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BTAP is a three-year project funded by the European Committee that runs from March 2015 to March 2018, seeking to address the mismatch between the top-down budget process and bottom-up socio-economic development planning at a local level. The overall objective of the projectis to contribute to ...
Oxfam charity shop ransacked during burglary. PUBLISHED: 13:32 09 January 2018 | UPDATED: 13:36 09 January 2018. Chris Flanagan. Oxfam in Darkes Lane, Potters Bar. Picture: Google Street View. Archant ...

The Oxfam Food Security for Tanzania farmers programme (2012-15) aimed to increase food production and income, and improve the quality of life and food security for smallholder farmers, particularly women, in Tanzania. In Lushoto and Korogwe districts, it focused in particular on the domestic ...
"Sales in our high-street shops remained healthy, despite snow in the run-up to the festive period," said Andrew Horton, Oxfam's trading director. "These shops not only deliver the lion's share of Oxfam's retail income, they are community hubs, vibrant spaces where people work, volunteer, donate, shop and ...
As a result, organisers of the annual Oxfam Pre-loved Book Sale, held in the RSL Hall in Coral Street, Victor harbor reported a steady stream of buyers and ... President of the Oxfam Southern Fleurieu Group, Mel Reid was pleased to report a new fund raising high of $2200 from the three day sale, held ...

NAIROBI -- The Oxfam International Secretariat has begun a slow move of its headquarters in Oxford, United Kingdom, to Nairobi, Kenya in a complicated process that requires flexibility as the organization navigates issues including delays in work permits, transitioning staff into new roles, and providing ...
"From drought to famine, hurricanes to war, 2017 was dominated by heart-breaking stories of people caught up in unimaginable situations," said Michael McIlwaine, Oxfam Ireland's head of retail. "Our shops play a major role in that by turning unwanted items into funds that save lives, whether that's clean, ...
City centre Oxfam shop targeted by thieves who stole takings and collection box. "The money stolen could have been used to provide clean water, food and shelter for people who need it most." Share; 6Comments. By. Charlotte Cox. 13:43, 21 DEC 2017; Updated 19:03, 21 DEC 2017. News. Enter your postcode to see ...
Oxfam needs to improve its overall governance and management of safeguarding, the Charity Commission said in a case report published today. The regulator has also issued an alert urging charities to review their safeguarding and governance arrangements. Oxfam was at the centre of national media ...
Former Ugandan legislator Winnie Byanyima has been reappointed to lead Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty. A statement from Oxfam shows that Byanyima has accepted an offer from Oxfam's board of supervisors to serve a second ...
THE PLIGHT OF the Rohingya people is going to further deteriorate in 2018, with more forced to flee to Bangladesh and settle in ill-equipped, overcrowded and unhealthy camps, Oxfam has warned. The aid agency is calling on the United Nations and world leaders to work with the Myanmar and ...
United Nations Security Council issued a presidential statement expressing their deep concern over severity of violations against children in armed conflict stating that according to the Secretary-General's report, the killing and maiming of children remained the most prevalent in Yemen, where 502 children ...
During her time working for Oxfam, Lynn ten Kate, who has died aged 82, came up with a radical idea that has improved the lives of countless people. Noticing the skills of many of the individuals the charity was supporting, she realised that Oxfam could sell handicrafts and goods that people in developing ...
Oxfam celebrated the 50th anniversary of its work in Cockermouth with a party for volunteers, and one received an award for her dedication.
AN international aid and humanitarian organisation, Oxfam, has called on the Federal government to urgently tackle the plight of 515, 000 ...

Johannesburg - The #ParadisePapers leak exposes the "feeble" political attempts to stop tax cheats, says a spokesperson for Oxfam, ...
Australia should create a global blacklist of of tax havens, and impose sanctions on those who exploit them, Oxfam has said in the wake of the ...
Former and current aid staffers told Devex that rapidly rising numbers of claims at Oxfam, recently revealed by the Times newspaper, are ...
THE ITALIAN CONNECTION: The Burberry Foundation, an independent charity, is handing a three million pounds grant to Oxfam to help ...
Oxfam has confirmed it dismissed 20 members of staff over sexual abuse claims in the past year. Two other employees at the UK charity also ...
Oxfam has dismissed 22 members of staff over allegations of sexual abuse in the last year, according to figures released by the aid charity.
Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam executive director, says it is shameful that Nigeria, which is the largest economy in Africa, has made the wrong ...
Mr Hamza Tijani, Oxfam in Ghana Country Director, in a welcome message, explained that the merger would adopt a one-Oxfam Country ...
Oxfam is a household name in the UK: a huge organisation and one of the biggest of the 160,000 UK charities (it currently ranks fourth here in ...
Washington (CNN) Oxfam, a global organization working to end poverty, is criticizing the United States government's response to the crisis in ...
The charity event has been organised by staff and volunteers at Carlisle's Oxfam book and music shop and is part of a national music festival ...
The Oxfam store in Glenrothes, which has been situated in Albany Gate for the lat 31 years is set to close for good on Saturday, September 30.
Simon Bowen was behind the till desk at Oxfam charity shop in Victoria Street when an 85-year-old had the purse, with £85 inside, taken from ...
London - International aid agency Oxfam has accused rich Western countries of "appalling" long-term neglect of West African states like Niger.
Oxfam has worked in Cuba for the past 25 years and responded to hurricanes Sandy and Matthew. Oxfam's ongoing work in this Caribbean ...
International humanitarian NGO Oxfam has called out the international community for overlooking the largest displacement of 2017, in the ...
Shane Stevenson, Oxfam's Country Director in Yemen, said millions of people were struggling to buy enough to eat, and those who were then ...
Oxfam is paid by festivals for volunteers' time, raising essential money for the charity to carry out its work fighting poverty and suffering around ...
The Oxfam gowns retail at around £250 - considerably less than the £2,000 to £10,000 dresses normally featured on the show. Around 95% of ...
Food insecurity in the Somali region of Ethiopia has worsened, putting 700,000 people on the verge of starvation, according to Oxfam ...
In the report, Oxfam and its partners found that in 84 per cent of the testimonies, people said they had suffered inhuman or degrading treatment, ...
A spokeswoman for Oxfam said: "After Jack announced his departure, Oxfam made the decision to appoint an interim director while we review ...
Yemen's cholera epidemic is worst on record: Oxfam ... suspected cases in the three months since the outbreak started, the charity Oxfam said.
The Originals actor is raising funds to support Oxfam in their campaign to end the crisis and encourages everyone to educate themselves about ...
Oxfam and partner organizations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are ready to respond to the impact of Hurricane Irma and help ...
Oxfam's director in Italy, Robert Barbieri, said: "People must come first. The EU should provide safe routes for people to come to Europe and ...
Oxfam welcomes the Australian government's announcement of an additional $20 million for South Sudan and Somalia in February, which includes funding for our lifesaving work in South Sudan.
Turkish Gunes newspaper seen with a headline 'Female Hitler, Ugly aunt' depicting a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Adolf Hitler, in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 March 2017.
Oxfam SA criticised the government's reaction to the crisis as slow, sporadic, and badly-targeted. "Despite the range and extent of impacts across society, it has not declared a national emergency.
Oxfam's head of festival George Upcott said: "Being a volunteer at festivals is a music lover's dream. You do three shifts at each event, and off duty you're free to enjoy yourself like any other festival-goer.
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The current level of hunger in Yemen is unprecedented with the number of food insecure people rising by three million in seven months.
International charity Oxfam has singled out Bermuda's HSBC in a major report on the use of tax havens by the top 20 European banks.


 

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