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What we do

  • Ebook “Virtual Meetings of COICA youths”

    Between May and June 2020, the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA) and HIVOS, held the Virtual Meetings of COICA youths, with the aim of promoting a more active participation of the Indigenous youth in the organizational structure of Indigenous peoples. In this space, young Indigenous people from the 9 countries of […]

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  • Ebook “Reunion virtuelle des Jeunes de la COICA”

    Au cours des mois de mai et juin 2020, en coopération entre le coordinateur des organisations autochtones du bassin amazonien (COICA) et HIVOS, la reunion virtuelle des Jeunes de la COICA a eu lieu, dans le but de promouvoir la participation active de la jeunesse de la structure organisationnelle des peuples autochtones. Dans cet espace, […]

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  • Report: Keep an eye on resources!

    Hivos published the report of Keep an Eye on Resources: Results of Monitoring the Application of Extraordinary Resources to face with the COVID-19 Pandemic for Indigenous Peoples in the Brazilian Amazon. The report presents the results of five months (April to August) of analysis of the execution of the extraordinary resources to face the pandemic […]

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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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  • New Voices of the Amazon

    New Voices of the Amazon is the product of long conversations, testimonials, and messages with Indigenous young people who opened their hearts to us and with them their intentions, concerns, and illusions.

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  • Creative hub leader’s toolkit

    Creative hubs play a vital role in supporting the self-sufficiency and independence of makers of cultural and media productions. As ‘convenors of creatives,’ hubs serve local communities and connect creative practitioners. This toolkit is part of Creative Hubs Academy, a global partnership project of Nesta, Hivos and British Council, that supports creative hub leaders to sustain and grow their hubs.

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  • A manual for strengthening women’s leadership in the horticultural sector

    This manual will help you carry out a strategy to develop transformative feminist leadership in the East African Horticultural sector.

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  • Innovating for Social Change: Hivos Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020

    This concise strategic plan guides the strategic decision-making processes,
    it guides Hivos in how and where best to spend our energy and our resources. A complementary business plan provides information on how operations are structured and organized.

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  • A lobby and advocacy approach to energy access

    This document is a description of Hivos’ lobby and advocacy approach to promoting green and inclusive energy. It gives an inside look into the often unpredictable and challenging – but also exciting – profession of advocates. The document describes how we think change happens and can be used as a guide by others.

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  • Advocacy toolkit for Open Up Contracting

    This toolkit provides essential guidance and ideas for advocacy officers and civil society organizations at all levels. It helps them mobilize people and support efforts to advocate for more efficient, transparent and accountable public contracting processes.

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