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    Hosted by Hivos since 2016, ENERGIA wants to contribute to universal, equal and equitable access to and control over sustainable energy for all, putting women at the center of its efforts. Why ENERGIA focuses on women Women and men’s energy needs and uses differ, as do their levels of access to it. Even where infrastructure […]

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    We support indigenous people and local communities in their fight against deforestation. The All Eyes on the Amazon program combines state-of-the-art-technology, like satellites and drones, with local knowledge. We detect and record deforestation, pollution and human rights violations, and try to end them. Why we should protect the Amazon Rainforests provide us with oxygen and […]

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    Aim To improve labor conditions for women working in global horticulture supply chains (flowers, fresh vegetables, beans, avocados and chilies) through fair wages, security in the workplace and good working conditions. Where Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe Why Women doing unskilled, low paid and flexible jobs hardly ever benefit, no matter how […]

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    Aim To increase the availability of nutritious and climate-resilient seeds and to ensure farmers have freedom of choice by preventing exclusive or monopolistic rights on knowledge and genetic resources for food and agriculture. Where East Africa and Southern Africa Why Seed diversity, crucial for food security and nutritious diets, is decreasing dramatically as industrial agriculture […]

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    We want to meet energy needs of women and men for their daily activities and livelihoods by switching to renewable energy systems. This will also create economic opportunities (especially for women) and reduce the effects of climate change. Why we need to switch to renewable energy Energy lies at the heart of human progress. Yet, […]

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    An open society ensures that individuals feel safe and free to express themselves. And that they have the information and opportunities to make informed decisions. Therefore we work to increase the safety of human rights defenders under (digital) threat or attack, and improve  digital emergency response networks. Why rights defenders need protection online Internet has […]

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    Aim To make more sustainable, diverse, healthy and nutritious food available for low-income citizens in target countries. Where Indonesia, Uganda, Zambia, Bolivia Why The world is producing more food than ever; however, the current food system is not benefiting everyone equally, and not all have access to healthy and nutritious food produced in a manner […]

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    Aim To ensure citizens have equal and inclusive access to public goods and services and can meaningfully engage in public resource allocation and policy decisions. Where Bolivia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Philippines, Tanzania Why When governments spend taxpayers’ money on contracts with private companies to provide public goods, services and infrastructure, there is too often […]