Policy Brief

Asia Policy Forum 2017


Asia Policy Forum 2017

Collaborative Policies to Enhance the Social Economy
5 June 2017

Building on the success of the 2016 inaugural dialogue in Hong Kong, AVPN held the Asia Policy Forum 2017 in Bangkok on 5 June 2017 in partnership with BMW Foundation, British Council, Credit Suisse and UNESCAP. The 2017 Forum convenes practitioners and advocates for the social economy and provide practical learning opportunities for governments across Asia around social economy development. The 2017 Forum, centered around “Collaborative Policies to Enhance the Social Economy”, brought together 89 policymakers and practitioners from 21 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe as well as North America, hosted at the UN Conference Centre. (Read more)

Programme Pack:

Speakers’ Materials:


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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