Publication database

This database contains a diverse range of more than 2,000 publications about inclusive business and relating topics, such as impact investing, microfinance and market systems approaches. You will find not only reports but also market intelligence, case studies, tools and videos that touch upon of several sectors and regions.

The diverse range of publications in this database all relate to inclusive business - meaning business models that engage base of the pyramid (BoP) consumers, suppliers, entrepreneurs and/or employees in low income and/or emerging markets.

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Myanmar agriculture network
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Myanmar Agriculture Network (MAN) was set up by Grow Asia in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation of Myanmar to improve the competitiveness of the country’s agricultural sector and uplift the livelihoods of Myanmar’s farmers. This brief outlines goals and key activities of the country partnership's Working Groups.

PublisherGrow Asia
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Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
Myanmar
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
Grow Asia report on progress
24

Grow Asia is a unique multi-stakeholder partnership platform that brings together farmers, governments, the private sector, NGOs and other stakeholders in Southeast Asia to lift the productivity, profitability and environmental sustainability of smallholder agriculture in the region. This report outlines goals and key activities of Grow Asia in 2019.

PublisherGrow Asia
Publish Date
Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
Philippines partnership for sustainable agriculture
20

The Philippines Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA) was formally launched in 2015 by the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture and Grow Asia. PPSA serves as a multi-stakeholder platform to engage smallholder farmers and market players towards socio-economic growth and competitive advantage. This brief outlines goals and key activities of the country partnership.

PublisherGrow Asia
Publish Date
Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
Philippines
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
Partnership for sustainable agriculture in Vietnam
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The Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture Vietnam (PSAV) was set up to strengthen partnerships among government and the private sector. This brief outlines goals and key activities of the taskforce that has been facilitated by Grow Asia.
PublisherGrow Asia
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Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
Vietnam
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
Partnership for Indonesia’s sustainable agriculture
24

PISAgro was initiated in 2012 by seven private companies in Indonesia. Part of the Grow Asia network, PISAgro seeks to provide an innovative, multistakeholder model for addressing the nation's agricultural challenges in a sustainable manner while improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. This brief outlines goals and key activities of the country partnership.

PublisherGrow Asia
Publish Date
Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
Indonesia
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
Smallholder Farmer Support Analysis Part 1: Analysis of commercial value chain integration models
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Commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, this report presents an analysis of four smallholder support programmes in South Africa.

PublisherNetherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)
Publish Date
AuthorW. Chamberlain
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountrySub-Saharan Africa
South Africa
SectorAgriculture or Food
No
The impact of Development Finance Institutions
86

This rapid evidence assessment examines and synthesises the evidence base on the development impact of DFI investment. The objective is to strengthen DFID’s understanding of the critical assumptions underpinning its private sector development (PSD) theory of change to inform future PSD programming decisions. In particular, this rapid evidence assessment looks at what the current evidence tells us about DFI investment impacts on: incomes access to goods and services; distributional impacts (specifically poverty, gender, youth and quality jobs).

Publisher Department for International Development
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AuthorA. Lemma, M. Gouett, R. Calleja, S. Attridge
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryGlobal
Sector
No
Acceleration in Central America
22

The Entrepreneurship Database Program collects information from entrepreneurs when they apply to accelerator programs. These entrepreneurs, both those selected and not selected, are then surveyed annually to gather valuable follow-up data. This report summarizes application data collected from ventures operating in Central America that applied to participating accelerator programs between 2013 and 2018.

PublisherThe Global Accelerator Learning Initiative (GALI)
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Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryLatin America and the Caribbean
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Sector
No
The State of Social Enterprise in Malaysia
114

This study provides an insight into social enterprise in Malaysia, including an estimate of the scale and scope of the sector. It assesses existing policies that are relevant to social enterprise and analyses how these have been implemented.This study is based on quantitative information obtained from a total of 132 survey respondents across Malaysia.

PublisherBritish Council, United Nations ESCAP, the Malaysian Ministry of Entrepreneur Development, Yayasan Hasanah
Publish Date
Author
LanguageEnglish
Region/CountryEast Asia and Pacific
Malaysia
Sector
No
Poverty and the new economy: The promise of shared value and inclusive business
22

The New Economy includes new types of “social purpose” businesses and organizations such as social enterprises. At the same time, new types of inclusive businesses practices are emerging that generate social value through their normal business operations. This can include both internal practices such as living wage policies or external practices such as social procurement. This report provides an overview of these emerging business forms and practices and their associated impacts. The report also reflects questions such as: What are the barriers or enablers that would prevent or support greater adoption of inclusive business practices? What are the barriers or enablers that would prevent or support greater collaboration among stakeholders and organizations committed to growing the new economy?

PublisherCanadian Poverty Institute, Ambrose University
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Author
LanguageEnglish
No