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  • What’s new in Inclusive Agribusiness?

    What’s new in Inclusive Agribusiness?

    posted in Agriculture and Agro-processing by admin

    In April's Monthly news, The Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business discusses What’s new in Inclusive Agribusiness?

    (Part one)
    Do you have any idea of just how much is happening in inclusive agri-business? The innovations, partnerships, supply chain agreements, assessment tools, lessons on impact and more? If your answer is 'no', you're in good company. Our theme stems from a gathering of specialists in inclusive agribusiness, where the biggest lesson was just how much was happening and how little we know about each other’s work.

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    06 06, 17
  • Creating inclusive & social business opportunities in rural areas in South Africa

    Creating inclusive & social business opportunities in rural areas in South Africa

    posted in Agriculture and Agro-processing by admin

    The family-run business and social enterprise Botanica Natural Products (Pty) Ltd. produces organic cosmetic and nutraceutical raw materials from indigenous plants in rural Limpopo, South Africa. They created employment opportunities for locals of a neighboring tribal village and began sourcing indigenous plants that could adapt to the specific climate. 15 full-time employees are currently producing an organically certified extract from the Bulbine Frutescens plant, which is a traditional medicinal plant.

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    01 11, 16
  • It's Africa's Time, Showcasing Inclusive Business Models

    It's Africa's Time, Showcasing Inclusive Business Models

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    The TV series “IT’S AFRICA’S TIME” is produced by Regency Foundation Networx, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Designed to promote and encourage the adoption of the ‘inclusive business’ model as a component of corporate growth strategy in Africa, the TV series demonstrates how this approach can make a contribution towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (Source: Business Fights Poverty 23 September 2016, Original post by Regency Foundation Networx on July 27, 2016)

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    30 09, 16