Accord Associates

agricultural production and competitiveness

Title /Description

Client

Date

South Asia Researched and wrote agri-business chapter for major World Bank report on Competitivness in South Asia World Bank 2014/15
Pakistan Reviewed agricultural poicy in Punjab State with the aim of stimulating investment World Bank 2015
Kyrgyz Republic Reviewed policy, regulatory, institutional and other barriers to investment and identified options for their removal World Bank 2013/14
Global Review of indicators for doing agribusiness in eight devloping countries for comparison with Sub-Sharan Africa World Bank 2012
Africa Desk review of rice value chains in seven countries to identify opportunities for support to the sector by the BMGF. D Intl/BMGF 2012
Thailand/West Africa Benchmarked the rice sectors in Thailand, Senegal and Ghana to identify the opportunities to improve the supply to the consumer  World Bank 2011/12
Gambia & Senegal  Evaluation of the cashew value chains in both countries to highlight opportunities for investment to stimulate trade GTZ/BMGF 2010
Sierra Leone Opportunities and constraints for tree crop investment IFC FIAS 2009
Kenya Opportunities for implementing standards on the local horticultural market IIED 2009
Zambia Support to matching grant scheme for innovation World Bank 2008
SE Asia Review of proposals for matching grants from the Asian Innovative Challenge Fund NRInternational/DfID 2008
Indonesia Cashew sector development study IFC 2007/08
Zambia Review of air freight industry and its impact on horticultural and floricultural exports. ZEGA/EU 2006
Cambodia Evaluation of SPS constraints and needs requirements - as an input for a DTIS study UNCTAD/World Bank 2006
Pacific Islands SPS needs assessment for three countries and support with grant application for implementing recommendations UNCTAD 2006
Zambia SPS needs assessment and recommendations to support the adoption of Good Manufacturing and Agricultural Parctices World Bank 2006
Dominican Republic

Evaluation of opportunities for adding-value to horticultural and floricultural exports to the USA and Europe

Aerodom

2005

India

Investigation of SPS standards in horticultural exports

World Bank

2005

Mozambique

Recommendations to improve competitiveness of floriculture and horticulture

World Bank

2005

Tanzania

Review of horticultural and floricultural exports to both EU and regional trade with Kenya

World Bank

2004

Uganda

Recommendations to improve competitiveness of floriculture and horticulture

World Bank

2004

Nigeria

Investment appraisal of intensive catfish industry

World Bank

2003

Bangladesh

Identification of opportunities for increasing air cargo space for the export sector

Hortex

2002

South Africa

Identification of profitable market opportunities for small farmers in the Makathini

TechnoServe

2002

Bangladesh

Opportunities for adding value to current vegetable exports

Hortex

2002

Rwanda

Technical, marketing and financial advice to horticultural exporters

USAID

2001

Egypt

Improvement of french bean exports from a packhouse , varietal and field perspective

USAID

1998-2000

Zambia

Comparison of maize production costs

ZNFU

1999