Success in inclusive business depends on getting the business model right. But so far there is little known about which business models work, how long the journey takes to develop inclusive business, what success looks like, and what role technical support plays. Today the BIF team are delighted to provide our answers to those questions.
Of course there is no single answer and no simple solution, but drawing from 3.5 years of engagement by the Business Innovation Facility with over…Continue
Posted on January 30, 2014 at 9:30
I have just been looking at a great website, http://www.admittingfailure.com. It's not focused on inclusive business, but it is very relevant to all our discussions about inclusive business. The title of this blog comes from them. Failure matters, a lot, because we need to learn from it and not repeat it.
They even have a 'how-to' guide on how to 'fail forward' and offer services to help business and others to diagnose and learn from…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2014 at 10:00 — 2 Comments
This blog was originally written for and published on the Business Fights Poverty website.
A sustainable supply chain that sources from smallholder farmers - sounds easy. But it is common knowledge that long-standing problems like insufficient quantity and quality, side-selling of the harvest, rainfall, pests and prices, can often beset initiatives in practice.
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