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Participants of a session on how to empower women to take part in political life as part of Oxfam's AMAL programme in Yemen. Credit: Thana Faroq/Oxfam

Real geek: Out in the open, Oxfam’s impact evaluation survey data now available for download

Through the effectiveness reviews, Oxfam collects a large amount of individual and household survey data. In this blog, we explain why we are making these data available, and where to find them. ...

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Unleash the real geeks

REAL GEEK: Opinions on research, measurement and evaluation Simone Lombardini introduces our new series 'real geek', Research, Evaluation and Adaptive Learning (Generating Evidence...

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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...

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...

A woman being registered by Oxfam as a head of household for distributions in the event of flooding in Pampanga, Philippines. Credit: Oxfam

A data revolution is underway. Will NGOs miss the boat?

We live in a world where more data is being generated than ever before. For NGOs in international development increased data offers opportunities and poses risks, but ignoring it is not an option....

A rights based approach to responsible data

Today Oxfam is proud to publish a new Responsible Data Policy which focuses on our commitment to treat the programme data we collect with respect and uphold the rights of those whom data is about....

Women sorting out fish at the pier to ensure the high quality products. Credit: Werapong Prapha/Oxfam

Fishy business: Thai communities threatened by the seafood industry

In Thailand intensive fishing by big business has caused a stark decline in seafood stocks which is threatening food security and the livelihoods of poor and vulnerable communities. Here, Werapong...

Women at the well in Toulomadio, Mali. Credit: Oxfam

Influencing in one of the poorest countries in the world

Mali is a country facing enormous challenges. In the midst of crises how do you begin to help people access basic services like education, healthcare and water? Fresh from a visit to Mali campaigns...

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A new standard for humanitarian action

The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) has been developed to rally all humanitarian actors around a single standard of humanitarian action, and thereby improve performance. Nigel Timmins, Deputy Humanitarian...

 MP/public dialogue arranged by a WWS partner in South Sudan February 2013. Credit: Crispin Hughes/Oxfam

Promoting active citizenship in fragile states - four lessons

Is long term programming possible in fragile states? For the last three years we've been working with civil society in South Sudan, Yemen, Afghanistan and the Occupied Palestinian Territory and...