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Our APF digital resource library will host research reports, databases, summaries of our events and more. As access to the library is exclusive, APF members will receive a password to tap to our online resources.

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This regional study, a collaborative effort between the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok) and the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA), focuses on the financing of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), with emphasis on children aged three to five years-old. The study was conducted in ten countries selected from […]

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As part of ADB’s analytical and advisory partnership with the Philippines, this study informs the next phase of PPP reforms in the country supported through ADB’s technical assistance on strengthening PPPs in the Philippines (second phase) and the Expanding Private Participation in Infrastructure Program.

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AVPN APF Seminar Series  Data for Inclusive Growth: How Policymakers and Social Investors Achieve Evidence-based Social Impact  30 October 2017 Panelists: Dr. Tan Ern Ser Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore Dr. Daiana Beitler Regional Director, Microsoft Philanthropies in Asia, Microsoft Rudy Gobbel National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), […]

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The RBF Practitioner Guidebook offers practical guidance to non-profit implementers who want to embrace RBF as a way to improve development outcomes. It responds to a scarcity of resources available for implementers, especially regarding the detailed technical guidance necessary to ensure that RBF designs align with their mission, capacities, and context. The guidebook is intended […]

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This Report provides Agensi Innovasi Malaysia (AIM) with a guideline of how best to leverage Malaysia’s potential in catalyzing a social finance ecosystem that is inclusive, collaborative and effective.

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This Report is a summary and analysis of the APF2017. Download the Report

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India has achieved a remarkable development goal with the near universalisation of primary education as of 2015.1 96.9% of children in rural India enrolled in school in 20162 and 98% of habitations now having access to a primary school within a 1km radius.3 National policy implementations like the Right to Education (RTE) Act for primary-school […]

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The AVPN Asia Policy Forum (APF) is a convening platform for social economy advocates, offering practical learning opportunities to support governments in Asia to build an enabling environment for the social economy. This inaugural APF webinar featured the role of policymakers and stakeholders in rolling out legislation that supports the benefit corporation movement. The webinar […]

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Co-author: Anh Nguyen Building on the success of the 2016 inaugural dialogue in Hong Kong, AVPN held the Asia Policy Forum in Bangkok on 5 June 2017 in partnership with the BMW Foundation, British Council, Credit Suisse and UNESCAP. The Forum is our effort to convene practitioners and advocates for the social economy and provide […]

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With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, the quest for sustainable and inclusive pathways towards prosperity has accelerated the momentum of the social economy movement. This movement which deploys private sector models for the pursuit of double or triple bottomline outcomes, is gaining momentum globally. Recognising this, policymakers and governments in Asia have begun to explore […]

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4 min read Data accessibility is key to effective policymaking and social investment for inclusive growth. Data and evidence-based strategies should be used to strengthen organisational capabilities, accountability, and programme delivery. Cross-sector collaboration is vital to ensure the success of evidence-based impact strategies. More than 30 policymakers and practitioners gathered at an AVPN seminar hosted […]

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The APF will host a webinar to learn more about the role of policymakers and stakeholders in rolling out legislation that supports the benefit corporation movement.

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