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.
Supporting sustainable growth in the Myanmar garments industry by training and deploying skilled management, HR and productivity improvement consultancy services to serve factories.
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.
Facilitating relationships to improve labour standards and develop specialised services to support industry development and growth.
Stimulating the creation of innovative and inclusive tourism products and packages in Myanmar, to increase the competitiveness of national tour operators.
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.