eC2: Creating an Enabling Environment for Private Sector Investment in Agriculture and Aquaculture in the Mekong Delta

Deadline: 23-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

The aim is to assist with informing efforts to promote greater private sector investment in the Mekong Delta region. The work includes: A: SCOPING:
i. Classifying the domestic private firms operating in the Mekong Delta;
ii. Conduct rapid review of ongoing support for the different groups of domestic private firms;  iii. Identify three global value chains (GVCs) that domestic firms could link with;
B. SITUATION ASSESSMENT
Conduct a situation assessment of:  i. Opportunities / challenges for the different segments of domestic firms independent of GVCs; ii. Opportunities / challenges for the relevant segments of domestic firms if they aim to join one or more of the three GVCs and rank these; iii. Map opportunities/challenges faced by domestic firms (independent of GVCs) and to join the three GVCs and existing support (domestic and international).
C: PATHWAY FOR STRENGTHENING LINKAGES ACROSS SEGMENTS OF THE VALUE CHAIN D: ROADMAP FOR AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT (CENTRAL & PROVINCE)

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eConsultant2: Aquaculture Export Market International Expert

Deadline: 20-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Armenia Investment Climate Reform Project assists the Government in improving the investment climate and attracting investments into sectors of economy. The Project expects to contribute to the promotion exports from Armenia and diversification of export markets, through raising the awareness and knowledge among private business entities about such markets.

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eConsultant2: Aquaculture Production and Processing Technologies International Expert

Deadline: 20-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Armenia IC Reform Project helps the Government of Armenia in improving the investment climate and attracting investments into sectors of economy. The Project expects to increase the investment attractiveness of aquaculture by contributing to the promotion of advanced production technologies of processed fish products, through raising the awareness and knowledge among private business entities.

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IFC publishes Good Practice Note on Improving Animal Welfare

On December 31, 2014, the IFC published its latest Good Practice Note on Animal Welfare, a revision of the 2006 Good Practice Note on Animal Welfare. Input was provided by, amongst others, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Atradius Dutch State Business – Export Credit Agency, and the Office of the Netherlands Executive Director.animal welfare note

This Good Practice Note contributes to IFC’s continued commitment to supporting clients in a responsible and forward-looking approach to traditional livestock production (dairy, beef, broiler chickens, layer chickens, pigs, and ducks) and to aquaculture in intensive and extensive systems to, among other things, help producers access and maintain entry to high quality and value market segments. Continue reading