econsultant2: Private health markets analysis in East Asia

Deadline: 15 October 2015

The purpose of the study is to assess the Hospitalnature of private health markets and identify private sector players and opportunities in Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines. In addition to a detailed analysis of private health markets, the study also includes a mapping of the main private sector players, including hospitals, diagnostics, primary care providers, medical technology and equipment, pharmaceuticals and long-term elderly care.

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the IFC have recently established a research platform to support private sector analysis in developing economies in East Asia and the Pacific. DFAT and IFC recognize the need to better understand the role of the private health markets in East Asia and to identify opportunities to support private sector projects that deliver developmental impact and reach low-income segments.

See full tender here: # 1201450 Private health markets analysis in East Asia

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification: #1201450

Assignment Countries:

– Vietnam
– Indonesia
– Cambodia
– Myanmar
– Philippines

Cambodian Agriculture in Transition: Opportunities and Risks

Article originally posted on the World Bank website on August 19, 2015.

Highlights:

  • Four million people were lifted out of poverty due to positive developments in the Cambodian agriculture sector over the last decade.
  • Cambodian agriculture saw high growth rates but needs to find new pathways to drive future growth as global food prices decline and farmland diminishes.
  • The challenge is to move away from increasing production through land expansion to being more productive and competitive.

The last decade was golden for cambodia-riceCambodian agriculture. The annual agricultural sector growth of 5.3% between 2004 and 2012 was one of the highest in the world, according to a new World Bank report, Cambodian Agriculture in Transition: Opportunities and Risks , prepared with the support of the Australian government.

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