Policy Brief

Forum: Asia Policy Dialogue Hong Kong 2016


Forum: Asia Policy Dialogue Hong Kong 2016

26 May 2016

The event was attended by more than 80 delegates and was represented by 14 countries in their presentations on their country’s social economy landscape. The event was comprised of presentations from sector experts sharing case studies on multi-sector collaboration as well as discussions on the aspirations that the delegates would like to see for the region’s social economy.

The aims and objectives of this dialogue and platform:

  • Bring awareness to Asian policy makers to the social economy trends and programmes in the region
  • Facilitate better collaboration between the government and private funding on social issues for greater impact
  • Create sustainable impact in the Asian region through more innovative tools and models

Event video:

Event report: Click on the graphic to access the 100-page download of the updates by each country speaker, including presentation decks.


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2016 Asia Policy Dialogue Report


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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