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By Natalie Lartey (in photo above) and Bill Vorley, IIED

Food policies that are based on evidence and advocacy delivered by citizens are more likely to benefit the people most affected by these policies....

The current dominant agricultural model has run out of steam. It’s high time to replace it with one that is not only sustainable, but also efficient, inclusive and respectful of the planet and the...

 

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 This means shaking off outdated perceptions and providing young people with the right incentives.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...

International Women’s Day 2018 is here – another year to celebrate the contribution of women in every corner of Zambia and the entire world. It is a time to reflect on the hustles and...

Gender Equality and the work towards its attainment worldwide has been a bitter sweet journey. Brave women and men have stood up against partriachy and the numerous societal bariers that have impeded equal participation....

(Photo by Tamara Kaunda for our partner IIED.)

Entrepreneurs in the ‘green’ sector, by definition, provide environmentally-friendly products and services. But sometimes what defines ‘green entrepreneurs’ is the fact that they provide...

We invest in a world where entrepreneurial local people are developing new solutions for some of the most challenging problems of our time. There are many other options for sustainably increasing food production and...

 ... but at the same time stay true to their values

When we look at the way organisations communicate, we often see that NGOs, like Hivos, are particularly fond of imposing their own worldview...

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