ACI Bulletin: 2013-Q2 www.agrifoodconsulting.com2
Main regionalfocus is Asia andthe Pacific.ACI got 4 newprojects in Q2 of 2013!
Nepal Agricultural Development StrategyApril 2011 to June 2013
To help the government to prepare a comprehensive development strategy for agriculture based on an analysis of the policy sector situation and wide stakeholder consultation.
AsianDevelopmentBankNepal/Bangladesh Lentil Export Market StudyJanuary 2013 to May 2013
The objectives are to identify alternative rapidly growing export markets and attract major buyers to source lentils from Nepal, and to secure and stabilize the present main export market for Nepalese lentils to Bangladesh.
Chemonics/USAIDOngoing projects in Q2 of 2013:Vietnam Consulting Services Studies on Master Plan forProvincial Livestock Slaughtering CapacityImprovement Under Livestock Competitivenessand Food SafetyNovember 2012 to September 2013
The project development objectives are to increase thecompetitiveness of household-based livestock producers by improving productivity and quality of livestock production, enhancethe value of product through slaughter and distribution, and reducethe environmental pollution in livestock product supply chains from farm to table.
MARD/WorldBankVietnam Agricultural Competitiveness Project January2011 to December 2013
The project development objective is to strengthen thecompetitiveness of smallholder farmers, with a focus on 8 provinces in central Vietnam, in collaboration with the agribusinesssector.
LIFSAP Socioeconomic Baseline SurveyNovember 2010 to December 2014
The purpose is to conduct a detailed baseline survey of the livestock sector in Viet Nam for 17 provinces for the Livestock competitiveness and Food Safety Project.
Nepal High Mountain Agribusiness and LivelihoodImprovement (HIMALI) Assignment: Package 1
PMU Management Consultant and NGOManagementFebruary 2012 to April 2017
This entails project management and capacity building to increasethe income and employment of high mountain people through thevalue chain development of their agricultural, livestock and NonTimber Forest (NTF) products and improve the rural household livelihoods in high mountain districts of Nepal.
High Mountain Agribusiness and LivelihoodImprovement (HIMALI) Assignment: Package 2
Agribusiness Capacity DevelopmentFebruary 2012 to September 2013
(See package 1)
New projects in Q2 of 2013:
Cambodia Cambodia Rice Market StudyMay 2013 to July 2013InfraCo Asia