Oxfam initiated Nodi Boithok where civil society organizations and local vulnerable communities of Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins collectively work to identify water governance challenges and opportunities at the grassroots level.
Oxfam and partners have started a voluntary reporting system ‘Hilsa Watch’, engaging 480 fishers and 55 young volunteers from two strategically selected locations in Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins.
While the threats and risks the Asia Pacific face from climate change are well known, the recent IPCC report tells us the worst is yet to come. We urge Asia Pacific leaders gathering at the ADB Meetings in Fiji to build a resilient, inclusive and climate-just Asia Pacific.
Oxfam works with riverine communities in the transboundary Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basins to ensure that they are able to uphold their rights, build their resilience, and participate in water resource management.
Oxfam's Mekong Regional Water Governance program developed Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) Manual for hydropower and consulting companies involved in social and environmental impact assessments on dams.
Women play a critical role in providing, managing and safeguarding water resources. This makes it necessary to identify solutions to enhance their participation in water governance at different levels. Poor understanding of the distinct roles and contributions of men and women often leads to a lack...
Oxfam has opened the largest human waste treatment plant ever built in a refugee camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The industrial-scale plant, funded by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, can process the waste of 150,000 people.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam today.