Zimbabwe

Politics of Poverty blog

What will it take to stop the killing of land rights activists?

Mining companies and governments need to understand and respect the right to free, prior, and informed consent. The lives of activists are on the line. New research from an Oxfam partner provides a compelling starting point for defending community consent in Southern Africa.

Politics of Poverty blog

Why is Oxfam applauding an oil company?

Examples in Angola, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe demonstrate what can be done with extractive industry disclosures, like Statoil's recent release.