BIF Projects

Bamboo: Myanmar's Green Gold

A video on the potential of bamboo to generate significant benefits for enterprises, communities and the environment.

Reducing production costs in Nigeria's catfish market

BIF has been working with catfish farmers to introduce new types of feed and innovative growing techniques. Watch this video to find out more.

Stimulating innovation in Nigeria's dairy sector

This video describes how BIF introduced napier grass as feed for dairy cows, in order to increase milk yields, and taught women how to produce cottage yoghurt to generate additional income.

From waste to wealth in Nigeria's cassava market

How BIF is improving the lives of cassava farmers in Nigeria through innovative new cassava products (video).

Strengthening maize supply chains with smallholder farmers in Nigeria

A video on BIF's work introducing new outgrower schemes in the Nigerian maize market.

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.

Inspiring inclusive tourism in Myanmar

A video on the potential of inclusive tourism in Myanmar.

Innovations in Inclusive Tourism

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.

Resources

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.

Assessment of the Malting Barley Market System in Ethiopia

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.

Terms of Reference: PSD Analyst, Myanmar

BIF Myanmar is recruiting for a Private Sector Development (PSD) Analyst to conduct an assignment in the tourism sector.

Do No Harm Toolkit for the Tourism Industry [Myanmar Language]

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.

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