Hivos Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

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.

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.

Sumba Iconic Island

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.

Facts & Figures

Southeast Asia

Total liability € 6.8 million

Number of countries 4

Number of partner organisations 25


Southeast Asia

Changing the landscape of public contracting very often needs strong government champions. However, Bojonegoro, a lesser-known and small sub-district in East Java province in Indonesia, was selected by the Open Government Partnership (OGP) as one of the fifteen regions in the world to become a...

Hivos and ARTICLE 19 are alarmed at the news that the Philippine government has declared 600 people to be ‘communist terrorists’.

The list of names includes the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the rights of indigenous peoples, and human rights defenders including...

East Timorese women survivors

In late November 2017 as part of the UN’s 16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women, Hivos Southeast Asia’s partner Asosiasaun Chega Ba Ita (ACbit) launched a month-long, multi-media awareness campaign showcasing the journeys of Timorese women who are survivors (not victims) of...

Blog posts

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...

Women’s Condition in Sumba

Approximately one hour east of Tambolaka airport, you can find the Renewable Energy Kiosk, Yofi Mayu Delo. Sitting down in front the kiosk, Mama Margaretha, a 44-year old mother of...

Sumba, due its remote location, has never been a priority for the Indonesian government. Until a few years ago, most of the villages in Sumba didn’t even have access to electricity, which meant that as...