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  • Hivos at IOREC 2018

    22/10/2018

    © Hivos / Feri Latief © Hivos / Feri Latief Hivos at IOREC 2018 October 22, 2018 From 31 October - 1 November 2018, the fourth edition of the International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) takes place in Singapore. The conference, organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency, is the global platform for […]

  • Jean Marc Sika: “The future of energy is green.”

    15/10/2018

    Jean Marc Sika: “The future of energy is green.” October 15, 2018 Hivos East Africa’s Renewable Energy Program manager, Jean Marc Sika, was recently awarded the title of Monsieur le Grand Chancelier des Ordres burkinabè for his exceptional role in upscaling biogas and bio-digester technology in Burkina Faso. Hailed as one of the founding fathers […]

  • Now is the time to be better safe than sorry!

    08/10/2018

    Now is the time to be better safe than sorry! October 8, 2018 Global warming of 2°C above pre-industrial levels is substantially more harmful than 1.5°C, according to the new report on global warming launched by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). A mere two-degree rise in the average global temperature would significantly impact human life, […]

  • Job opportunity: International Coordinator ACCESS coalition

    26/09/2018

    Hivos / Josh Estey Job opportunity: International Coordinator ACCESS coalition We are delighted to announce that ACCESS is recruiting an International Coordinator to lead the Secretariat and deliver on the mission of ACCESS. The Alliance of Civil Society Organizations for Clean Energy Access (ACCESS), a global coalition of Civil Society Organizations and practitioners advocates for people living […]

  • When energy means the difference between life and death

    11/09/2018

    © Hivos / Feri Latief When energy means the difference between life and death September 11, 2018 Blog post by Merit Hindriks, Communications Officer Green & Inclusive Energy program While giving birth to my first child, a series of complications required the quick intervention of an array of doctors and medical equipment. Thanks to their […]

  • Stirring up the energy debate in Malawi

    04/09/2018

    Stirring up the energy debate in Malawi September 4, 2018 A journalist who is “fueling” clean energy conversations Simple energy technologies can save lives and trees when made available, James Chavula writes. The Malawian journalist, supported by Hivos’ Green and Inclusive Energy Program, is on a mission to shake up the energy debate in his […]