BIF's Product & Package Innovation Competition is supporting this new dining experience for visitors to Myanmar's famous Inle Lake. In a traditional stilt village surrounded by floating gardens, farmers of Inle Lake serve up authentic Intha dishes, using locally grown ingredients.
This tourism product, which BIF is supporting through the Product & Package Innovation Competition, offers visitors the opportunity to stay and experience village life in Myinmahti, Shan State.
During 2015 and 2016, BIF provided Human Resources (HR) and productivity training and consultancy to five garment factories in the Yangon region. This paper describes the rationale for providing the training, how the training was carried out, the positive impacts achieved, as well as the lessons learned – these will be especially useful for factory owners and managers considering implementing similar training in their factories.
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. This document contains more information about the selection criteria for the Business Partnerships Fund.
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