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Reports, papers and studies, 1969-1985

MS. Oxfam DON/2/1

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Including reports and studies by former members of Oxfam staff, and on Oxfam and its work by external researchers. Comprises:

Folder 1: 1969-1973, comprising:
  1. 'Oxfam in Bihar Villages: An Experiment in Development. Report from January 1968 to July 1969', compiled and edited by M. Rafiq Khan and Alan Leather, Gandhian Institute of Studies, 1969
  2. 'Co-operation against poverty', 1970, paper prepared in Tanzania for the Conference of Non-Aligned Nations, Lusaka, 1970, and reproduced in the U.K. by Oxfam, with a foreword by Trevor Huddleston, Bishop of Stepney
  3. 'From landless labourer to farmer - a study of rural change in the Gaya District of South Bihar. A thesis prepared for Ruskin College Diploma in Development Studies', by Alan Leather, May 1973
  4. 'The Southern Sudan. The Ceasefire and After', report prepared for The Africa Publications Trust by T.F. Betts, Aug 1973
Folder 2: 1978-1980, comprising:
  1. 'Problems in delivering supplemental feeding as a basic health service during a famine in rural Bangladesh' by Cole Patrick Dodge, University of Washington, 1978
  2. 'The Oxfam/World Neighbors Housing Education Program in Guatemala - Following the Feb 4, 1976 Earthquake' by Mary McKay, paper presented at the conference 'Disasters and the Small Dwelling', Oxford Polytechnic, Apr 19-21 1978
  3. 'Opportunities for employment in waste recycling - Report on a visit to Kenya 16th June-5th July 1979' by Jon Vogler, 1979
  4. 'Food Aid: The Case of Haiti. Food Aid Versus the Peasant Farmer' by Tony Jackson, from Food Monitor May/June 1979
  5. 'Disasters and Settlements' by Reggie Norton, formerly Oxfam Field Director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, from Disasters Vol. 4, No. 3, 1980
Folder 3: 1981-1985, comprising:
  1. 'Role conflict experienced by voluntary agency field workers with special reference to the Oxfam-supported programme in Bangladesh', dissertation by David Campbell for the Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Centre, University of Reading, Aug 1981
  2. 'Teamwork in the Overseas Operations of Non-Governmental Organisations' dissertation by Gabrielle E.R. Taylor for a Diploma in Rural Social Development, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Centre, University of Reading, May 1982
  3. Reading Rural Development Communications Bulletin 18, including 'Mitigating disaster in agriculture' by Lincoln Young, Oct 1984
  4. 'Ethiopia: Before and After' by Michael Harris, 1985, paper for the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) General Conference, Dakar, Senegal, May 1985


  • 1969-1985


1 box (3 folders)


MS. Oxfam DON/2/1

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