A map of East Africa outlined on the chalkboard of a school in an oil resettlement village near Hoima, Uganda. Credit: Andrew Bogrand Oxfam US

Low costs, high risks, and empty promises? The price of oil in East Africa

Climate Change, Land rights, Natural Resources

If constructed, the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) would become the world’s longest heated pipeline. Communities that will be impacted are worried about their land, money, environment, and future. Oxfam is urging project developers and the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to listen to these communities and take immediate action.

Three things we’ve learned about measuring quality in humanitarian WASH responses

Fragile contexts, Humanitarian, Refugees and IDPs, Research, WASH Impact Series, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Six months ago, we started a process for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practitioners and coordination platforms to measure the quality of our responses across different contexts. James Brown reflects on what we have learned …