Policy Brief

AVPN Conference 2018 | Asia Policy Forum Resources

03 July 2018


In partnership with BMW Foundation, UNESCAP, Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN), British Council and Credit Suisse, the annual policy programme this year was built into AVPN’s core programming at the flagship members’ conference. The theme of the policy experience at the Conference, “Policy Innovations to Maximise Impact”, brought light to the policymakers’ role in plenaries, breakout discussions as well as the policy-specific programmes like the Policy Showcase and workshops.

Throughout the agenda, policy speakers contributed their perspective on how there can be more innovation and collaboration for greater impact. They represented various parts of government, policy experts, advisors, in speaking on issues ranging from financing climate action, transforming education system, funding the growth of micro-small-medium enterprises, and more.

Policy Showcase 1 Resources

Policy Showcase 2 Resources

Pay For Success Models – Towards Better Philanthropic and Policy Outcomes

Presentation from UBS Optimus Foundation and British Asian Trust

For any inquiries, please contact policy@avpn.asia.


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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