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  • Governance and Public Sector Reform | Sectors | Agriteam Canada
    local governments function Capacity development in governance and public sector reform is a process of change We facilitate and support this change process by ensuring that the individuals organizations institutions and systems involved own and manage their own capacity development We use effective methodologies including peer to peer learning learning by doing hands on coaching and mentoring demonstration pilot testing and replication of new systems and practices We draw on the lessons learned from over eight years experience in governance and public sector reform and consult with Canadian municipal and public sector practitioners for support frequently arranging learning exchanges between Canadian and partner country governance practitioners In the Philippines our Local Government Support Program assisted over 200 municipal city and provincial governments to increase capacity and improve performance in the areas of leadership and planning financial management service delivery and participatory governance In Malawi our Government Assistance Project assisted several national ministries to identify and address their capacity development needs in order to better implement poverty alleviation programs while integrating gender equality and HIV AIDS considerations Our experience via the Local Governance Support Program in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao LGSPA has attuned us to the additional challenges facing

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  • Health | Sectors | Agriteam Canada
    development of policies systems and programs that improve the health of the poor via methodologies such as conducting training and mentoring strengthening systems developing synergies and supporting partnerships mainstreaming gender and HIV We work with partners and stakeholders at all levels to identify their objectives and to help them stay focused on achieving results including the Millennium Development Goals for health Our current HIV AIDS Surveillance Project HASP aims to enhance the Government of Pakistan s capacity to implement an effective national surveillance system for HIV AIDS integrating biological and behavioural surveillance with high risk populations The project has successfully established an evidence based approach to HIV planning and programming in Pakistan Through the Systems Orientated Health Investment Program SOHIP in Pakistan we are helping to strengthen district health systems in Punjab province Key focuses are improving health management and accountability systems and increasing attention on health promotion as a critical approach for sustainable improvements in health outcomes In Nigeria we are strengthening the capacity of post secondary educators to provide effective education to basic and mid level PHC personnel as part of the College School of Health Technology and Primary Health Care Development Project We have extensive experience in

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  • Infrastructure Development | Sectors | Agriteam Canada
    as prime contractor responsible for the identification contracting management of monitoring of specialized sub contractors Agriteam s long expertise in infrastructure development ensures proper financial management and quality control to all infrastructure project it completes Agriteam s infrastructure development expertise includes Drinking water systems Irrigation systems Customs and immigration facilities Agribusiness facilities Community health clinics Refurbishment of university buildings Environmental assessment Our work in infrastructure development is closely tied to

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  • Legal and Judicial Reform | Sectors | Agriteam Canada
    2006 and since late 2007 the CIDA funded Juvenile Justice Reform Project in Ukraine To ensure the most appropriate management and technical expertise is provided we implement these projects through project managers with legal backgrounds and form consortia or other partnerships with partner agencies and technical experts experienced in the field of law Our expertise in implementing legal and judicial reform projects includes providing advice and support to government partners such as justice ministries and the judiciary for leading multi stakeholder public policy dialogue involving all relevant public sector and non governmental stakeholders creating opportunities for information sharing and learning about similar reform experiences and best practices in Canada or internationally to support informed policy making identifying the technical experts and providing the necessary advisory services for developing strategic directions policies and related legal and regulatory frameworks to support agreed upon reforms and ensuring these accord with international legal and human rights standards supporting the design of training plans and materials as well as delivery of skills training to partners including the judiciary other legal professionals and extra judicial service providers English Français Agriteam at a Glance Download company profile PDF Téléchargez le profil de la compagnie PDF Quicklinks Current

