How donors engage with business. William Smith – Research Fellow. November 2013. Why donors engage with business. To modify business activity – which impacts on so many aspects of life and, sometimes, on a very large scale. To raise private sector finance.
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William Smith – Research Fellow
Business Development Exchange programme:“To inform the strategy of AusAid, other donors, and selected companies for business engagement to achieve specific development objectives”- Burma, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam- Agriculture, Gender violence, Mining, Vocational training- 2012-2016
AusAIDis investing AUS$ 160 million in the Cao Lanh Bridge in the Mekong Delta – to improve access to market opportunities.
How can AusAID engage with local businesses in the fruit and vegetable sector to address other constraints to investment ?
AusAID has helped to establish the Business Coalition for Women to promote women’s empowerment in PNG.
How can AusAID work with the coalition and member companies to help them address endemic violence against women ?
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