BIF Pilot Projects

L & Z Integrated Farms

L & Z aims to increase smallholder sourcing at premium prices, develop an outgrower-scheme & sell dairy products to the BoP through a distribution network of local entrepreneurs

Sun International

Sun International Hotels aims to develop climate-resilience amongst the four hundred farmers engaged in its local fruit and vegetable sourcing programme.

Teragro Commodities Limited

Teragro aims to source the fruit required for its fruit juice concentrate processing plant from local smallholders.

Pran Agro Business Limited

Pran aims to introduce cassava cultivation to women producing ginger and turmeric in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, to produce glucose and processed foods.

Lafarge Cement Zambia

Lafarge aims to address the large deficit in affordable housing for medium to low-income Zambian families and establish itself as a key provider of building solutions.

Dala Foods Nigeria Ltd

Dala Foods aims to market an instant, powdered version of a nutritious indigenous drink popular amongst low-income consumers in Nigeria.

Hindustan Unilever

HUL has developed Pureit, a low-cost water purifier that supplies safe water and has an auto shut off mechanism that blocks the flow of water when it is no longer fit to drink.

Barrick Lumwana Mining

The LCD programme aims to increase the amount of goods and services procured from local mining industry suppliers, as well as training and building in-country capacity.


Waterlife India aims to develop an end-to-end system for water management, that will increase the distribution of clean and affordable water to low-income areas in India.

Cropserve Zambia Ltd

Cropserve’s inclusive business project aims to develop an effective and sustainable distribution model to supply the small scale farmer segment with affordable and high quality agro inputs.