• News

    In a historic ruling on June 21, 2024, the Namibian High Court declared the country’s laws banning same-sex relations unconstitutional, marking a significant victory for human rights and LGBTIQ+ equality in the region. Central to this landmark victory is Friedel Dausab, a prominent lawyer and passionate human rights advocate.

    July 4, 2024
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    Agriculture and fishing form the backbone of the Lukanga community’s livelihood in Zambia’s Central Province. The area is important for its wetlands and forests, which used to both feed and provide an income for the inhabitants. However, a recent visit by our Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) team to Waya Ward in Lukanga confirmed […]

  • News

    Our work on urban food systems in Zambia and Zimbabwe took off this March at the launch ceremonies of Hivos Southern Africa’s Urban Futures program in Bulawayo and Lusaka. The Urban Futures program will support young people and youth-led organizations focused on building climate-resilient urban food systems to ensure healthy and accessible food for all. […]

    April 17, 2024
  • vacancy

    Hivos is seeking qualified candidates for the position of LGBTIQ+ Economic Development Lead for the Free to be Me program.

  • vacancy

    We are looking for a Program Officer for Free to Be Me – an ambitious and innovative program that will help build and maintain a vibrant LGBTIQ+ movement.

  • vacancy

    Hivos is looking for a Global Business Development Manager Climate Justice. In this role, you are part of Hivos’ global Business Development unit. Together with colleagues – both in the team and across regions – you are tasked with securing funding for impactful global Climate Justice programs.