In order to learn from previous experiences, Hivos examined its role(s) and performance in various multi-actor initiatives. This case study recounts the experiences of the Sumba Iconic Island multi-actor initiative established by Hivos in 2010.
Sumba is one of many thousands of unknown islands in the Indonesian archipelago. It has beautiful beaches and pristine mountains, but also poverty-stricken inhabitants with no prospects of economic or social development. Until, that is, Hivos put the island on the map in 2011 in an ambitious experiment: Iconic Island Sumba, aiming for 100% renewable […]