In northern Vietnam, the only thing sweeter than sticky rice… is more sticky rice. So Oxfam is helping local rice farmers work smarter and grow more.
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As negotiations continue over Australia’s embattled energy policy, our political leaders must be under no illusion as to how Australia’s backwardness on climate change is perceived by our Pacific island neighbours.
Last week, thanks to your support, Oxfam Australia was presented with ‘Best Social Innovation’ at the 2017 Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies awards for our Weather Index Insurance scheme in Sri Lanka.
Torres Strait Islanders have contributed almost nothing to the causes of climate change, but are being hit first and hardest by its impacts. We visited the archipelago earlier this month to meet with communities and hear their experiences.
The women of Eastern Somaliland are being pushed to the edge, desperately seeking food for their children as their country stands on the brink of famine. We met with six women who told us their stories of strength and survival.
For our Pacific Island neighbours, climate change is a matter of survival. At the same time, they are lighting the way to a brighter future with smart climate solutions and bold leadership. As these inspiring quotes by the leaders of Pacific nations show, it’s time Australia followed their lead. Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall […]
More than one year after Tropical Cyclone Pam ripped through Vanuatu, families are still battling the devastating effects of the aftermath and other climate change related impacts. Communities could once cope with traditional practices, but there’s now strong new evidence that suggests they’ve reached their limit.
The big four banks could be endangering human rights and our environment. While we outline some positive first steps by some of the banks, none have yet adopted a zero tolerance for land grabs approach.
2015 was a year of extremes. It was the hottest year on record for our earth. But 2015 also swept in a wave of extreme hope. You and I, along with millions of our sisters and brothers around the world, stood up and took real action on climate change.
Papua New Guinea is experiencing its worst drought since the devastating 1997 crisis. This year’s drought and severe frosts — caused by a ‘super El Niño’ climate event — are making the situation much worse.