COP 21 - Taking action for our climate

SNV attends COP21 in Paris from 30 November to 11 December. Our delegation of energy, agriculture and REDD+ experts is looking forward to discussing joint cooperation possibilities.


SNV 50 years - Fit for the future!

We celebrate our achievements over the years and look forward to a future in which international cooperation is shaped by innovation, business-to-business solutions, alternative funding modalities, and new forms of collaboration and capacity building. Read more...

Evidence-based advocacy

SNV joins forces with governments, the private sector and civil society to enrich national and international policy debates. Have a look at our work and achievements in the area of evidence-based advocacy over the past years.


SNV's programmes across Asia, Africa and Latin America are aimed at improving the livelihoods and prospects of the poor.

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At COP21 SNV together with partners Rainforest Alliance and Nature Wildlife Federation will share the latest thinking, tools and analysis and discuss practical action with stakeholders from private sector, government and funding agencies.
SNV welcomes the new energy access target set by Dutch Minister Lilianne Ploumen to provide access to renewable energy for 50 million people by 2030.
Netherlands-based public, business, finance, carbon, and development partners collaborate as Dutch Spark for Clean Cooking Solutions in contributing to the ambitious goals of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC).
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At SNV 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 many 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 millions of people living in poverty. Read more about our vision and mission.

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