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Photo – Best Tropical Fruits welcome Australia’s High Commissioner to Kenya, Luke Williams (3rd Left) and the Governor of Machakos County, Dr. Alfred Mutua, (2nd left) to the processing facility in Machakos County. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) has worked closely with our inclusive business partners to provide them with the…

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Media release: Backing Fijian women in Covid-19 economic recovery

Media release from the Minister for International Development and the Pacific 22 July 2021 Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Zed Seselja, today launched two partnerships backing Fijian women in business. “Fiji’s economy has been one of the hardest hit globally from the COVID-19 pandemic. Women have been disproportionately impacted by the economic downturn…

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A Business Partnerships Platform partnership with the Australian Government, the Bangladesh SME Corporation Limited (BSCL) and Oxfam supported dairy farmers, mostly women, to access finance to increase the productivity of their operations. The partnership resulted in an increase in income benefiting farmers, their families and communities. This Partnership Summary provides an insight into how the…

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Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we hear from inspiring women who are leading the way for Business Partnership Platform business partners, adapting, innovating and rebuilding from COVID-19. We’re celebrating women’s leadership in all its forms, and recognising the major contributions of women to helping businesses meet the challenges of COVID-19. Why? Gender equality is…

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With a view across six inclusive business models, the Business Partnerships Platform takes stock of lessons to help inform investors, businesses, non-government organisations and governments interested in investing in and supporting the energy sector to close the energy gap and create lasting environmental and social impact. Partnering for Impact The Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) supports…

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An exciting Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) partnership between Australian Agribusiness Four Season Co Pty Ltd (4S), the University of Sydney and the Australian Government has led to a new carbon credit start-up with benefits for both smallholder farmers and the environment. The new business AgCoTech has been set-up by Four Seasons to distribute medicated livestock…

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Are you an inclusive business in Fiji? Do you have a commercial idea that could help Fiji to build back better? The Australian Government is announcing a new partnership opportunity in Fiji to support COVID-19 recovery efforts, women’s economic empowerment and commercial outcomes. It follows last month’s announcement of opportunities in Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Sri…

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Photo: Susie in the buffalo dairy she co-founded in Laos @ Lam Duc Hien The Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) creates partnerships between the Australian Government and inclusive businesses for social impact. A BPP partnership in Laos is scaling a commercial buffalo dairy and connecting with smallholder farmers. Hear more on the business challenges and COVID-19…

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Are you an inclusive business? Do you have a commercial idea that could make a lasting social and environmental impact? Through the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP), the Australian Government is calling for inclusive business partnerships to help support COVID-19 recovery in the Indo-Pacific. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread economic impact across the Indo-Pacific. People are…

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