Business Partnerships Platform

  • Applications are now open for BPP Round 2

    Applications for Round 2 of the Business Partnerships Platform are open until 7 October 2016.

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  • Summary of Round 1 partnerships

    The successful partnerships for Round 1 are located in Africa, South Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific and cover a range of business sectors.

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  • Connecting communities to clean energy and the digital economy in PNG

    Providing access to affordable and reliable solar energy solutions to off-grid households and small businesses in PNG.

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  • Mobile banking for the poor in Vietnam

    This partnership is the first mobile banking platform for low income populations in Vietnam

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Engaging the private sector is at the cornerstone of Australia’s modernised aid program, supporting economic growth, incomes and jobs. The Business Partnership Platform (BPP) is helping to accelerate Australia’s collaboration with business in addressing development challenges in our region.

BPP Round 1 Partnerships announced

Round 1 of the BPP is now finalised, with ten partnerships having been selected to help advance Australia’s aid investment priorities, with a particular focus on promoting gender equality.

The successful partnerships for Round 1 are located in Africa, South Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific, across a range of sectors including agribusiness, financial services, small enterprise development, off grid energy, health and women’s economic empowerment. Learn more about the BPP partnerships here.

Applications for BPP Round 2 Partnerships are now open

We encourage interested businesses to apply for BPP Round 2. Applicants from the first round are encouraged to reapply.



Further information

What is the Business Partnerships Platform?

More information on Australia’s aid program, including its engagement with the private sector, can be found at:



Last Updated: 14 July 2016