This e-learning course will introduce social enterprises as an enabler to support agribusiness in the Asia-Pacific region. It will discuss the concepts and principles of social agribusiness enterprises; explain the steps to prepare, establish, and maintain
social agribusiness enterprises; and draw practical lessons from case studies. The focus will be on accessing finance, improving productivity, increasing postharvest value, and creating value chain and market linkages.
Module 1: Concepts and principles of social enterprises.
Module 2: Establishing social enterprises across agricultural value chains.
Module 3: Fund raising and accessing finance as a social enterprise.
Module 4: Sustaining, scaling up, and managing social enterprises.
Module 5: Productivity enhancement and future-readiness.