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Since the industrial revolution, human activity has been responsible for large-scale environmental change. Three key environmental impact boundaries - biodiversity loss, the nitrogen cycle, and climate change - have already been crossed, leading to irreversible and abrupt environmental change....

 

The Hivos advocacy strategy on open contracting aims to create open government policies and support civil society in co-shaping and using these policies. As in most programmes, we support, stimulate and sometimes provoke governments, private sector and civil society to create real solutions and...

The Hivos Coworking Summit is an annual gathering for founders and managers of coworking, hacker, maker, and art spaces from all over Africa. The Summit empowers these spaces by giving their founders and managers the...

Hivos and partners are implementing the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4ALL) programme - funded under the 'Dialogue and Dissent' Strategic Partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) - in Uganda, Zambia, Bolivia and Indonesia.

Uganda

Uganda is...

A key element of the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4ALL) programme is building multi-stakeholder coalitions and using innovative process facilitation methodologies like Change Labs.

A Change Lab...

 

The Hivos Global Newsletter comes out several times a year to keep you abreast of our activities and the work of our partners throughout the regions where we work: Latin America, East Africa, Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. It contains selected highlights of the news items, blog posts and...

From 2010 to 2015, Hivos was involved in CoCooN (Conflict and Cooperation over Natural Resources in Developing Countries), a...

Duration: 2017 – 2020
Main activities: training, data collection, research, lobbying, awareness campaigns, law enforcement
Countries: Brazil, Ecuador and Peru
Initial funding: 14.8 million euro contribution from...

New technological developments make it possible to detect deforestation, record it and eventually stop it. We can collect, process, store, connect, analyse and visualise data at an enormous speed. The quality of satellite images has increased to the point of penetrating heavy cloud cover over...

Forests are often called the lungs of the planet, providing us with oxygen and storing the greenhouse gas CO2 in their branches, leaves and roots. Tropical rainforests in particular are the world’s treasuries of biodiversity and a major storage of CO2.

Rainforests...

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