Development

Basket weaving with talipot - Photo by:  Thome, Oxfam in Laos
Villagers at Pak Poun villages group traditionally cut down the Talipot to obtain the top for food but they now preserve Talipot forests for producing handicraft. This change is contributing to towards a sustainable livelihood for those involved. talipot1_sign.jpg This change was captured during...
woman in blue standing nest to a green rice field
“The weather is different now to when I was a girl. The rain comes at different times, it’s more irregular. Sometimes it’s so heavy that after two hours you can see how the river level has gone up. This year the river flooded three times. I lost a third of my hectare of rice because snails came...
farmer standing in front of his land
Objective The overall objective of this project is to promote responsible land governance in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) through influencing forthcoming agribusinesses in this region to adopt responsible land policies and practices. Project period August 2017 to July 2018 Target...
Woman mixed tea leaf
We believe the commitment of the corporate sector towards accountable, inclusive and just growth requires strong communities and a strong civil society as a whole, capable of engaging with the corporate sector and holding it accountable. This, in turn, requires ensuring an environment of...
Oxfam in Laos group photo
Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organisations networking together in 90 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. We work with thousands of partners in countries around the world and employ staff...
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