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Some of our latest work
Invest International is a financing institution that invests in Dutch solutions for global challenges. Their investments and project development activities contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to the Dutch economy. Akvo supported them by developing an organisational Theory of Change to map how the institution’s strategies contribute to impact in these two areas. […]Creating an organisational Theory of Change for impact investing
Carble helps coffee brands reduce their carbon footprint by rewarding coffee farmers for the carbon they store in forest canopies. In order to monitor carbon storage, as well as how farmer livelihoods are impacted by these carbon-payments, Carble needs reliable data on carbon storage, income, and the living income gap. Together with Carble, Akvo piloted […]Establishing a living income baseline for coffee farmers
Nestlé, JDE Peet’s, and the USAID Green Invest Asia project have recently launched a joint carbon footprint initiative for two important global Robusta origins in Vietnam and Indonesia. This is part of an unprecedented partnership between the two biggest coffee buyers in the world and ten of their supply chain partners. The carbon assessment is […]Assessing the carbon footprint of coffee production in Indonesia
The WASH SDG programme is a consortium of Dutch NGOs dedicated to sustainably improving water, sanitation, and hygiene services for more than two million people in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Nepal, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its three-pronged approach consisted of increasing demand for improved WASH services, improving the quality of service provision, and improving governance of […]Custom WASH Management Information System for subnational water offices
Niamey is the capital of Niger, located on the Niger River in the far west of the country. It had 1,802,910 inhabitants in 2018, making it the most populous city in Niger. The city has five communes and is constituted as an urban community called the Communauté Urbaine de Niamey (CUN). With a view to […]City mapping for sustainable urbanisation in Niamey
The Neer Tamba project aims to improve the living conditions and incomes of almost 200,000 rural households that are among the poorest in Burkina Faso, enabling them to increase their autonomy and expand their role in building economic and social sustainability. The project focuses on: Strengthening resilience to climate change at the household, farm and village levels through […]Resource management and rural development in Burkina Faso