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How do you keep co-operatives competitive?

18 October, 2012 - 13:37

"'Co-operatives are having to compete. There are more buyers in the  countryside looking to supply national and global demand. Roads are  better and mobile phones are spreading. Youth has new aspirations and  off-farm opportunities; so wages are pushed up and migration causes  labour shortages. All these elements have profound implications for farmers' choices, and organisations’ competitiveness."

Transparent move by Hivos: publication open data

1 October, 2012 - 14:26

Hivos is the first big Dutch aid NGO to publish all of its project  related information in accordance to the internationally agreed (IATI)  standard. The publication of ‘open data’ enables others to verify and  compare activities of development organizations, governments, and  institutions such as the Worldbank.

Digital Defenders Partnership

10 September, 2012 - 09:37

Hivos was proud to announce the launch of the Digital Defenders Partnership at the Freedom Online conference in Nairobi, Kenya last week. The Digital Defenders Partnership is an initiative under the Coalition for Freedom Online to provide quick support in response to a range of emerging threats to internet freedom.