Hivos Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Goodbye maize mono diet!

Zambia must diversify its food production and consumption patterns to overcome nagging challenges of hunger and malnutrition and ensure good health for all its citizens.

2015 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2015.


Knowledge Dossiers

Hivos operates at the cutting edge of developments. To stay ahead of the curve, Hivos invests in knowledge creation. Browse through our dossiers for a wealth of insights.

Facts & Figures

Southern Africa

Total liability € 15,7 million

Number of countries 3

Number of partner organisations 129


Southern Africa
Sustainable Energy for All

Hivos Southern Africa recently participated in the SE4All’s validation of its Action Agenda (AA) and Investment Prospectus (IP). The meeting brought together policymakers, business actors, international and regional development agencies and civil society to interrogate and validate the proposed plans to increase the threshold of renewable in Zimbabwe.

The #HappyFlow campaign is lobbying for free sanitary wear to be distributed in public schools and public spaces in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The campaign is premised on the idea that sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) matter, therefore every human who experiences menstruation has a right to sanitary wear.

Climate change is already having an impact on agriculture with severe implications for food security, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).