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Project Trado

A consortium of major corporates, banks and start-ups is testing whether blockchain and other technologies can help unlock financial incentives that reward sustainability in supply chains.

Remittances for Affordable Housing

14Trees brings low-carbon, low-cost housing materials to developing countries. The project aims to benefit tens of thousands of families through access to affordable housing and construction jobs.

Project Wezesha

Working to improve the livelihoods of low-income fishing families in Kenya by providing a cold chain powered by Internet of Things (IoT) technology.

Ericsson Weather Data Rwanda

Monitoring rainfall, in real time, by using existing microwave links in the telecommunication network.

GAIN Nutrition 4 Zambia

The GAIN partners are co-developing a long-life (UHT), dairy-based drink for children and women in Zambia.

Pearson Boost

This service in South Africa aims to address the unemployment challenge for low-income youth, while making recruitment of high-quality candidates more efficient for potential employers.

Company-Led Window

The ‘company-led’ window applies the Market Systems approach but selects markets to investigate based on an alternative entry point: companies that are innovating.

Business Partnerships Fund

The Business Partnerships Fund will provide support to multinational companies to develop projects that generate commercial value whilst also improving the lives of the poor in developing countries.

Resources

Myanmar’s Tour Guide Industry: Opportunities for Tourism-Led Poverty Reduction

This report investigates and maps the current tour guide situation in Myanmar. Capacity issues, gaps, strengths, challenges and opportunities are identified and market change for the poor is discussed with examples of how tourism can produce direct, indirect and dynamic effects.

TERMS OF REFERENCE: KENYA TEA SWAPS MARKET LEAD

BIF is recruiting a Market Lead to join the Kenya Tea Swaps Project team. The project focus is on designing and piloting the use of swaps as a mechanism to purchase tea at the Mombasa auction. The market lead would be responsible for running campaigns to identify and communicate with key stakeholders in the tea industry to ensure that they are bought-in to the concept of tea swaps.

Terms of Reference: Garment Market Coordinator

BIF Myanmar is recruiting a Garment Market Coordinator to join the team improving working conditions and productivity in Myanmar's garment factories.

Terms of Reference: High-Value Agriculture Finance Lead

BIF is recruiting a HVA Finance Lead to work alongside the HVA Technical Lead and BIF Kenya team; responsible for providing technical expertise on financing for agricultural supply chains.

Terms of reference: High-Value Agriculture Technical Lead

BIF is recruiting a HVA Technical Lead to work alongside the BIF Kenya team; responsible for providing technical direction and the development of HVA interventions inline with the market strategy.

Terms of Reference: Agro-Forestry Specialist

BIF Myanmar is recruiting an Agro-Forestry Specialist to carry out a pilot project in the bamboo market.

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