Great write-up and has some important pillars worth considering when dealing with fragile states. https://t.co/SIXtWWFdy0 —
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@SchweppesAfrica @ITCnews @263Chat Great work indeed —
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Part-Morning Workshop: Very Interesting and Beneficial Initiatives!
IB Forum of Zimbabwe – November Breakfast Workshop in Harare:
Together with SNV, the IB Forum of Zimbabwe are proud to support Stimulus Zimbabwe's "Get in the
IB in action in Zimbabwe - Eastern Highlands Plantation Ltd partner with Smallholder Growers for Export Markets. For more information contact SNV Zimbabwe on email email@example.com
Stimulus Africa Foundation hosted the Stimulus Africa Entrepreneurship Symposium [SAES] : ICT for Development from 31st March – 1st April 2016 at the Stimulus Innovation Centre.
SNV and the IB Forum attended as guests of honour and speakers.
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In March 2016, Stimulus hosted a Green Business Breakfast focussing on Inclusive Business with SNV's Waddilove Sansole as guest speaker.
Date: 17th of March 2016 at the Stimulus Innovation Centre at 7.30am.
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It is said that there is still no inclusive sanitation business operating at profit and scale. After all, the sanitation sector is an easy way to highlight the challenges of business at the Base of the Pyramid: lack of consumer awareness and finance, public-private roles, and complex logistics...
What is Inclusive Business?
Corporate businesses initiating linkages in their value chains with small scale operators and community based organisations for mutual benefit
By incorporating low-income populations in any of a company's supply, production, distribution and marketing of goods and services, companies can generate new jobs, income, technical skills and local capacity. Poorer consumers can benefit from products that meet their needs in affordable ways, creating new markets in the process.
Inclusive Business must make business sense, both for the companies and the communities in the process.
SNV Zimbabwe, with the support of the Ford Foundation, continue to provide funding and technical services to assist with Inclusive Business Scans for selected projects.
The Inclusive Business (IB) Scan is a facility which has been designed to assist identify and/or assess potential IB projects, and whether or not they make business sense both for the company and the small scale operators or community based organisations concerned. It is basically a comprehensive study which includes aspects such as the IB opportunities, the potential business models and benefits, the estimated...
VALUE FOR BUSINESS
Innovation, Growth, Competitiveness
Developing new markets
Expanding the labour pool
Strengthening supply chains
VALUE FOR LOW-INCOME POPULATIONS
Greater access, Choice and Opportunity
Meeting basic needs
Enabling greater productivity