Event report: Roundtable on inclusive agribusiness in Southeast Asia
This conference report (PDF) provides a snapshot of the rich content and discussions from the Roundtable on Inclusive Agribusiness in Southeast Asia, held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 23–24 September 2015. The Roundtable brought together approximately 120 business leaders, key development practitioners, policy makers and research experts, largely from Myanmar, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. These senior practitioners are at the forefront of converting challenges into opportunities by implementing inclusive approaches to better engage smallholder farmers in value chains. The Roundtable was hosted by Grow Asia and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam. The event was convened by the Food System Innovation Initiative, Seas of Change and the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD), with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).