Mobile technologies are framed as the future of agricultural development and the solution to many of the current challenges, like access to market and fairer prices. But are they as good as they seem? Our expert group is on the quest to find this out. A number of mobile and online marketing agri-solutions have been
Having grown up in one of Kampala’s slums, experiencing for himself problems of poor sanitation, young and innovative Samuel Malinga started to develop an effective and clean sludge management system right after graduating from Makerere University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering. In 2015, Samuel founded Sanitation Africa where he, together with his
Many female smallholder farmers in Kenya have a hard time accessing markets. This happens because female farmers often lack information about market demand, have limited resources to run their own channels of distribution, and are constrained in terms of time because they also have to manage their farms and look after their house and family.
Wanting to apply their engineering skills to something they were passionate about, Afnan and Damien left their secure jobs in Australia 1,5 years ago and set off for Cambodia with nothing but a problem in mind – people living off grid (beyond the accessibility of public utilities) do not have access to reliable and affordable
What do initiatives aimed at alleviating energy poverty in Africa, providing hyper-local weather forecasts for smallholder farmers, empowering women through handicraft in India and distributing water filters throughout 35 countries have in common? Well, apart from being awesome, they were all presented and represented at the Inclusive Business Forum 2017, held last week in Göteborg. Together, these
Inclusive North – an initiative supported by the Rising North fund – is giving Nordic start-ups the possibility of joining their peers in a global community dedicated to building successful and scalable inclusive business models. The is offering this through two global mechanisms: The Inclusive Innovation Tour and Factory (ii2030) is a two day event in
Inclusive Business Sweden joins the “Sustainable Food Systems for all – Catalyzing Change through Multi Stakeholder Action” conference, in South Africa, June 21-23. The conference will explore innovative multi-stakeholder approaches to tackle food systems challenges in general, and discuss the need of ensuring sustainable food systems in the face of a changing climate and growing
The 2nd annual Branding Africa conference takes place at the World Trade Centre in Malmö on May 30-31. Hosted by Industry Frontiers in collaboration with the Swedish-Southern African Chamber of Commerce, the conference aims to focus on the multiple investment opportunities for exports into some of the world’s fastest growing economies. Confirmed keynotes are Hon.
This year’s annual meeting is held on May 2, 12-15. We’ll gather at the RISE office at Eklandagatan 86 in Göteborg. Members in our organisation are welcome to attend. Please RSVP before April 29 to Carolina Olson. For those interested we are also planning an informal after work event, to take place immediately after the
The Innovations Against Poverty Fund challenges the private sector to develop products, services and business models that can contribute to the fight against poverty and climate change. It is a specialized fund with the specific mandate to identify and support innovative Inclusive Business models that deliver both commercial benefits for the private sector and developmental