All Projects

  • Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions

    Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions or ASSAR is a five-year research project which aims to deepen understanding of climate vulnerability and adaptation in semi-arid regions. It aims to embed proactive, widespread adaptation in development activities and to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups.

  • Women celebrate in the street. Credit: Oxfam


    Supporting women's transformative leadership in changing times in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • FARDC troops (Congolese army), based in Dungu, Province Orientale, DR Congo. Credit: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

    Arms Trade Treaty resources

    Since 2003 Oxfam has been campaigning for a global agreement to regulate the international trade of arms and ammunition.

  • B. Sunita (internal inspector) inspecting harvest in progress. (India, 2007)

    Better Returns in a Better World

    A joint initiative between Oxfam and the investment industry, The Better Returns in a Better World project aims to assess the potential for investors to contribute to poverty alleviation through their investment activities.

  • 'Cash for Work' programme at Tapis Rouge camp, in Port au Prince. (Haiti, 2010)

    Cash Learning Partnership

    The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) aims to make cash transfer and voucher programming a viable and accountable programme mechanism used by all technical sectors engaged in humanitarian preparedness and response work by 2013.

  • Villagers in Pakistan participate in an emergency drill, part of a disaster risk reduction (DRR) programme run by Oxfam and its local partner, the Doaba Foundation.

    Effectiveness reviews

    Oxfam Effectiveness Reviews are rigorous evaluations of our projects across seven thematic areas: accountability; humanitarian response; resilience (adaption and risk reduction); livelihood enhancement; women's empowerment; citizen voice; and policy influence.