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Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

18th SAARC Summit: A Missed Opportunity for South Asia?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Monisha Biswas We are aware that the Millennium Development Goals set a target to half down poverty and hunger by 2015 and we know the status of progress. But many of us are not aware about a much comprehensive framework ...

Changing from Within

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Change, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_2081" align="alignleft" width="300"] Oxfam staff from South Asia countries were attending the South Asia Learning event on WIN and Emerging Theory of Change which took place in Kathmandu, Nepal in May.[/caption]

Mock drill and SMS Gearing Up Small Village in Sri Lanka for Monsoon Flood

Thursday, December 6th, 2012 Posted in Sri Lanka | No Comments »

It was a cold and rainy day but the air was filled with urgency. People in bright fluorescent yellow safety vests were announcing an emergency with megaphones. A few minutes later, rows of women, children, and men started marching towards ...

Oxfam highlights women in a week-long celebration of the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction

Monday, October 8th, 2012 Posted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam/Việt Nam | No Comments »

The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and to raise awareness about the importance of disaster risk reduction (DRR). For 2012, the theme of IDDR ‘Women and Girls: The inVisible Force of ...

Launch of GROW, Oxfam’s global campaign on food justice, in Sri Lanka

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted in Sri Lanka | No Comments »

Date: 2011.10.18 “Securing sustainable livelihoods for small scale producers should be the major focus in ensuring the food security of Sri Lanka”; Oxfam, with its launch of the “Food Justice Campaign - GROW”, asks for a new food system which prioritizes ...

#GROW Week is here! 15-22 October

Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | No Comments »

Around the world, in over 40 countries, thousands of people are participating in events to celebrate the joy and power of food.

A new road joins communities after 30 years

Friday, July 1st, 2011 Posted in Sri Lanka | No Comments »

Oxfam's media officer in Sri Lanka, Janice Corera,  recently travelled to Trincomalee District. She sends us this blog from there