Applications are now open for The Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Philippines trip for social entrepreneurs.

The five successful applicants will take part in an eight-day programme from 29 November to 8 December 2015. This is an exciting opportunity for five New Zealand social entrepreneurs to connect with and explore the Philippines’ social entrepreneur scene in the agriculture and food and beverage sectors.

This opportunity is part of the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative (YBLI), a key part of the New Zealand Government’s ASEAN strategy. The initiative was created to strengthen links between entrepreneurs and business leaders in Southeast Asia and New Zealand. So far, 45 business leaders representing a range of industries from all ten ASEAN member countries have visited New Zealand as part of this initiative.

Applications are open until 3 October 2015. For more details on the application process please see the Asia New Zealand Foundation website.

The Foundation will work with the New Zealand Embassy and the New Zealand Trade Commission in Manila to deliver the programme. Please share this with anyone you think may be interested.

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