Supporting Public-Private Partnerships for Industry Development in Rwanda

The Client The United National Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO) in Vienna commissioned me to provide technical advice, program coordination and quality assurance to the National Industrial Research and Development Agency(NIRDA) in Rwanda. The program was funded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency(KOICA) and I liaised closely with KOICA Country Office in Rwanda. The program, known as…

Business Advocacy Agenda and Strategy in Botswana

The Client My client was the Botswana Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Manufacturing (BOCCIM), based in Gaborone, Botswana The Challenge As the peak, national representative of the business community in Botswana, BOCCIM is involved in a wide range of business advocacy activities. Often, these activities are poorly coordinated and undertaken in response to an immediate…

Sustainable Enterprise Development: A Five-Year Global Strategy

The Client My client was the Job Creation and Enterprise Development Department of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a specialist agency of the United Nations headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. This department delivers global programmes designed to promote decent and productive employment in the private sector. The Challenge In 2007, the tripartite International Labour Conference endorsed…