, and provide opportunities for dialogue with...
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 - 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 - Myanmar - Livelihoods in Peril: Fisherfolk and Farmers in Salween River Industrial Projects
Oxfam and its partner Karen Environment and Social Action Network (KESAN) visited some of the villages along Salween River, to hear from community leaders how the industrial projects – which are being developed along the banks of the river – are affecting their lives.
Oxfam in Asia - Cambodia - Five Year Social Protection Program
Oxfam in Cambodia launches Inclusive and Equitable Social Protection for Marginalized Workers in ASEAN Program aimed to promote decent work, reduce poverty, and increase inclusive development.

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