New crop-cultivation model reaps benefits for farmers
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 16:28
LONG AN – 18 September 2014 marked an important milestone for VBCF as the Ecofarm's drying factory with a capacity of 28-tonne batches opened in Long An Province’s Duc Hoa District near the corn fields. The factory will expand to 2,500 square metres in the near future.
SNV’s “Spice of Life” and VBCF at Workshop on Private Sector Engagement in Pro-poor Value Chain Development
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:52
Hanoi - SNV presented its initiatives in pro-poor value chain development at a workshop organised by The Market Access for the Rural Poor (MARP) Programme, with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC).
Asia: Embedding Inclusive Business (Blog post by Javier Ayala, VBCF Executive Manager)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 14:43
Even though most Asian countries have experienced a remarkable economic growth in the last few years, in some cases as a result of industrialisation processes, many low-income people in these countries have not improved their living standards and still struggle with their day-day living. Many of them, mainly in rural areas, continue to lack access to markets, income opportunities and basic services, therefore widening the gap between the rich and the poor.
VBCF signed an investment agreement with Southern Seed Corporation (SSC)
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 00:00
Tra Vinh – A VND nine - billion investment agreement between Vietnam Business Challenge Fund (VBCF) and Southern Seed Corporation (SSC) was signed today. This inclusive business model is expected to help 2,200 low income households, majority of which are Khmer ethnic minorities, in Tra Vinh province step out of poverty.
VBCF and Inclusive Business on the Agenda of Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 11:44
Hanoi, 21 February 2014 - The first Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum was organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with the British Council (BC) and Vietnam Business Challenge Fund (VBCF). The event aimed to further heighten the role of the business sector in sustainable development and to improve the competitiveness of Vietnamese businesses in the process of economic integration.