After an intensive year, hiveonline has successfully completed the Mozambique Central Bank’s Regulatory Sandbox. This transformative initiative is driving accessibility to quality financial products and services for Mozambique’s smallholder farmers and agricultural workers, who make up 70% of the population, with 95% being smallholder farmers. This approval means that hiveonline… Read More »🎉A Momentous Day for hiveonline – Regulatory approval in Mozambique!
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Farming for Resilience: The Overlooked Potential of Smallholder Farmers in Combating Climate Change and Strengthening Food Security?
Smallholder farmers are essential actors in building climate change resilience. Adopting sustainable farming practices helps them adapt to climate challenges and contributes to global mitigation efforts by sequestering carbon and reducing emissions as a natural climate solution. Unfortunately, although smallholder farmers contribute to over one-third of the world’s food supply… Read More »Farming for Resilience: The Overlooked Potential of Smallholder Farmers in Combating Climate Change and Strengthening Food Security?
Hiveonline is delighted to announce its participation in the 4th edition of the Regulatory Sandbox run by the Central Bank of Mozambique. The announcement was made on Friday, 27th January 2023, by the Governor of the Central Bank, Rogério Zandamela. João Gaspar, the President of the Mozambican Fintech Association, and… Read More »Hiveonline Included in 4th Edition of the Regulatory Sandbox run by the Central Bank of Mozambique
Africa is a continent with a lot of potential! There are many across the globe who see this potential and are working to unlock it such as NGOs, banks, or CEOs, all of these groups realise that sustainable finance is key to unlocking Africa’s potential. In this blog post, we discuss how blockchain technology can help achieve sustainable finance in Africa. We provide an overview of blockchain technology and explain how it can be used to create transparent systems that promote sustainability. Finally, we give some examples of how this is already being put into practice in Africa. We are confident that this blog post will provide you with a better understanding of the role of blockchain technology in promoting sustainable finance in Africa and inspires you to get involved!
Mozambique Cashew Harvest 2021 is here once again and this marks an exciting month for all partners involved in the Connect Caju II project, as the cashew harvest season begins in Mozambique. All the hard work that the small-holder farmers, cooperative managers and the Mozambican Association for the Promotion of… Read More »Mozambique Cashew Harvest 2021
2020 was bad for all of us, but what about Africa? African countries, experienced at dealing with epidemics and lacking satisfactory healthcare systems, have taken robust measures against COVID-19 and so have mostly been relatively successful in controlling the spread of the virus, but the economic impact has been severe. The… Read More »Africa and COVID-19 – The Response to Economic Contraction
Transforming Financial Inclusion in Niger Niger is the one of the most undeveloped countries in the world, according to the UN’s Human Development Index. It’s a vast country, the largest in sub-Saharan Africa with a population density of just 14 per kms. Only 7% of people have bank accounts, and they’re… Read More »Financially and Culturally Excluded — but Growing Business with Blockchain
Working with craftsmen and small business can be difficult if you’re inexperienced or unsure. Often misunderstandings or differences in expectations lead to disagreements between craftsmen and customers. But this doesn’t have to be case. At hiveonline we are trying to make it easier to work with craftsmen. It’s often not… Read More »Align expectations with craftsmen before agreeing on a job
The place of technology has transformed in our lifetime, moving from the mainframe to the palm of our hands. Once it meant efficiency, but now it’s enabling our lives, and whole economies, to change. In the 1970s, my mother was a COBOL programmer, working for Hammersmith Council. There were sandbags… Read More »Fintech Revolution: From Data Management to the New Financial Ecosystem
“How big an impact is your company making? At hiveonline we started out small and focused, now suddenly the possibility to have a larger impact has emerged. Are you seizing the opportunity to change the world for the better?” By Camilla Vang Arffmann It wasn’t until last week I realized… Read More »How helping small companies can have a huge impact