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Subject: development methods

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Are we changing lives?

Right now, Oxfam is working on more than 1,000 projects worldwide. You make that possible. But how can we be sure that we're really making a difference? We're incredibly serious about assessing...

Q&A: our experts answer your burning questions

Jane Cocking, Oxfam Humanitarian Director, and Robin Weller and Derek Jones who are Oxfam volunteers answer your questions. ...

Q&A: our experts answer your burning questions

Helen Bushell, Deputy Head of Programme Strategy and Impact ...

The dairy queens

Oxfam's Louisa-Jane Richards visits the Twikatane Women Dairy Farmers group in Zambia to learn about how Oxfam helped provide them with cows, and began supporting them in dairy farming. ...

Mariam with her chickens

But why?

The other day, someone asked me why I care about climate change. To be honest, I was taken aback - after all, the person I was talking to reads the papers and has surely seen some of the same articles...

Tax Haven campaigning is fun

Tax justice campaigning in 2013

Why campaign on tax?  At a conservative estimate, tax havens contribute to revenue losses for developing countries of at least US$50 billion per year. To put this figure in context, it...

The 500 George Osbornes leave Westminster Tube Station

Development aid campaigning in 2013

Why campaign on development aid?  Oxfam's Head of Development Finance and Public Services, Emma Seery: "Aid is literally lifesaving for millions of people, and extends...

Veeru Kohli. Credit: Sara Faruqi/Dawn.com

Veeru Kohli – the ultimate outsider

When Veeru Kohli stood as independent candidate in Hyderabad's provincial elections on 11  May 2013 she made history. Jacky Repila explains how Oxfam's Raising Her Voice programme...

GROW campaign banners at Glastonbury 2011

Long may the rebellion continue – Phil Bloomer's farewell to Oxfam

Today, we say goodbye to Phil Bloomer who, after 18 years at Oxfam and eight years as Campaigns and Policy Director, is leaving to take on the role of Executive Director at the Business and Human...

WOW! What a day...

Little did I know when I woke up on Saturday morning that I would be so moved and inspired by the Big IF London. I knew it was going to be a good day, but it was spectacular beyond what I had imagined. ...

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