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    Civil society is under threat worldwide. Organizations and activists, trade unions, independent media and human rights defenders. All those who stand up for freedom of expression, human rights, a safe and clean environment and a livable climate in the future are struggling to keep their heads above water. They are being thwarted by governments and […]

    November 17, 2018
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    Fighting the effects of climate change topped the agenda at the Biogas Digester Conference from 2 to 4 October in Burkina Faso, attended by 250 energy experts from West and Central Africa. The eight participating countries agreed on their weapon of choice. They will adopt and upscale bio-digester technologies and improve collaboration to develop market-based biogas sectors. […]

    October 8, 2018
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    A collaborative effort for procurement reform in Makueni County Makueni County has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to adopt the Open Contracting approach – an effort that will transform its procurement processes in order to fight graft. In collaboration with Hivos East Africa and the Development Gateway, the new partnership will support the County to develop […]

    June 28, 2018
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    Digital Earth is a six-month fellowship for artists and designers based in Africa or Asia working across a variety of media who would like to investigate our current technological reality. It is a unique research support program that helps experienced artists to reflect, research, experiment and produce work. The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend […]

    June 27, 2018
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    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 and inclusive societies. Our work in the agricultural sector promotes increased supply and access to […]

    June 7, 2018
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    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 businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies […]

    June 7, 2018
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    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 businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies […]

    June 7, 2018
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    Hivos, True Price and Ufadhili Trust on June 6 launched CSR Africa, a social performance portal for the flori- and horticulture sector, at the International Flower Trade Expo in Nairobi, Kenya. Professionals in the flori- and horticultural sector can use it to learn, measure and improve their CSR performance. Benefits “We want to provide flower growers […]

    June 7, 2018
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    Open Source Seeds Disrupt! Ideathon Hivos and Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) are organising the Open Source Seeds Systems Disrupt! Ideathon. The event will take place on 4-6 July 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Disrupt! Ideathon brings together ethical seed companies, organisations and technology (IT) based enterprises; with a revenue model for goods and service […]

    June 5, 2018
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    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 businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies […]

    May 4, 2018