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    The RUAF Global Partnership on Urban Agriculture and Food Systems works to transform urban agriculture and food systems in cities around the world by reducing urban poverty, enhancing urban food security, and improving urban environmental management. Why urban food security is so important The world produces more food than ever before, yet dietary diversity is declining […]

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    Aim The Hivos-Triodos Fund’s mission is to catalyze a sustainable, inclusive and green economy by investing in scalable organizations in emerging markets. It aims to help develop a sustainable financial sector supportive of inclusive, sustainable food value chains to benefit small-scale farmers and enable access to clean, affordable and reliable energy for low-income households and SMEs. […]

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    Aim To ensure that companies and CSR initiatives include a community-based approach to getting children out of work and into formal quality education in their policies and practices – one which is subsequently promoted and strengthened by governments, policymakers and (inter)national organizations. Where Asia and Africa Why There is still a way to go before […]

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    Aim To improve all citizens’ rights and access to quality SRHR services – particularly of women, girls, key populations and marginalized groups – in a safe, fair and equitable manner. Where Southern and East Africa: Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe Why Patriarchy and a heterosexual norm create deeply entrenched attitudes and practices that […]

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    Aim To improve transparency and accountability in government and increase public participation in political and development processes using digital media and technology. Where Kenya Why Government transparency and open access to public information (through technology) are necessary in order for citizens to become fully engaged in the democratic process and proactively help end corruption and […]

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    Aim To scale up household methodologies for empowering (young) rural women and youth in order to create a favorable environment for them, increase employment and income, and make rural societies more inclusive. Where Kenya Why Gender equity can be best achieved if both men and women are trained and mentored to self-evaluate and together plan to […]

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    Aim Hosted by Hivos since 2016, ENERGIA wants to contribute to universal, equal and equitable access to and control over sustainable energy for all, putting women at the center of its efforts. Where Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania. Why Women and men’s energy needs and uses differ, as do […]

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    This page provides a number of papers and publications that explain the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4ALL) programme in greater detail and give broader context to its activities. The spice of life: the fundamental role of diversity on the farm and on the plate Biodiversity loss is one of the areas where humanity is operating furthest outside […]

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    Aim To co-create an overall business support and promotion structure for social entrepreneurs who want to run economically sound businesses with a focus on social and/or environmental impact because they believe this is the path towards sustainable job and income creation and positive environmental change. Where Middle East and North Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, […]