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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

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/en/sector/details/private-sector-development/ (2016-04-28)
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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/en/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/en/services/details/monitoring-and-evaluation/ (2016-04-28)
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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    Program CIDA INC Our project and investment feasibility work includes assessing the potential for biofuel production and processing in Senegal and Cameroon assisting Canadian farm equipment manufacturers to develop supply chains in China and Mongolia assessing potential commercial fish and game production and processing in northern Canada helping a Canadian company establish a canola crushing facility in China assisting another Canadian company to develop meat processing facilities in Uruguay Each

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/en/services/details/project-and-investment-feasibility-studies/ (2016-04-28)
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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    place from which to measure progress toward results We plan with the end goal in mind based on our extensive experience in capacity development and systems change In Pakistan we designed the HASP project through a participatory appraisal of the initial project design This included an examination of the developmental context gender and capacity analyses an assessment of environmental issues related to the project and an analysis of business considerations The design phase involved senior Pakistani government staff working with Canadian and local consultants with hands on experience of HIV AIDS programming and social science research issues A participatory log frame development workshop involved stakeholders from federal and provincial governments medical and research institutions NGOs and development partners to ensure that the project would contribute to the broader sector wide Enhanced HIV AIDS Control Program and generate strong local ownership In Malawi the Governance Assistance Project GAP design mission team worked collaboratively with multiple stakeholders at very senior levels Through this process the team received ideas and suggestions for how to assist the ministries to meet new obligations in imminent government reforms With these participatory inputs the project design provided the project ministries with the technical assistance to take charge

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/en/services/details/project-planning-and-design/ (2016-04-28)
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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    and measure success With desired results articulated and shared we adjust activities and inputs so that developmental change can progress in a timely fashion Our partners equate RBM with a progressive management approach and not simply as a donor requirement and appreciate the shift from traditional planning and management models that focus on inputs and activities In our Basic Education in Western China Project an early project activity conducted in a hands on participatory manner included basic RBM training developing indicator measurement tools gathering baseline data in the six project counties setting targets creating RBM reporting formats based on completed work Throughout the project we recommended appropriate changes to work plans based on progress toward desired results and presented project wide lessons learned in national fora and project reports Agriteam has managed more than 50 bilateral projects using RBM We have also developed RBM tools operation manuals evaluation formats training materials and workshops for our own international partners as well as private and public sector organizations including ministries NGOs universities and Canadian corporations doing international contracts We have undertaken numerous small consultancies involving capacity development for clients in RBM For example we designed and delivered an RBM capacity development program

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/en/services/details/results-based-management/ (2016-04-28)
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  • | Services | Agriteam Canada
    and evaluated projects and technical assistance provision within a PBA environment in education health and HIV AIDS sectors We recognize that working in a PBA context requires a more collaborative approach to decision making increased efforts to align with recipient country priorities and systems and intensive coordination and communication among all partners We take a rigorous approach to ensuring local ownership and results based management in a PBA context The HIV AIDS Surveillance Project HASP in Pakistan was designed to fit within and feed into the government led multi donor supported Enhanced Program for HIV AIDS The national surveillance conducted with HASP support provided solid evidence about the populations and communities most affected by HIV AIDS These data then formed the basis for policy and programming decisions under the PBA The surveillance work also become the government s own monitoring instrument to gauge the effectiveness of HIV AIDS prevention activities In Tanzania Agriteam was contracted by CIDA to provide a technical advisor to support the Ministry of Education and Culture in mainstreaming gender equality HIV AIDS education and environmental education within the Primary Education Development Plan PEDP The Cross Cutting Issue Facilitation while provided outside the basket funding was fundamentally

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/en/services/details/support-for-program-based-approaches/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Expertise | Agriteam Canada
    clients et partenaires qui peuvent être fournis sur une base individuelle ou combinée de différentes manières à l intérieur d un grand projet ou programme S il vous plaît cliquez sur un service pour en savoir plus Développement des capacités et renforcement des institutions Responsabilité sociale des entreprises Surveillance et évaluation Études de faisaibilité de projets et d investissements Planification et conception de projets Gestion axée sur les résultats Soutien

    Original URL path: http://www.agriteam.ca/fr/expertise/ (2016-04-28)
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