The purpose of this three year project is to improve the legal and regulatory environment for businesses, create a more open and transparent trade environment, and strengthen value chains in Azerbaijan (especially in agriculture).
The Project will develop the Tripoli Special Economic Zone and align the Tripoli port, the Northern region, and the country of Lebanon to capitalize on new economic and investment opportunities. Increased demand for imports and exports and a complex logistics and infrastructure framework will guide the progression of the Study.
IDG begins work on a GBTI II task order to conduct an evaluation in Liberia for the Government and Economic Management Assistance (GEMAP) program. GEMAP is a multilateral program that has worked since 2005 to improve governance, enhance transparency and accountability, and lay a solid foundation for a sustainable peace in Liberia. Participants in the GEMAP agreement include the Government of Liberia, USAID, the IMF, the World Bank, the United Nations, and the European Union, among others.
Donna Sibley returned to Bangladesh and is working with Smiling Sun Franchise Program to develop a business plan for the Bangladeshi Non-Profit Private Corporation, Smiling Sun Health Services (SSHS). SSHS will assume responsibility for the management of the SSHS franchise network when the USAID-funded project ends in September 2011. This business plan builds on the previous developments and accomplishments of the project.
IDG is conducting an assessment of the Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites (MARKETS) project in Nigeria, a $52 million, USAID-funded activity that aims to improve rural livelihoods by expanding economic opportunities in agricultural sectors in Nigeria. The assessment, a task order under the Global Business, Trade and Investment-II (GBTI II) IQC, reviews the economic impact of MARKETS, including job creation, increase in rural incomes, targeted value chain development, access to agricultural credit, and improved agricultural practices.
David Snelbecker joined the International Development Group as CEO, to help the company grow into new practice areas in economic growth, institutional development, health and social areas. David has extensive experience as an economic policy advisor to senior government officials and as a senior project manager, on projects in developing, post-conflict and transition countries.
This USAID IQC supports the efforts of the Government of Senegal to attract private investment and promote a vibrant and competitive private sector. The IQC is designed to develop Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) that attract investment for efficient delivery of public goods or services. Project assists to initiate policy reforms for improved business environment to accelerate growth, competitiveness and trade, to build Government of Senegal capacity.
The Evaluation is focused on agricultural areas and on supporting institutions. It analyzed agricultural polices and productivity, and identified new areas and opportunities for Project work.
The World Bank and the International Development Group, in collaboration with the Jordanian government have collaborated on interventions to create employment opportunities for young female graduates. The project includes strengthening women’s access to job markets, skills, and benefits. IDG will work closely with the authorities to design and introduce specific interventions to increase young women's participation in the labor force.
This USAID-funded Smiling Sun Project is committed to improving the quality of life of all Bangladeshis by providing superior, friendly and affordable health services in a sustainable manner. The four-year project is creating an independent health franchise system, building on an existing national network of 319 permanent clinics run by 29 local NGOs that operate in 61 of the 64 districts of Bangladesh. The community outreach includes 8,500 satellite clinic spots and more than 6,000 local Community Service Providers (CSPs), who provide home-based services within their villages.
- About Us
- • Value Chain Competitiveness
- • Enabling Environment
- • SEZs and PPPs
- • Innovation and Technology
- • Energy and Environment
- ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE
- • Cost-Benefit Analysis
- • Public Financial Management
- INTERNATIONAL TRADE
- ACCESS TO FINANCE
- • Financial Sector
- • Pension Reform
- FOOD SECURITY
- • Agriculture
- WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
- • Monitoring and Evaluation
- • Gender