The Business Partnerships Platform

Engaging the private sector is at the cornerstone of Australia’s modernised aid program, supporting economic growth, incomes and jobs. The Business Partnerships Platform matches funding from business for projects that support commercial objectives whilst advancing Australia’s aid investment priorities.

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Congratulations to the ten successful partnerships announced in Round Three of the Business Partnerships Platform. These partnerships deliver shared value in the energy, finance and agriculture sectors and will benefit more than one million people.

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HOW WE ARE SOLVING THIS

The Business Partnerships Platform is helping to accelerate Australia’s collaboration with business in addressing development challenges in our region.

Development

Partnership

Business

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Our Reach

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The BPP has created 33 partnerships over three funding rounds and one funding window.
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The BPP is partnering with 73 organisations across the private sector, social business, NGOs and academic institutions.
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The BPP partners in 16 countries across Asia, Africa and the Pacific.
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The BPP encompasses five sectors including Agriculture, Resources and Clean Energy, Tourism, ICT and Financial Inclusion, Education and Health.

Shared Value

BPP partnerships are primarily created in one or more of the following ways:

Reconceiving products and markets

Redefining productivity in the value chain

Enabling local cluster development

SECTORS

Agriculture

Resources and Clean Energy

Tourism

ICT/Financial Inclusion

Education and Health

Testimonials

One of the reasons Intrepid committed to the BPP partnership in Myanmar with AVI is that it is more than just philanthropy; it takes a true shared value approach to economic empowerment.

- Robyn Nixon
General Manager, The Intrepid Foundation

DFAT can help us to build networks and opportunities. It can provide links into the Indian government as well as connections to Australian companies working in India. We’ll be looking to leverage that to benefit those that need it the most.

- Alexie Seller
Co-Founder and CEO, Pollinate Energy

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