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Subject: development methods

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Hoqook radio event, Cairo. Credit: Myriam Abdelaziz/Oxfam Novib

Can a radio series change attitudes and norms on violence against women?

LEARNING: Imagine you could just broadcast an entertaining radio soap opera, starring everyone's favourite celebrities, and listeners would change their attitudes and perceptions of norms...

An Oxfam community focus group discussion in Mingkaman, South Sudan, 2014. Credit: Mackenzie Knowles Coursin/Oxfam

How did we do? Using technology to gather humanitarian feedback

NEWS: Often the most valuable beneficiary feedback is given informally and face to face. That's why Oxfam is exploring new ways of helping staff to digitally record comments received as...

Fishing boats in Eastern Samar. Credit: Daniel Morchain/Oxfam

The challenge of climate change adaptation in the Philippines

LEARNING: Successful adaptation to changing weather patterns depends on cooperation and commitment from across government and civil society reflects Daniel Morchain. Conducting a multi- stakeholder...

Diana Ayiete, 13, attends a school in Mukuru, Nairobi, she wants to be a judge when she grows up. Tax income is essential for funding essential services such as education. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Addressing equity through taxation: a view from Kenya

Tax revenue is a vital source of funding for essential services such as infrastructure, health and education. In Kenya tax revenue has increased in recent years but Martin Napisa, from the Kenyan...

Hamster wheel or fly wheel? Credit: Oxfam

Unlocking innovation: hamster wheels and fly wheels

Are you on a repetitive hamster wheel in your work or are you powering a fly wheel, providing stability and increasing momentum and power to bring about change? James Whitehead, Global Innovation...

The area Chief, Nakukulas Area welcoming the community members to the public baraza

How radio helped Kenyan communities engage with oil and gas developments

World Radio Day on 13 February celebrates radio's role in empowering people as a source of information and dialogue. All too often we assume people around the world have mobile phones or internet...

Women work in an onion field in Nepal (Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam)

A new shared approach to resilience in Asia

Development and humanitarian programmes are increasingly being understood holistically as different elements for building resilience. In response to this Oxfam in Asia has produced a new companion with...

Photo: Conducting a vulnerability risk assessment in Bolgatanga, Ghana. Credit Oxfam

What we've learned about vulnerability assessments and how to do them

How can a development intervention achieve positive change for all, especially the poorest and most marginalised? Conducting a vulnerability risk assessment, using our new guide, would be a good...

Women march mining

Women's Everyday Resilience in Opposing Large Scale Mining

Mining in Latin America is big business and provides a substantial percentage of GDP, but is the economy a true measurement of 'Development'? Dr. Katy Jenkins, Co-Director of the Centre for...

Global Landscapes Forum in Paris December 5-6

Will all the gold of Paris shine?

The Paris climate talks concluded last week with an agreement being reached between developed and developing nations. In parallel to these historical negotiations in other meetings across the French...

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