Hivos East Africa

East Africa

2016 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2016.


Open Contracting

Citizens need to access information about the full public contracting process cycle: from planning, to procurement, to contracting, implementation and monitoring of results.


Knowledge Dossiers

Hivos operates at the cutting edge of developments. To stay ahead of the curve, Hivos invests in knowledge creation. Browse through our dossiers for a wealth of insights.

Goodbye maize mono diet!

Zambia must diversify its food production and consumption patterns to overcome nagging challenges of hunger and malnutrition and ensure good health for all its citizens.

Facts & Figures

East Africa

Total liability € 8.9 million

Number of countries 4

Number of partner organisations 47


East Africa

About Hivos

Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. We cooperate with innovative...

While investors spend billions in coffee company acquisitions and mergers, coffee production on the ground is under threat from all sides. This is negatively impacting future value creation throughout the sector. Without major efforts to adapt production to climate change, increase transparency...

About Hivos

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. Our primary focus is achieving structural change through cooperation with innovative businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies...

Blog posts


Even though international sources recognise East African media as one of the most vibrant in the continent, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) voices are virtually and deliberately silenced. They are...

Smallscale farmers still yet to benefit from coffee proceeds

The Kenyan Coffee industry is in dilemma. While roasters and buyers at the global market point to the high quality of Kenyan coffee, the picture...

13 June 2018 is a globally recognized international day that amplifies voices of persons with albinism. I attach the importance of this day to the fact that a group of capable, resourceful and equal...