A pilot project of renewable energy in Sumba island as a living proof for the bright future of sustainable energy. The goal of this project is to make Sumba island 100% electrify by renewable energy on the year of 2020.
The second IDEAJAM was held on 18 April 2017 with the theme of gender sensitivity in social enterprises and organizations. The Business Model Canvas Workshop: Women-in-Power Edition focused on building gender-sensitive social enterprises and applying a business model to organizations and campaigns that increases their sustainability.
The hype around “Smart Cities” has influenced discussions on urbanism worldwide. Locally in Indonesia, the concept of smart cities is becoming more popular, and cities across the country are starting to integrate and harness technology for more efficient and smarter public administration.
New collaboration between Hivos and GAIN (Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition)
When you ask people what comes to mind when they think of “sustainable food”, they generally say things like health, nutrition or the environment. Sometimes they also mention affordability, safety and diversity. Surprisingly, taste is often missing from this list. In fact, sustainable food is perceived as being ‘flavorless, boring, bland’, or in short, not tasty.
Hivos Director of Operations Sanne Nolst Trenité toured a number of Hivos projects and partners in Indonesia at the end of April until early of May this year. For staff at Hivos Southeast Asia, her visit provided opportunities to meet her and discuss developments important to Hivos with her. Interaction, engagement, inspiration, acceleration and support were recurring themes throughout her visit.
Mr. Sialim’s face looks radiant when he welcome us to his home in Keputran Village of RT005 RW003 Sukoharjo, Pringsewu, Lampung. Even though he has just returned from his fields, Mr. Sialim showed his hospitality and led us into his residence. He did not even mind when we asked his wife, Mrs. Martini, who was at Al-Qur’an studies in the community mosque, to come home for a while and talk to us.
When Mrs. Martini arrived, her friendliness also was apparent as we started to chat.