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Oxfam in Sri Lanka to carry out ACCEND projects in 3 plantations in the Nuwareliya district.
Panelist from Chrysalis at the GBV forum
Oxfam and UNPFA Sri Lanka are co-chairing the National Forum Against GBV. The #16DaysOfActivism campaign began with a forum meeting, panel discussion and Q&A session leading into the forum's future objectives.
Oxfam in Sri Lanka (OiSL) is joining forces with one of the world’s largest insurance broker and leading InsureTech company to develop inclusive and affordable crop insurance based on blockchain technology.
From homemaker to the owner of her own horticulture-based business. Find out how one woman took a backyard venture outside her own district.
Oxfam in Sri Lanka is helping to quell myths around menstruation and reproductive health with a series of programmes for school children.
O xfam was part of International Women’s Day celebrations this year, supporting entrepreneurs from the ‘Sunrise Project’ at the exhibition fair organized by the Ministry of Women and Child Affairs. The exhibition fair provided a platform for producers and women-led enterprises to showcase their...
In Eastern Sri Lanka, natural disasters like floods and droughts often damage or destroy the harvests of rice farmers. For a majority of them, paddy cultivation is their only income, and this climate-sensitive crop relies on the availability of right amount of water and sunshine. In Batticaloa,...
The following Job Opportunities are available with Oxfam in Sri Lanka. Project officer - ACCEND Project (Download the PDF files appearing on the right hand side of the screen for more information.)
The community worked together to renovate the bund which also doubles as the main access road to the village. Photograph: Nipuna Kumbalathara/Oxfam
2015 North-East monsoon season has been one of the better ones for the community in Vavunathivu. They’ve received plenty of rain for the “Maha” paddy cultivating season, but unlike in the previous years, there hasn’t been devastating floods. The settlement surrounding the...