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E.g., 11/24/2017
E.g., 11/24/2017
Photo Credit Kieran Doherty / Oxfam
Extractive resources, when well-managed, have the potential to trigger broad based socio-economic transformation as they often result in windfall revenues and other economic benefits such as jobs and support for industrialisation. When these resources are poorly managed, they often result in socio-...
Unconditional emergency cash transfer in progress. Photo Credit: Joyce Kabue
Drought stricken arid lands, which are ranked among the poorest counties in Kenya, are currently experiencing delayed rains leaving local communities to grapple with low access to water for household and animal use, lack of food and grazing land for their livestock and at risk of contagious...
Elizabeth Wayua,31, a domestic worker feeds the baby of her employer in Pipeline, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016. Photo Credit/Allan Gichigi
Food insecurity in the urban areas is becoming serious and requires urgent intervention before it becomes disastrous. Urban areas, especially the slums have high populations. In Nairobi alone, over 60% of the city’s population (5% of Kenya’s total population) lives in the slums - About...
Mary Kwamboka,26, in her kiosk in Kawangware, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016. Photo Credit:Allan Gichigi/Oxfam
This baseline report on the tax justice project gives detailed findings on the existing legislation on taxation, public participation, resource mobilization, allocation and expenditure in Turkana, Wajir and Nairobi Counties. The report proposes practical solutions to addressing citizens concerns in...
Tabitha Nyambura of NGEC and Elizabeth Mueni Oxfam during the launch of the #VoteADada campaign. Photo Credit: Solomon Kihara
Working together towards increased women participation and representation in the 2017 General elections. Oxfam, FIDA-Kenya and Youth Agenda with financial support from the European Union on 30th August launched “Vote A Dada” campaign calling for increased women participation and...
Taxes and Extractives Reports Release. Credit: Oxfam
Oxfam in Kenya has released two reports on Tax and Extractives published 21st April 2016 titled; Potential Petroleum Revenues for the Government of Kenya: Implications of the Proposed 2015 Model Production Sharing Contract and Mapping Risks to Future Government Petroleum Revenues: A Framework for...
Small scale trader in Kibera market in Nairobi cleaning maize grains for sale in her small kiosk. Photo Credit: Benson Guantai
Launch of the EU funded 'Promoting livelihoods and Inclusion of vulnerable women domestic workers and women small scale traders' Wezesha Jamii Project...
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