Read more He is an experienced public speaker, bestselling-author and moderator and TV anchor in the fields eBusiness and IT security. Moreover, Cole is a blogger, motivational speaker and moderator at various tech forums all over the world. He was responsible for the development of the first full range of professional qualifications for strategic sourcing, delivering training to more than a thousand strategic sourcing professionals. His focus now is on improving relationships between buyers and suppliers in the strategic sourcing world to increase the quality and value of the arrangements for all parties.
As a result, services and infrastructure in municipalities are minimal. Through support for investment, technology, and business development services, ASMED improved private sector productivity by expanding SMEs and increasing employment. This is critical to stability, as Afghans generally assert that government effectiveness improves their personal sense of predictability, community resilience, and physical security.
Read More African, Caribbean and Pacific—European Union Microfinance Programme It is easy for people with access to financial services to make safe and sensible decisions on loans, savings, money transfers, and insurance.
Read More Africa—Off-Grid Energy Access Mapping in Sub-Saharan Africa The Sustainable Business Group designed a methodology to help the World Bank and International Finance Corporation provide investors with the data necessary to better understand the market for off-grid energy, and made that data accessible through a web-based, geo-analytical application.
Read More Africa—Africa Lead II Following on the original Africa Lead project, Africa Lead II is building the capacity of local leaders to develop, manage, and lead programs aimed at increasing agricultural productivity and food security. Read More Angola—Fiscal Reform Project AFRP In the peace following three decades of civil war, Angola faced the formidable challenge of building basic infrastructure, establishing social services, and addressing widespread poverty.
Read More Armenia—Multi Bank Framework DAI was contracted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD to support to Armenian Partner Banks to implement small and medium enterprise lending projects by assisting the partner banks in establishing adequate lending practices and supporting them in loan appraisal and credit approval processes.
Read More Armenia—Technical Assistance for MSE Agri-Lending Products for Araratbank Araratbank in Armenia is a privately owned commercial bank that provides a range of services to corporate and retail customers and small businesses, with micro, small, and medium-sized companies MSMEs as its main clientele.
Democratic institutions are new and evolving from a historical legacy of highly centralized authority, and Azerbaijan ranks near the bottom of several international measures of corruption.
Faced with the lack of transparency and accountability, citizens, the private sector, and foreign investors lose trust in public institutions and the rule of law.
With a focus on retail lending, the bank was one of the most profitable in the country and wanted grow its micro and small business portfolio to become a more universal bank. Institutional Capacity Development Programme DAI provided technical assistance to build the institutional capacity of the SADC Secretariat, helping the regional governing body to modernize and enhance its internal administrative and management processes.
Read More British Virgin Islands —Support to Recovery DAI is supporting labour policy reforms and providing vocational training to help the local workforce participate in reconstruction efforts following the hurricanes of Read More Cabo Verde—Land The Cabo Verde Land project provided direct support for public outreach, adjudication, parcel mapping, data capture, processing of information and records for the purpose of land registration.
Read More Cambodia—Development Innovations Technology—when carefully adapted to the context and users it serves—has the potential to empower civil society organizations CSOs to tackle development challenges in innovative ways with increased reach and results.
Read More Cambodia—Public Financial Management Reform Programme The Royal Government of Cambodia has successfully designed and implemented a comprehensive four-stage public financial reform plan supported by 10 development partners, including the European Commission, the U.
Thus, exporters from Central America and the Dominican Republic can improve their competitive position by demonstrating a commitment to such standards. In addition to geographic isolation, there are other, more subtle barriers to financial inclusion: Read More Croatia—Agribusiness Competitiveness Enhancement Project ACE Although it is more industrialized than many countries in the Balkans and southeastern Europe, Croatia has roughlyresidents who rely on agriculture for their livelihoods.
The ESP project worked to create lasting private sector jobs in economic sectors where Croatia is internationally competitive—leading to higher levels of investment and sustainable economic growth. The ASSC includes both urban and rural areas. A constitutional referendum was successfully implemented; free, fair, and transparent elections have been held; and those elections produced a president, a national assembly, and provincial assemblies.
Read More Democratic Republic of the Congo—Integrated Governance Activity IGA The Integrated Governance Activity is helping local governments to improve public services and establish trust with their citizens, as well as training civil society groups to better advocate their needs to elected officials.
Too often, the security and police forces have been part of the problem rather than the solution for the Congolese people, operating within a culture of impunity that perpetuates a cycle of violence, conflict, and criminality. Read More East and Southern Africa—FoodTrade ESA From toFoodTrade worked at improving the functioning of national and regional staple food market systems for beans, maize, rice, and soybeans—crops that are critical for low-income consumers and smallholder farmers—across nine countries in East Africa.
In Belarus, we organized professional accounting programs and engaged a local think tank to provide economic analysis. Read More El Salvador—Domestic Resource Mobilization Program By working with national and local governments to improve their systems for collecting and spending revenue, the El Salvador Domestic Resource Mobilization Program increases public funding to support social programs, generate employment, and reduce inequality.
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Read More El Salvador—Improved Management and Conservation of Critical Watersheds IMCCW Many inhabitants of the ecological corridors and watersheds of western El Salvador employ farming and other practices that contribute to environmental degradation—trends that threaten the sustainability of critical ecosystems, degrade water supplies and quality, and bind farmers to environmentally destructive subsistence farming.
Although the financial resources to address these challenges are available, there is no adequate mechanism to disburse them and, because of insufficient education and professional training, there are too few skilled professionals to thoughtfully design programs, execute activities, and manage projects.
Read More Ethiopia—Land Investment for Transformation LIFT The Land Investment for Transformation programme is raising incomes for the rural poor and vulnerable populations in Ethiopia and enhancing economic growth through second-level land certification and improved rural land administration.
The programme was part of a larger Clima East package, supporting the development of ecosystems-based approaches to climate change. The objective of the programme was to strengthen the bank to allow it to compete effectively in Georgia and the region and thereby contribute to increased competition and a more balanced distribution of financial power.
Read More Georgia—Trade Ready Trade Ready Georgia is strengthening the capacity of small businesses to access trade finance and stimulating local banks to offer trade finance products that will help support economic growth and job creation.
Read More Ghana—Industrial Baseline and Economic Forecasting Inthe Sustainable Business Group conducted an industrial baseline analysis of the Ghanaian offshore petroleum industry to assess the ability of local suppliers to service a specific upstream investment made by the client.
DAI is consulting the project on aspects of climate resilience. The project team will assist the government to increase domestic resource mobilization, enhance transparency and accountability, and support public procurement reform.
To achieve this goal, the project works at the intersection—or nexos—of good governance. Read More Guyana—Centre for Local Business Development The Sustainable Business Group designed a Centre for Local Business Development in Guyana to provide business training, mentorship, embedded technical advisors, industry information, and analysis to help link local suppliers with oil and gas supply chain opportunities.
Read More Haiti—Finance Inclusive FinInc The Haiti Finance Inclusive FinInc project supports the development of the enabling environment to increase the usage of basic financial services by undeserved and unserved households and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in rural and agricultural areas in Haiti.A small accounting firm can partner with a small law firm and a marketing firm to hold a seminar on “strategies for surviving the recession,” and invite small businesses to attend.
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NALAS is a network of associations of local authorities of South East Europe. The Network brings together 14 Associations which represent roughly local authorities, directly elected by more than 80 million citizens of this region. The NALAS Secretariat, based in Skopje, is responsible for the overall coordination and the implementation of the activities.
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