Agtech in Southeast Asia: An untapped opportunity

by Saurabh Sinha

Out of the ten ASEAN countries, Lao, Cambodia and Vietnam have more than 50 per cent population employed in agriculture and allied sectors (such as fishery), while Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand have more than 35 per cent of the population dependent on the sector for their livelihood. Cumulatively this corresponds to nearly 150 million people […]

Sankalp Series – An interview with Jaya Wahono, Clean Power Indonesia

by sankalpforum

In recent years, there have been increased efforts from world leaders to tackle the major challenges of development. The Paris Agreement on climate change has bound countries to commit to decreasing CO2 emissions while the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have designed a pathway to achieving fair and equilibrated development. Of utmost importance to today’s interview […]

Going last mile in the Archipelago economy: Case of Indonesia for Corporates

by sankalpforum

Consider this, more than 40 percent of the urban population and almost 15 percent of the rural population in Indonesia depends on packaged water, while the rest either boil it or use other conventional methods to improve the quality of drinking water. Lack of access to potable water in Indonesia offers a huge opportunity for […]

It’s not Off-grid; it is just the smaller grid!- Workshop supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

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This blog by Nidhi Bali, from Intellecap,  is an outcome from a workshop held at the Sankalp Global Summit 2016 supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation   The biggest deterrent that prevents off-grid energy access enterprises from scaling up is the word off-grid! This and more was discussed during the recently held workshop on Enhancing […]

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