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SNV #MakeItHappen

Breaking down barriers for empowerment and inclusion of women has been part of our daily work around the world for 50 years.

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.

Programmes

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

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.

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.

Latest news

Vice Versa, a leading Dutch magazine for the development sector, today published a front-cover feature story on the success of SNV’s Balkan forestry programme.
This World Water Day, view our photostory to see how SNV is working to improve sanitation and hygiene in Lao PDR.
The Accountable Local Governance Programme contributes to social cohesion and sustainable development in Mali by strengthening the capacity of 600 young leaders.
The MasterCard Foundation and SNV are partners in facilitating access to secure jobs, financial services and skills for young people to grow their own businesses.
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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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