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Helping grow the PNG Coffee Industry

ABV volunteer Mark Greenshields has recently completed an assignment as a Business Development Advisor with the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd (CIC) in Goroka, PNG. CIC is a PNG government funded organisation which employs about 400 staff performing a regulatory role...
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AVID Annual Forum in Indonesia

Over several days last week John Cartwright, Michael Gehling, Beatrice Duffield and Robert Hill (all undertaking assignments developed by ABV) attended the AVID Annual Forum in Indonesia, along with other Australian volunteers currently on Australian Volunteers for...
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Arun’s Story

Australian volunteer Andrew Whittaker is currently on a public relations-focused AVID assignment with a Cambodian NGO Live & Learn Environmental Education. Arriving at his Phnom Penh Hotel ‘One Up Banana’ Andrew was pleasantly surprised to meet Arun,...
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National Volunteer Week!

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’d like to extend our appreciation to all the amazing volunteers out there! More than 6 million Australians volunteer each year, and contribute $200 billion to the Australian economy. And, to the hundreds of ABV registered volunteers...
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ABV’s new vision

Over the last 12 months ABV has undertaken significant work to clarify our strategic direction, particularly given the current fiscal climate facing not-for-profits, whilst also being true to our origins when we began as AESOP in 1981. Last year we provided an update...
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ABV’s Fijian Friendship

This February our thoughts were with the people of Fiji, and particularly with the families of those who perished during Cyclone Winston. The strongest ever southern hemisphere cyclone caused huge destruction across Viti Levu and other islands causing scores of...
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Our Volunteers

We achieve our mission by using expert volunteers to transfer business skills. Our volunteers are experienced business professionals, typically mid career or in early retirement who undertake short term projects across Asia and the Pacific regions…

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Our Partners

For those organisations seeking a partner in the Asia Pacific region, ABV offers a complete value chain approach to inclusive economic growth in developing communities. ABV collaborates with our partners to create effective…

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Our Impact

ABV ensures all our assignments and programs are achieving impact through the application of our Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) Framework. ABV’s MERI Framework provides ABV with a road map to achieve our mission and a robust approach to…

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Small Business Development

Corporate Volunteering