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Catalysing civil society action to deliver sustainable energy for all

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, Nicaragua

Cambodia:

  • 23,000 rural kitchens are smoke-free and provide meals to a cumulative of 115,000 rural Cambodians.
  • 62 private enterprises are actively involved in the programme construction, marketing, promotion
  • ...

500 million smallholder farmers in developing countries, many of whom are women, feed almost 2 billion people. Most of the world’s smallholder farmers are struggling to live and feed their families on less than US$2 a day. Although global demand for food is rising, smallholders are prevented...

Smallholder farmer

A shared resource centre to facilitate smallholders’ access to the preconditions for sustainability standards systems and their markets. The first half of 2012, SECO, IDH and Hivos did a feasibility study for a shared resource centre to facilitate access to the preconditions for sustainability...

 

Power of the Fair Trade Flower streeft naar een situatie waarin álle bloemen eerlijk en duurzaam worden geproduceerd. Met deze campagne wil Hivos het aanbod van eerlijke bloemen vergroten en beter zichtbaar maken in winkels. De campagne richt zich op Nederlandse consumenten, winkeliers...

By Klaartje Laan

Hanaa Edwar, general secretary of Iraqi Al Amal Association and head of the Iraqi Women Network, is the driving force behind the fight for Iraqi women. The activist was in The Hague visiting the Hivos head office in the last week of May 2013. She spoke to us about how her...

It’s 6:00 am and it’s still a bit dark. In the distance, the peak of Mount Kenya can be seen just above the morning mist. You can hear the sounds of a family in a small wooden house. The Gichuki family is starting their daily morning ritual. Having a wash, eating breakfast, and getting the...

Duration: 2016-2020
Donor: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Scope: International
Programme countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe & Malawi
Current financing period...

Hivos believes in a world in which all people have equal access to opportunities and resources for development. But deeply-rooted inequalities in the social, political and economic sphere keep women in disadvantaged positions and disempower women workers. We launched the Women @ Work Campaign in...

 

 

By Siebe Anbeek

The West-Flemish family business Beltrami sells only...

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