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

New school toilets are a start, but behaviour change is vital in Ghana
With sanitation-related illnesses killing more than 1.5 million children under five every year, handwashing with soap can make a big difference.
SNV, MTN Benin and the Power out of Poverty Partnership reach a milestone of 10,000 new solar products sold since launching nationally 6 months ago.
The Citizen's Edward Qorro reports on how SNV's Girls in Control programme is opening doors for schoolgirls in Tanzania.
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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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