Our projects focus on one or more of our four main areas of work

  • Climate-Smart Agriculture

  • Improvement of smallholders’ financial literacy and their access to financial services

  • Creation of commercial relationships in responsible supply chains

  • Inclusion of gender and youth as a transversal component


We have three formats

Individual Projects. Large-scale projects with approximately $1 million funding by the IDB Lab.  

Small Interventions. Projects with up to $70,000 in funding, overseen by Hivos.

Learning Initiatives. Short duration, low budget, administered by Hivos.


How to apply

SAFE members may submit project proposals at any time of the year. Non-members can apply during open project calls. Individual Projects and Small Interventions require the participation of at least one SAFE partner.