The Youth Forum is a critical opportunity for young people in all their diversities to openly and strategically discuss the challenges and opportunities for achieving gender equality and sustainable…Continue
Started Feb 9
A new study released today by the ITUC shows that investment into the care economy of 2% of GDP in just 7 countries would create over 21 million jobs and help countries overcome the twin challenges…Continue
Started Jan 31
Oxfam's Entreprise Development Programme (EDP) supports early-stage agricultural enterprises through a social impact-only vehicle that provides loan finance, business grants (e.g. for capital equipment) and business development support.
On 6th December, during the last EDP Investment Committee meeting, the partners approved circa. GBP 180,000 investments in 2 enterprises: Chetona Fish Hatchery, in Kurigram, Bangladesh and Apicultura Lilian honey…
Posted on January 30, 2017 at 13:30
La production du lait fait vivre des milliers de ménages au Burkina Faso. Dans les communautés de pasteurs, c’est la principale voire l’unique source de revenus pour les femmes. A Bitou, dans la Région du Centre-Est du Burkina Faso, une mini laiterie, soutenue par Oxfam, a changé la vie des dizaines de femmes.
« La mini laiterie, nous fait gagner en temps et en argent», résument les productrices et transformatrices de lait de Bitou. Cette…
Posted on January 30, 2017 at 8:30
As an extension of the activities of its GROW campaign, Oxfam and the other campaign members have supported the creation of a gender group affiliated to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to influence investment policy in the farming sector to the benefit of women and girls. In this interview, Imma de Miguel, Head of the Economic Justice Campaign, reflects on the group's formation and the successes it has notched up.…
Posted on January 26, 2017 at 15:00
This project aims to empower women and men in their self-learning and monitoring process for further changes in gender and power relationships in shrimp, pork and chicken value chains through…
Posted on January 19, 2017 at 12:00