Through the Product & Package Innovation Competition, BIF supported companies to implement inclusive tourism initiatives that benefit communities. Some of these PPIC-winning products are listed below.
Providing productivity and HR support to garment factories to build a business case on the commercial link between worker welfare, improved productivity and profitability.
Running a randomised control trial (RCT) to strengthen the evidence for investing in HR and productivity training to improve worker welfare and increase garment factories’ profitability.
I realise that if I change my behaviour and take the time to show others HOW to do things, I can get better results.
Garment Factory Training Participant, Myanmar
BIF is recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Manager to work across the BIF Myanmar portfolio in the garments, tourism and bamboo sectors.
BIF undertook a 'rapid' assessment of the malting barley market in Ethiopia to identify areas of under-performance that constrain smallholder farmers' benefits from the market and that can be addressed through private sector investment.
This toolkit presents a background to conflict, peace and Do No Harm in the context of the tourism sector, followed by practical analysis templates to help tour operators and companies approach their business activities in a manner that promotes positive relationships with, and limits the risks of causing harm to, local people and places.