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Agribusiness in ASEAN: Making the case for smallholder inclusion
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Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Location: Online

Course Overview:

Date & Time: 17th May 2017, 4pm- 5pm (Hong Kong Time)

This webinar is free of charge

This webinar will mark the official launch of CSR Asia's report Agribusiness in ASEAN: Making the case for smallholder inclusion. Jointly hosted by CSR Asia and Business Call to Action (BCtA), the webinar will feature three companies - East-West Seed, FrieslandCampina and Double A - who will share the enabling and inhibiting factors for smallholder engagement in ASEAN and how inclusive business models can bring business benefits. 


  • Enabling and inhibiting factors for smallholder engagement in ASEAN
  • Gender perspectives and value women farmers can bring to the industry
  • Strategies and partnership opportunities
  • Success factors and key learnings


4:00 - 4:05

Mr. Nick Warelis – Project Manager at CSR Asia

Introduction and official launch of CSR Asia’s ‘Agribusiness in ASEAN: Making the case for smallholder inclusion report.’

4:05 - 4:10

Ms. Minja Nieminen – Lead, Outreach and Country Level Activities (BCtA)

Highlights of BCtA’s ‘Uncharted Waters: Blending Value and Values For Social Impact Through the SDGs study


4:10 - 4:20

Mr. Stuart Morris – Director at East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer


East-West Seed: Expanding the Vegetable Market in Myanmar

4:20 - 4:30

Ms. Ada Wong – Head of Public Affairs and Communications at FrieslandCampina


FrieslandCampina: Increasing Incomes for Thai Dairy Farmers

4:30 - 4:40

Mr. Thirawit Leetavorn – Senior Executive Vice President at Double A


Double A: Introducing Secondary Crops to Increase Smallholder Incomes in Thailand

4:40 - 4:45

Understanding the business benefits for smallholder inclusion from 
CSR Asia’s report

4:45 - 5:00


The webinar is part of the Gender Transformative and Responsible Agribusiness Investments in South East Asia (GRAISEA) project. Developed by Oxfam and funded by the Swedish Government. 

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