BIF Pilot Resources

ACI Agribusiness: Designing and testing an integrated contract farming model in Bangladesh

The difficulties of setting up a contract farming model engaging smallholder farmers, have not deferred ACI, a Bangladeshi agribusiness conglomerate. Read about the companies ambitious pilot in 2013 and learnings for the future.

Adding value to innovation? Lessons on donor support to inclusive business from the Business Innovation Facility pilot

Provides insights on effective support to inclusive business for donors, investor, incubator, or non-profit supporting IB, particularly if deploying technical assistance. (January 2014)

The 4Ps of inclusive business: How perseverance, partnerships, pilots and passion can lead to success

Draws together findings on inclusive business models that work – or don’t – and the journeys that companies are making, based on the experience of the Business Innovation Facility pilot.