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Subject: development methods

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Ellie Kealey / Oxfam

Our latest research guidelines for development practitioners

LEARNING:  High quality research is an integral part of evidence-informed advocacy and development programming. Here Martin Walsh, Global Research Adviser, introduces our latest research...

ICTs for legal aid in Rwanda

Using ICTs for citizen feedback on legal services in Rwanda

LEARNING: A key gap in almost all justice systems worldwide is obtaining data on the quality, effectiveness and user perception of justice services. This represents a major gap in ensuring...

Karl Schoemaker | OXFAM

Practicing partnership: reflections from South Africa

LEARNING: Partnerships in development communities require different approaches and practices depending on the relationship between organisations. Oxfam Australia's former South Africa Country...

Women’s leader Noorkishili Naing’isa receives a call on her mobile phone while grazing her livestock in Mairowa Chini, Ololosokwan. Credit: Geoff Sayer/Oxfam

Getting technical in East Africa

LEARNING: How can Oxfam, and the development sector in East Africa, make best use of ICTs? Here Francesca Reinhardt, reflects on an event which brought together Oxfam staff from seven different...

Photo: Protection committee, DRC, December 2014. Credit: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Building bridges between communities and local government in the DRC

LEARNING: Annabel Morrissey recently returned from a visit to Equateur in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where she visited Oxfam's Within and Without the State programme which...

Partnering for impact

Working with partners: what’s it all about?

LEARNING: What does working in partnership mean for Oxfam and the vulnerable people we seek to help? Audrey Lejeune, Programme Learning Adviser and Yo Winder, Global Partnerships and Accountability...

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...

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