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  • 25×25 Electricity Access Acceleration Collaborative among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million grant

    19/02/2020

    25x25 Electricity Access Acceleration Collaborative among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million grant February 19, 2020 High-scoring 100&Change applications featured in Bold Solutions Network San Francisco, CA February 19 2020 — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today unveiled that “25x25: End Energy Poverty Faster,” submitted by the 25x25 Electricity Access Acceleration […]

  • Hivos and Climate Tracker launch energy journalism competition Africa

    24/01/2020

    Hivos and Climate Tracker launch energy journalism competition Africa January 24, 2020 Join us at the Sustainable Energy For All Forum in Rwanda and win an investigative reporting scholarship! The opportunity Together with Climate Tracker, Hivos will be training and sending six African journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda, this […]

  • Will 2020 World Economic Forum deliver on combating climate change?

    22/01/2020

    Joe Brusky Will 2020 World Economic Forum deliver on combating climate change? January 22, 2020 Opinion piece by Eco Matser For the first time, the world’s elites meeting this year at Davos have listed environmental issues as their top concerns about the next decade. The WEF’s annual Global Risks Report raises the alarm on increased extreme weather […]

  • A year of progress for decentralized renewable energy and clean cooking

    07/01/2020

    A year of progress for decentralized renewable energy and clean cooking January 7, 2020 Now 2020 has arrived, it is time to look back and proudly share some of the key results from our Green and Inclusive Energy Program in 2019. In the past year, Hivos continued the battle to overcome two major challenges related […]

  • Hivos at COP25: Clean cooking for Climate

    03/12/2019

    Hivos at COP25: Clean cooking for Climate December 3, 2019 The 25th edition of the climate conference, known as COP25 will be held under the Presidency of the Government of Chile in Madrid from 2 to 13 December. The conference is designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Following […]

  • Energy Week 2019: Latin American stories of women and energy

    01/12/2019

    Energy Week 2019: Latin American stories of women and energy December 1, 2019 Blog post by Andrés Méndez, Hivos Latin America Voices from Latin America were heard from November 11 to 14 at the Latin American Energy Organization’s (OLADE) fourth edition of Energy Week, in Lima, Peru. Women leaders spoke about what it’s like to live […]

  • New discussion & briefing paper: Financing Decentralized Renewable Energy for the Last Mile

    22/11/2019

    Judith Quax/ENERGIA New discussion & briefing paper: Financing Decentralized Renewable Energy for the Last Mile November 22, 2019 One of the key barriers to delivering energy solutions for the rural and urban poor is the limited access to finance at local and national levels and insufficient targeted finance flows at the international level. Despite commitments […]

  • High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking

    12/11/2019

    High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking November 12, 2019 On 18-19 November 2019, the Energy Nexus Network, Global Renewables Congress, Tony Blair Institute, the World Future Council and Hivos, in partnership with the Ministry of Energy of Sierra Leone will organize the High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking. The conference will take […]

  • Death by Dirty Cooking

    05/11/2019

    TripleCam Productions Death by Dirty Cooking November 5, 2019 "It would cost an estimated $4.4 billion annually to meet the world’s residential clean-cooking needs – far more than what is currently available. While that figure is not small, it is dwarfed by the costs of inaction" says Kandeh Yumkella (former United Nations under-secretary-general and chair […]

  • Hivos partners in first global cooking campaign: Clean Cooking Is..

    05/11/2019

    photo: Sven Torfinn. Uganda, Nyambare, December 2015. James Namara (born 30/08/1958) from Nyambare James ays: There is a future in agriculture. And fire wood is a mayor problem in these areas. The digester saves time, no more smoky kitchens. And the by-product (slurry) is the most importent benefit. (James is not interested in the gas […]