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Smart Development Stories

Every day around the world, from Niger to Nepal and Colombia to Cambodia, SNV advisors are making a real difference in the lives of the people who need it most.

Read their stories here.

Programmes

SNV's programmes are aimed at improving the livelihoods and prospects of the poor.

Corporate Evaluations

Each year external, independent corporate evaluations are carried out on either a programme, a (sub)sector or a SNV policy or strategic theme with the goal of improving our policies, approaches and models.

Countries

SNV works in 39 of the poorest countries worldwide. Our team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections.

REDD+

Global climate change is the predominant challenge facing us today. SNV's work in REDD+  is helping communities face this challenge - linking climate action to poverty reduction.

Latest news

SNV’s Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE) programme signed a 5-year partnership with FINCA Tanzania, on promoting youth’s and youth led enterprises’ access to financial services in order to realize their employment and business ambitions.
Organisations large and small joined together 16 October to mark World Food Day. SNV engaged in dialogues in the middle of the United States, listened to speakers in Rome, and actively focused on farm women and technology in Nairobi.
October 15 may have been Global Handwashing Day, but every day needs to be a handwashing day if we want to stop preventable disease in its tracks.

SNV USA announces the appointment of Emmy Simmons and Kenneth Lanza to the SNV USA Board of Directors.

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About SNV

At SNV Netherlands Development Organisation we believe that no-one should have to live in poverty and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development.

Starting out in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we now work in 39 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Our global team of advisors use their specialist expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene to contribute to solving some of the leading problems facing the world today.

SNV aims to make a lasting difference in the lives of 15 million people living in poverty over the period 2013-2015. Read more about our Vision and Mission.

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