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    25×25 collaborative Together with Power for All, Practical Action, and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, Hivos has initiated a new partnership to accelerate universal access to energy. The organizations recognize that the level of ambition and urgency for achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 is far from what’s needed to deliver modern, affordable, sustainable and reliable […]

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    Food Entrepreneurship Innovative micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) run by passionate entrepreneurs have great potential to lead the way towards more sustainable and resilient food production and consumption. While many policymakers, NGOs and investors agree on their importance and role, actual long-term financing and opportunities for these enterprises are lacking. This is why Hivos […]

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    Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Creating fair and equal access to sustainable energy sources, essential for human development, is easier said than done. But innovative micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) run by passionate “green entrepreneurs” can bring us a big step closer. More and more, running a successful business goes hand in hand with the sustainable […]

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    Women unlimited Women’s empowerment ensures that women and girls have control over their lives and are able to participate actively in social, political and economic domains. It is about realizing true equality for men and women. Our context Taking stock of the position of women worldwide, the good news is that the numbers of countries […]

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    Hivos strives for a world where everyone, independent of their sexual orientation and gender identity, has control over their own bodies, their sexual identities and their relationships.

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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.

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    Healthy planet, healthy people Sustainable food allows people to have access to sufficient, affordable and healthy food that is produced sustainably, now and in the future. With an ever growing world population, sustainable food production is critical to ensure food security in the long run while maintaining our planet’s resources, and to counter the negative effects […]

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    Not a pipe dream – simply the best choice Renewable energy creates access to clean energy without destroying the environment, particularly for marginalized people living in remote areas. When created sustainably, it helps to alleviate poverty, improves living conditions and propels economic development. Our context Extracting and consuming fossil fuels such as oil, gas and […]