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  • Private Sector Development | Sectors | Agriteam Canada
    the capacity of support organizations and service providers to serve their SME clients and at the micro level assisting individual micro and small businesses A key element in the Agriteam PSD toolkit is the use of value chain analysis to identify key interventions within the pro poor supply chains For example in Private Enterprise Accelerated Resource Linkages Phase II Pearl2 we applied value chain analysis using participatory approaches to eight sectors of the Philippine economy The results of the analysis provided input to the development and implementation of the strategic sector development plans of 19 business support organizations This resulted in the strengthening of the exporting capacity of the organization s member SMEs We also use a business case approach to encourage the adoption of gender and environment initiatives by SME owners managers This involves providing clear evidence to the owner manager that using gender fair business practices and appropriately designed environmental practices benefits the company s bottom line To encourage better environmental practices particularly with small scale manufacturers we have developed and used an environmental benefits database to record and provide feedback to owners managers on bottom line benefits English Français Agriteam at a Glance Download company profile PDF

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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    voice their present situation and challenges and describe a better future situation and set of circumstances We then work with them to find a solution to meet their hopes and expectations for themselves their organizations and the national institutions they support This solution will be embedded in their social and political culture as well the enabling environment The vast majority of our projects use a tried and tested four stage capacity development model that helps our client partners to establish local ownership and consensus about the need for change build capacity in priority areas apply the improved capacity so it supports improved performance support the broader institutionalization of changes for sustainability Follow up support is integrated into all our CD interventions to ensure that new knowledge and skills have the chance to flourish and move beyond the individual and even the organizational level A sustainable CD result is systemic it can transcend its initial mandate and provide ongoing support for local or national reform agendas For example in our Tibet Basic Human Needs Project CD results with local village partners formed the basis for village based poverty alleviation models for regional replication Our STEPS II project in Egypt supported a

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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    breadth of international project management community development and technical expertise to develop and implement companies CSR programs around the world This includes social development programming for major international corporations as well as specialized assistance for resource based companies We provide a wide range of services to ensure that companies get tangible results for their CSR investments funds invested by companies deliver positive change in communities and the environment Our commitment to CSR includes our own activities and we ensure that we give back to the communities that we work in both in Canada and around the world An example of our CSR work is the Tibet Tourism Training Program for the Rural Poor conducted on behalf of Bombardier Inc This project acknowledges that to date few Tibetans have fully benefited from the thriving tourism sector ushered in by the Lhasa Qinghai railway to Tibet With this in mind the project is working to reverse this trend and see that Tibetans begin to meaningfully participate and benefit from the tourism activity all around them Project activities include training Tibetans for management positions within the industry and developing the capacity for tourism management training within Tibet to provide long term sustainability The

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/services/details/corporate-social-responsibility/ (2016-04-28)
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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    appropriateness of design resource utilization and timely action We have developed and implemented numerous M E frameworks for projects that we manage and provided M E services for other projects programs and organizational assessments including for the World Bank the Swedish International Development Agency the Dutch Government and the Asian Development Bank Our assignments have included health sector assessments in Russia and the Balkans and project and program level evaluations thematic evaluations such as a gender audit of two ministries in Fiji project and or programs evaluations such as CIDA s contribution to Nepal s water and energy sector over 20 years a recent evaluation of CIDA s three agriculture projects in Ukraine an institutional assessment of the Acid Survivors Foundation in Bangladesh Agriteam currently has a three year contract with the 100 million World Bank Global Environment Fund GEF funded Gansu and Xinjiang Pastoral Development Project in China where we are providing a complete M E program that reports on the performance financial efficiency and efficacy of project investments We managed a unique mid term assessment of the LGSP II project that brought together representatives from the Government of the Philippines CIDA and partner agencies to jointly develop evaluation questions conduct interviews and focus group discussions analyze performance information and reach consensus on findings and recommendations When we manage projects we collaborate with partners in all phases of developing and implementing results based M E frameworks including logical framework analysis performance measurement frameworks risk management frameworks indicator guides for data collection and analysis results based reporting results based management training To guarantee that accurate performance data are collected we work with partners to develop indicator guides that provide step by step instructions on collecting performance information For example in the CIDA funded Basic Human Needs Project in Tibet each

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/services/details/monitoring-and-evaluation/ (2016-04-28)
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