Sub-sectors & Challenges

Sector: Agriculture
Examples of subsectors Challenges to be addressed in Agriculture Examples of means and platforms to address the challenges
  • Food
  • Industrial and raw material
  • Supporting services, machinery and equipment
  • Others
  • Increase value addition of agricultural domestic and/or global value chains which benefit the low income people
  • Introduce environmentally friendly practices and technologies for small farmers
  • Introduce infrastructure solutions (irrigation, storage, drying, collection, etc.) for small farmer’s value chains.
  • Small scale rural infrastructure
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and
  • Others

Agriculture sector proposals that connect with low carbon growth or infrastructure and basic services are also of interest to the VBCF.

 

Sector: Low Carbon Growth
Examples of subsectors Challenges to be addressed in Agriculture Examples of means and platforms to address the challenges
  • Renewable energy
  • Waste Recycling
  • Others
  • introduce sustainable energy and low emission in solutions that engage and/or benefit the low income people.
  • reduce the environmental pollution and improve the economic conditions of the low income population by turning biomass waste into energy
  • Small scale rural infrastructure
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and
  • Others

Low carbon growth proposals related to the agriculture and/or infrastructure and basic services sectors are also of interest to the VBCF.

 

Sector: Infrastructure and Basic Services
Examples of subsectors Challenges to be addressed in Agriculture Examples of means and platforms to address the challenges
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Housing
  • provide housing, water and sanitation and rural infrastructure (roads, bridge, irrigation, etc.) solutions that benefit the low income populations
  • Introduce new mobile solutions improving access to value added services (information, financial services, etc.) for the rural households
  • Small scale rural infrastructure
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and
  • Others

Infrastructure & Basic Services proposals related with agriculture and/or low carbon growth services are also of interest to the VBCF.