Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

Subject: development methods

81 Articles

Showing articles 1-10

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...

Women involved in the Raising Her Voice programme in Pakistan. Credit: Irina Werning/Oxfam

Taking Oxfam’s evaluations to another level

The best evaluations of development programmes combine qualitative and quantitative data. But working out how to use the data harmoniously and adapt research to fit the latest findings is not straightforward....

An Oxfam focus group in Douentza, Mali, 2013. Credit: Habibatou Gologo/Oxfam

New guidelines for the intrepid development researcher

Conducting high quality research is an essential aspect of programme design, evaluation and communication. Here Martin Walsh, Global Research Adviser, introduces our research guidelines, now with...

Fishing and systems thinking

Making systems thinking real

It's time to throw away the old rulebooks, and introduce some new learning, innovation and humility, explains John Chettleborough, Agricultural Markets and Enterprise Unit Manager. For development...

RSS updates

Subscribe to our RSS feeds.