Private sector development, investment and competitiveness

Project title

Start date

End date

Geographical area

Client (Funding)

Cost-benefit assessment of potential investment liberalisation of trading/distribution services

2020

2020

Ethiopia

IFC

Azerbaijan Technical Assistance Facility (ATAF)

2019

2021

Azerbaijan

EU

Gap and Impact analysis of the Tunisian postal services in view an alignment of the regulatory framework with the Acquis Communautaire

2018

2019

Tunisia

EU

Identification and Formulation of a support programme for the diversification of tourism, for handicraft and domestic product value chains, and the touristic valorisation of the Tunisian cultural heritage – the promotion of tourism in Tunisia as a driver of growth and employment

2018

2019

Tunisia

EU

Feasibility Study for Agricultural Taxation in Rwanda

2018

2019

Rwanda

UNDP

Technical assistance to the “Private sector development support” technical unit of the Programme Management Unit of the “Regional Initiative for Sustainable Economic Development Support,” IRADA

2017

2019

Tunisia

EU

National Policy for Corporate Responsibility

2018

2018

Costa Rica

EU

West and Central Africa: Identification of Expanding Trade and Investment Plans (ETIPs) for three countries to be supported by the UK

2018

2018

Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana

TAF2+ / DFID

Industrial Advisor to support the implementation of the SADC Industrialisation Strategy

2017

2018

SADC countries

EU / EDF

Formulation of a programme to support competitiveness in Cameroon (PACC)

2017

2018

Cameroon

EU / EDF

Development of National Tourism Master Plan

2017

2018

Zambia

EU / EDF

Support to Algerian consumer protection associations

2017

2018

Algeria

EU

Technical Support to Multi-Sector Local Content Situational Analysis and Capacity Building

2016

2018

Tanzania

EU / EDF

Review of the Intra-CARICOM Double Taxation Agreement and Finalisation of the CARICOM Corporate Tax Instrument

2017

2017

CARICOM

EU / EDF

Caribbean Regional PPP Helpdesk

2016

2017

Anguilla, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago

World Bank

Support to the preparation of the twinning fiche for the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

2016

2017

Belarus

EU

Enhancing Competitiveness in the Caribbean via Patent Examination Training

2016

2017

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Belize

EU /EDF

Prefeasibility Study for Conversion of Modjo Dry Port into a Logistics Hub

2016

2017

Ethiopia

World Bank

Support to the formulation of a business environment programme

2015

2017

Egypt

EU

Research and Development of an Economic Mapping Study, a Legislative Review and Legal Inventory Study and drafting of a Competition Policy and Competition Law

2016

2016

Belize

EU / EDF

Review of the Governorate Development Fund’s Strategy, Structure and Products

2015

2016

Jordan

EU

Support to legal and regulatory convergence in the postal sector

2015

2016

Morocco

EU

Study on Improving Tax Efficiency for Rwanda’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)

2015

2016

Rwanda

AfDB

Support the Implementation of the Regional Public-Private Partnerships Advisory Services Program

2013

2016

Latin America and Caribbean

IADB

Supporting and upgrading the legislative, institutional and technical capacities of the Egyptian Patent Office

2015

2015

Egypt

EU

Formulation of a Domestic Market Recapturing Strategy

2014

2015

Rwanda

GoR

Identification and Formulation Mission for Growth and Competitiveness EU Support Programme

2014

2015

Morocco

EU

Harmonisation of African Standards in the Field of Traditional Medicine

2014

2015

Mauritius and Kenya

EU / EDF

East Africa’s Manufacturing Sector: Promoting Technology, Innovation, Productivity and Linkages

2013

2014

East Africa

AfDB

Technical Assistance for the finance and contracts function of the Export Promotion Programme (PROEX)

2014

2014

Bolivia

EU

Technical Assistance for the formulation of the ACP Private Sector Development Strategy

2014

2014

ACP countries

EU / EDF

Business upgrading of six industrial companies

2014

2014

Niger

EU / EDF

Development of a National Business Agenda

2013

2014

Ethiopia

IFC

Inventory of business registration and licensing, and assessment of private sector compliance costs

2013

2014

Ethiopia

IFC

Development of Five-Year Strategic and Business Plan for the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA)

2013

2013

The Gambia

World Bank

Formulation of Business Incubation Policy Project

2013

2013

Vietnam

BTC

Needs assessment and feasibility study for business incubation

2012

2012

Caribbean

World Bank

Business Landscape Study in support of the Ethiopia Investment Forum 2012 and the World Economic Forum for Africa in May 2012

2012

2012

Ethiopia

USAID

Capacity Building Programme to Enhance Public Officials’ Capacity to Design and Implement PPP Projects in Infrastructure

2012

2012

Swaziland

EU / EDF

Design of an action plan to implement measures and actions in favour of the reduction of the informal economy

2011

2012

Guinea

EU / EDF

Support to intermediary organisations to identify, develop and promote PPP infrastructure projects (two projects)

2010

2012

East Africa

EU / EDF

Training on Industrial Economics and Policy

2011

2011

South Africa

NUFFIC

Regional synthesis report and a dissemination workshop for the All ACP Agricultural Commodities Programme (AAACP)

2011

2011

Caribbean

EU / EDF

Capacity building for Jamaican business support organisations to enable them to implement the national export strategy

2010

2011

Jamaica

EU / EDF

Support to Reinforce Ugandan Private Sector Productivity and Competitiveness

2010

2011

Uganda

EU / EDF

Development of a harmonised framework for PPP for investment in the transport sector in Central Africa

2010

2011

ECCAS countries

EU / EDF

Study on the exports of value-added leather products from Ethiopia to Europe

2010

2011

Ethiopia

EU / EDF

Capacity Building for the East African Industrial Fishing and Fish Processors Association

2010

2011

East Africa

EU / EDF

Institutional strengthening of intermediary organisations in the mining sector

2010

2011

DR Congo

EU / EDF

Long Term international consultancy services in support of the Private Sector Development Hub, co-hosted by the Addis Ababa and Ethiopian Chambers of Commerce

2008

2011

Ethiopia

SIDA

Design of a strategy and support programme to enhance e-Commerce regimes and facilitate the adoption of e-Commerce by SMEs

2010

2010

CARIFORUM countries

EU / EDF

Capacity building of exporter associations (needs assessment and formulation of support programmes)

2010

2010

East Africa

EU / EDF

Support to intermediary organisations to put in place tools and methods for assisting SMEs in obtaining ISO certification

2010

2010

East Africa

EU / EDF

CARICOM: Two assignments to study and provide recommendations for, respectively, the treatment of mergers and acquisitions, and monopolies, within the CSME

2009

2010

CARICOM countries

EU / EDF

Study to fostering the development of Public Private Partnership (PPP) models in the COMESA region

2009

2009

COMESA countries

EU / EDF

Business Landscape Study in support of the 2009 Sierra Leone Trade and Investment Forum in London

2009

2009

Sierra Leone

DFID

Training and technical assistance to competition authorities in the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region

2009

2009

SADC countries

EU / EDF

Ownership and Governance Study of the Microfinance Industry

2008

2009

Ethiopia

AfDB