Africa

Food security: Innovative solutions for rice value chain in Guinea Bissau

With business linkages, multi-stakeholders platforms and technical assistance, 10 000 farmers of Bafata Region will increase their rice quality and quantity and ensure their food security.

Read more about the multi-country food security capability statement

Biogas Programmes: clean cooking, lighting, and more

SNV coordinates national Biogas programmes in Asia, Africa, and Latin America Read more...

Global Renewable Energy office opens in Burkina

With innovation as our key focus, we are engaged in expanding our work in Renewable Energy from Asia into Africa, focusing on biogas, biomass, improved cook stoves, solar electricity and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. Read more

WASH in Tanzania

We aim to improve the performance of all parties involved and WASH service delivery for communities we work in to enjoy:

  • Access to safe, sufficient and reliable drinking water supply;
  • Access to improved sanitation;
  • Sustained positive change in hygiene behaviour.

Promoting Inclusive Business

SNV facilitates a Technical Assistance Facility in Mozambique that assists companies to identify, develop and implement Inclusive Business.

Open the Inclusive Business website

Sustainable markets

SNV concentrates on value chain development and inclusive business. We broker inclusion of smallholder farmers, and develop competitive and equitable value chains, for improved income and food security.

Learn more about our sustainable markets programmes

Latest news

SNV Uganda's Learning and Earning through School Gardens (LEARN) project is starting to take root in Karamoja, one of the poorest regions in Uganda. The project aims to improve food security for 1,250 parents and 3,750 children in 25 schools in Karamoja.
Public-private partnerships are increasingly important as less direct-funding occurs. At the same time businesses see opportunities to join with organisations such as SNV Kenya to make a difference.

Farmers are farmers around the world, and they all seem to share at least one trait: they like to "kick the tires" before buying or trying anything new.

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.
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Africa

SNV has been present in Africa since 1967, working with local communities to improve their livelihood by strengthening the capacities of local organisations. Our advisors work hand-in-hand with local organisations to bring together innovation and experience coupled with in-depth knowledge and understanding of local context.

In Africa, SNV works in: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African RepublicCongo-BrazzavilleDR Congo, Ethiopia, Equitorial Guinea, GabonGhana, Guinea BissauKenya, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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