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SNV 1965 - 2015

We believe in working for change that lasts, bringing 50 years of expertise and commitment to help people pursue their own sustainable development.

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

Seven new villages officially declared open defecation free through SNV's Sustainable Sanitation & Hygiene for All+ programme.
We have received good news from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the strategic partnership on evidence-based advocacy.
SNV states that the claim made on Farmlandgrab.org that SNV Netherlands Development Organisation co-financed IFAD's 'Vegetable Oil Development Project - Phase 2' in Uganda is completely incorrect.
SNV in Lao PDR has been partnering with CIAT in Champassak and Salavan Provinces to support an inclusive business model for the farming of cassava.
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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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