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    This is Hivos’ provisional 2021 Annual Report. It contains our programmatic highlights and organizational information for 2021 together with the draft Annual Accounts. Draft Annual Report & Accounts The final version will be available shortly. If you would like additional information, please contact our Corporate Communication department at comms@hivos.org.

    June 30, 2022
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    While urban areas only account for two percent of the earth’s surface, they contain half of our planets’ people. By 2050 that will even be an estimated two-thirds. They already consume nearly 80 percent of global food and energy produced. Also they generate about 70 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and global waste, […]

    June 24, 2022
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    Hivos is an international development organization guided by humanist values. Together with citizens and their organizations, we aim to contribute towards just, inclusive and life-sustaining societies where people have equal access to opportunities, rights and resources. We work in partnership with others in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America on three impact areas: […]

    June 22, 2022
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    The Dutch embassy in Costa Rica has won the first edition of the Human Rights Prize for Dutch Embassies. This biennial prize is awarded by Hivos, together with 17 other Dutch human rights and development organizations, to the Dutch embassy that has been most proactive, concrete and effective in defending and promoting human rights. On […]

    June 17, 2022
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    Yogyakarta City – ACTION (Active Citizens Building Solidarity and Resilience in Response to Covid-19), a project fully funded by the European Union, organized an Urban Farming Market Day in Yogyakarta City. The event was hosted by Hivos to support families from marginalized communities ensure food security by improving access to income generating opportunities through connecting […]

    June 16, 2022
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    East Jakarta City – Through the ACTION Project (Active Citizens Building Solidarity and Resilience in Response to Covid-19), the European Union provides funding support to the Association for Advancement of Small Business (PUPUK). With the funding, PUPUK carries out a series of social and economic recovery activities for vulnerable communities, specifically targeting SMEs (Small and […]

    June 7, 2022
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    The Horn of Africa is being hit by the worst drought in four decades, putting up to 20 million people at risk of famine, according to the UN. Consecutive seasons of below-average rains are severely impacting food security in areas already beset by multiple other challenges. By now it should be more than obvious that […]

    June 1, 2022
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    Purpose of the Job: The main purpose of this assignment is to conduct field data collection in Lusaka and Chongwe. Location: Lusaka and Chongwe, Zambia Type: Short Term Field Assistance Period of Performance: June/July 2022 (15 days) Introduction Hivos is implementing the Healthy Food Africa (HFA) project which aims to increase the resilience of food […]

    May 27, 2022