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.

2016 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2016.


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 € 9,4 million

Number of countries 3

Number of partner organisations 38


Southern Africa

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) need to undergo fundamental shifts in their organizational communications culture to benefit fully from social media technologies, according to a guidebook recently published by Hivos Southern Africa with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the...

Hivos in collaboration with Welthungerhilfe, Hivos Impact Investments and SEED are holding a three day bootcamp to get more social entrepreneurs involved in delivering high quality open source seed products to small holder farmers. The three day Disrupt!SEEDS! event from 28 February to 2 March...

On 26 January, Zimbabwe - through Hivos Southern Africa - will become the first Sub-Saharan African country to live stream films from the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). IFFR 2018, the 47th edition of the film festival, takes place from 24 January to 4 February 2018 in Rotterdam,...

Blog posts


Hivos Southern Africa’s Women Empowered for Leadership programme in collaboration with UN Women, UNDP, the Women’s Parliamentary Caucus and the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe on March 6 launched the 50/50 Advocacy Campaign and the...

Zambia’s vibrant youth are crucial to developing a prosperous agricultural sector. This means shaking off outdated perceptions and providing young people with the right incentives.

“Planting seeds of motivation”

Of late, we have seen...