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  • Changing Hearts and Minds

    If you are interested in shifting how people think about gender and sexuality – then this document is for you!

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  • Learning and Accountability in Turbulent Waters

    This reflection paper describes the experiences of the Citizen Agency Consortium with implementing a large multi-country evaluation of four programs. It takes stock of what worked and what didn’t work when evaluating the outcomes of a diverse set of lobby and advocacy strategies and activities.

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  • Strategic Compass 2021 – 2024

    We find ourselves at a moment in time when the true extent of the challenges facing the world has been thrown into stark relief. To ensure Hivos remains well-equipped to address these challenges – together with our partners and allies – we have adopted a new strategic direction.

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  • Coffee Barometer 2020

    The largest coffee companies in the world are failing to report transparently on their 2020 commitments, and doing too little to ensure sustainability for farming and farmers.

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  • Lessons from outcome harvesting in Monitoring and Evaluation

    Outcome harvesting (OH) is a methodology that is designed for use in complex situations where the relationship between cause and effect is not fully understood or is unclear and/or where many different actors influence change. Unlike conventional methods, OH collects evidence of what has been achieved and is not limited to intended results and change […]

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  • Making Civic Space Resilient: Covid update

    In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cordaid and Hivos consulted their partners to take stock of the different ways the pandemic – and government measures to fight it – have affected civil society organizations (CSOs).

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  • Navigating Messiness

    This summit report features noteworthy lessons, insights and key dilemma’s from the evaluation process of the Strategic Partnership Citizen Agency Consortium.

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  • Sustainable diets and Covid-19

    Hivos and IIED through our Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) program are launching a new paper that calls upon governments to adopt crisis mitigation measures that are truly green and inclusive.

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  • The Hidden Life of Theories of Change

    In this policy brief, we explore the more hidden aspects of the life of Theories of Change.

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  • Food systems and climate change

    Based on learnings from the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) program, we have identified a number of recommendations for policy, action and research on food systems and climate change.

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