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Fighting landgrabs in East Timor

April 5, 2012

Land disputes are a serious concern in East Timor, Asia’s poorest country.

Trouble in paradise?

February 9, 2010

It feels like a rogue forecast of a cyclone headed for New Zealand. The global financial storm was headed our way, but now it seems there’s optimism, or perhaps complacency, in the air. As usual the damage has been more severe for those on low incomes and the vulnerable, particularly children. But what about our region – the Pacific? A new report by Oxfam reveals that the storm hit our Pacific neighbours harder and for longer. But there is little hard data on how the crisis is affecting people who are vulnerable. The stories we are hearing give real cause for concern.

World Food Day report highlights regional crisis

October 16, 2008

Food insecurity in the East Asia and Pacific Region is fast becoming a chronic problem, with a report released today showing that people in parts of East Timor are now facing up to five months a year without enough food to eat, according to international aid agency Oxfam.

Latest blogs

Saving the tava'e

September 1, 2014

Rachael Le Mesurier, Oxfam New Zealand's Executive Director, is at the UN conference on Small Island Developing States in Apia, and here provides an overview of the climate, sea level and other issues that are going to be on the agenda.

Harvest of hope in East Timor

June 10, 2014

In East Timor Oxfam supporters are helping farmers increase their yields of rice, coffee and other crops through better planting techniques, training and local processing.

Improvement in global hunger – but a long way to go

October 12, 2012

We believe it is a scandal that almost 870 million people are hungry in a world that produces enough for everyone to eat.

Latest stories

November 13, 2014

Boosting rice production through improved agricultural techniques

March 3, 2014

Savings and credit groups improve resilience

June 13, 2012

Over Christmas, many of you chose to buy or were lucky enough to receive an Oxfam Unwrapped gift. These generous gifts are helping people like Lorensa da Costa in East Timor.