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Hivos East Africa condemns the unwarranted attempts by the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Co-ordination Board at intimidating civil society organisations in Kenya.

From 17-21 July 2017, open data experts from Africa convened in Accra, Ghana for the second Africa Open Data Conference (AODC). Drawing participants from governments, techies, small businesses, journalists, civic technologists, entrepreneurs, researchers, students, IT solution providers, NGOs, development partners and others; discussions focused on advances in open data, lessons and engage in dialogue for concrete action points for shared solutions across the continent.

Lilongwe, Malawi - Hivos Southern Africa and its partners in Malawi under the Green and Inclusive Energy (GIE) programme conducted a progress review of the programme since its launch in September 2016.

We are proud to present our 2016 global Annual Report. It describes what we achieved with our partners in 2016 through programmes and projects that aim to make our societies greener and more open.

Are you a social entrepreneur? Do you have an organization or a business and are you looking to make sustainable social impact? The Hivos Southeast Asia Residency Program might just be for you!

Hivos CEO, Edwin Huizing, and Welthungerhilfe Secretary General, Dr. Till Wahnbaeck, launched the two organisations' cooperation in funding the newly-established Hivos Food and Lifestyle Fund in Harare, Zimbabwe. The Hivos Food and Lifestyle Fund is a lean investment fund, leveraging the networks and reputation of Hivos and Welthungerhilfe to create a superior investment pipeline.

Hivos, WeltHungerhilfe and Hivos Impact Investments partnered to train and invest in 14 food entrepreneurs from four Southern African countries: Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The aim of the #Disrupt!Food business incubation and competitive ideation boot camp held in Harare, Zimbabwe was to support and strengthen the value propositions of entrepreneurs who have an interest in sustainable food production and consumption.

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