Introduction to Carnival - Public-Private Partnerships Can Effectively Deliver Sustainable Development Outcomes

Carnival video - image for websitePublished on Jul 17, 2013

With the support of the AusAID funded Enterprise Challenge Fund, Carnival has improved jetty landings on Mystery Island, Wala Island and Champagne Beach in Vanuatu. It has also built facilities which provides fresh water supplies and sanitary facilities on the two islands. This investment in infrastructure has seen an increase in tourism and has led to greater income generation opportunities for the local island communities. In addition, Carnival has provided training for the local traders in hospitality, financial management and development of local trade initiatives to maximise income generated from the increased tourist trade. This video interviews Anne Sherry, CEO of Carnival Australia, John Hardin, ECF Fund Director and Louise, a newly trained female boat driver. Enterprise Challenge Fund is managed by Coffey International Development.

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Future Forests of Fiji sustainable with funding from the Enterprise Challenge Fund

ECF - image FFF videoPublished on Jul 3, 2013

Future Forests Fiji Limited was established in 2004 in the Ra Province of Fiji, with the primary aim of developing a socially and environmentally responsible teak plantation business. The Enterprise Challenge Fund, funded by AusAID, provided a grant that enabled Future Forest to expand its teak seedling nursery creating a sustainable business that provides employment and income opportunities to the local community.

 

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Duck farmers in Fiji benefit from Enterprise Challenge Fund

ECF - image Reddy videoPublished on Jul 3, 2013

Reddy Farms is a 100 per cent locally owned Fijian company involved in the breeding, raising and processing of poultry. With the support of funding from the AusAID funded Enterprise Challenge Fund, Reddy Farms introduced duck contract farming with low-income urban fringe households in the Lautoka area of Fiji and the establishment of a commercial hatchery and processing facility. The processed ducks are sold to hotels, supermarkets and restaurants, providing income to the farmers.

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Small holder farmers in Vanuatu benefit from ECF grants

Video Graphic for Sarami PlantationPublished on Apr 21, 2013

Sarami Plantation has been breeding cattle in Vanuatu for 30 years and was the first property in Santo to introduce cross Brahman bulls on their 200 hectare breeding property. With the support of ECF funding, Sarami works with smallholder cattle farmers to improve beef production in Vanuatu.

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Fruit Fly Wide-Area Control: Interview with Farmers (Language: Khmer)

vidFruitFlyPublished on Jul 8, 2012

(Produced by Pupuk Alam (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. - 2012) Village 4 is one of the 7 villages in Treng Tra Ying Commune, Phnom Srouch District In Kampong Speu Province. Like in other villages, the mango plants are the important fruit plantations, and also one of the main income sources for those villagers...With financial assistance in the form of the matching grant from AusAID through the Enterprise Challenge Fund (managed by Coffey International Development), Pupuk Alam (Cambodia) Co. Ltd., has introduced the good agriculture practice, including the sanitation of plantations, the use of hormone traps, and especially the application of protein baits to destroy the flies that sting the fruits.

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7 minutes in the Wilderness

vidWildernessPublished on May 31, 2012

Filmed at The Wilderness Lodge, Solomon Islands by Wade Fairley and Jill & Jason Kelly.

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Public Private Partnership in the Pacific

vidPublicPrivPartnershipPublished on May 13, 2012

Produced by Carnival Australia this video explores the public private partnership that Carnival Australia has with ECF and other partners.

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Customer voices of WING Cambodia

Video Graphic for WING CambodiaPublished on March 18, 2010

Produced by WING Cambodia - this video features a number of WING customers, and how WING is now starting to change their lives in a positive way. You will hear the story of a service worker who can now save as little as 25 cents at a time, and a market trader who now uses WING to save time and money in settling with her suppliers. You will also hear the story of a merchant, who now creates alternate revenue streams for himself by selling WING accounts, and doing transactions for customers.

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