THE MEKONG BUSINESS INITIATIVE

MBI is a development partnership between the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Australia to accelerate growth in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. MBI believes that catalysing sustainable business growth in the Mekong region will require innovation, flexibility, and a willingness to take risks.

Read the 2016 MBI Annual Report

HOW WE WORK

Business Advocacy

Government policies that support business reform and enable commercial environments are in critical need of private sector voices. We partner with enterprises to advise governments to formulate policies that encourage entrepreneurship.

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Access to Finance

Traditional banking services to the lower income population are often limited or unavailable. We collaborate with financial service providers on exploring opportunities of alternative finance, including venture capital, angel investment, and fintech.

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Support for Innovation

Young entrepreneurs in the region are becoming more and more important, and they are the key to unlocking the region’s innovation potential. We promote business incubators and accelerators, pilot innovative business models, and increase knowledge.

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PROGRAMS BY COUNTRY

Cambodia

Lao PDR

Myanmar

Vietnam

Dominic Mellor

Head of MBI

Phan Vinh Quang

Deputy Project Director

Roger Thomas Moyes

Senior Access to Finance Advisor

MEKONG BUSINESS INITIATIVE

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