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The 31st of October was not a particularly good day for Lebanese women. An overhead visual of the Lebanese parliament reminded us of the stark reality that we have only 4 women MPs, that’s...

One of the most celebrated United Nations events, the World Food Day was marked on the 16th of October this year. Even as we celebrated World Food Day to promote awareness and action against...

(Note: the Green Climate Fund Board is meeting from 12 – 14 October 2016 Quito, Ecuador)

Sulis Setiawati plucks some fresh vegetables from a field and smiles: “Thanks to the solar irrigation,...

13 October 2016 - blog post by William Chilufya, Advocacy Officer for Sustainable Diets at Hivos Southern Africa

Zambia is a potentially rich country, with a predominantly young population, abundant land, water and minerals....

This blog post is written by:

  • Busiinge C. Amooti, Head of Information Unit, Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC), Uganda 
  • Bill Vorley,Principal Researcher Sustainable Markets Group, IIED, United Kingdom
  • Felia Boerwinkel, Coordinator of the Hivos-IIED
  • ...

The fact our planet’s climate has been affected beyond repair by human intervention is one of the most thoroughly researched and well-established scientific findings of all time. If we are to even partially avoid...

Bringing together thinkers and creative doers from throughout the world: that is what Hivos, Baltan Laboratories and Dutch Design Week's Age of Wonderland programme does. The aim of Age of Wonderland at the Dutch Design Week is...

Right before dawn on April 26, Hivos General Director Edwin Huizing put on a pair of colorful glasses and gazed at dozens of people who waited silently in their seats. His intention was to...

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