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Hivos has several ways to support human rights defenders, mostly in partnership or close cooperation with local NGOs, regional networks and like-minded international NGOs. Besides financial support to local civil society organisations, our support includes capacity building, joint strategising,...

 

What is RSS and how can I get it?
The most common way of using RSS are the so-called RSS-readers. These readers come in many different forms and shapes and can be used for all kinds of platforms (Mac, Windows and Linux). They collect content and present an overview of that...

 

Hivos works with our partners Karama and Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) on a regional level to focus the attention of national, regional and international policy...

The natural resources that constitute the fundament for many rural livelihoods are increasingly deteriorating and being depleted, which is compounded by the effects of climate change. With changes in temperatures and rainfall patterns, agricultural systems are becoming more insecure and risks of...

 

A selection of key Green Society papers and publications. Click on expand for a summary and to download the documents in pdf.

These three Reflection Notes are products of the Hivos Action Learning Community and are based on the collective experiences of its members in their work with organisations who are developing their theory of change. The Reflection Notes are available for download on the right of this page in...

 
  • Hivos, co-founder of Triodos Sustainable Trade Fund, reached out to more than 90,000 small-scale farmers, who cultivated more than 167,000 hectares of land in a sustainable way.
  • Hivos participates in the SME Impact Fund in Tanzania, which disburses loans to small and medium-sized
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The Green Entrepreneurship programme considers rural entrepreneurs to be key agents in solving rural poverty, climate change, environmental degradation and food insecurity. This is especially true of small scale producers (M/F), poor women and small- and medium enterprises in rural areas. One of...

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The Hivos and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation biogas programme provides entrepreneurial farmers with a useful and affordable tool to produce (clean) energy. With it, these famers save time and money for their business and make their home a healthier place. However, biogas digesters...

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