Rural Development in Malawi – Awarded contract

End of Term Evaluation of the Accompanying Measures for Sugar Protocol 2011 – 2013 Malawi sits at 170/188 countries on the 2017 UNDP Human Development Index with 50.7% of its population living below the poverty line. Agriculture, the mainstay of the economy, employs 80% of the population, with tobacco, sugar and tea earning 87% of …

Tchad – Atlas de la vulnérabilité dans la Région du Guéra

Entre 2014 et 2016, Prospect C&S a appuyé Oxfam Intermon au Tchad afin de consolider le système d’information sur la sécurité alimentaire (SISA) dans la Région du Guera et d’aider à son appropriation par les services techniques déconcentrés (ONDR). Lors d’une mission réalisée en juillet 2016, les données structurelles des 22 cantons de la région …

News – Rural development and food security

Christophe De Jaegher, Rural development and food security Programme Manager at Prospect C&S, completed the evaluation of a highly specialised research programme in Ecuador : “Reinforcement of the fungal expertise in Ecuador via the development of biotechnological-oriented fungal resource centres through the studies of fungal plants interactions in selected ecosystems”. This 5-years research project is funded by the …

Making agricultural investments sustainable and ecologically resilient to climate change in Kenya

Vision 2030 is Kenya’s main planning blueprint to be implemented through a series of 5-year, medium-term rolling plans (MTP), with flagship projects under the current MTP (2013-2017) focusing on promoting pathways to devolution, socio-economic development, equity and national unity. MTP 2 recognizes environmental conservation and management of natural capital as pivotal to Kenya’s agriculture-driven economic …

Framework contract for monitoring of LIFE projects (action grants and operating grants), communication about the LIFE programme and other linked activities

LIFE (L’Instrument Financier pour l’Environnement) is the main European Commission funding mechanism for improving the state of the environment in the European Union. The LIFE+ budget is EUR 2,143 billion and the programme runs from 2014 – 2020. The present contract deals with the monitoring of the 5 brands of the LIFE Programme: LIFE Environment, LIFE …

Formulation of IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy (IRCCS)

The Horn of Africa has been noted to be one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, in particular its mainly natural resources-based economy, and faces serious water shortages, food scarcity, increased risks of livelihood systems, and vulnerability to a number of climate change-induced disasters and diseases. The overall objective of this assignment was …

Mid-Term and Final Evaluation of the EU China Environmental Governance Programme

The purpose of the EU-China Environmental Governance Programme (EGP) was to contribute to the efforts of the Chinese Government and general public to improve environmental protection in China and promote local sustainable development for the benefits of the people through public participation and accountability in China. The core themes and focus of EGP’s overall and …

Environmental Impact Assessment Studies

Members of Prospect team were involved in several Environmental Impact Assessment Studies (EIAS). We typically implement the biodiversity aspects of the assessment studies as subcontractors or directly for the company. Our skills include the appropriate evaluation of environmental impacts on Natura 2000 sites (Article 6 of the Habitats Directive), including the proposal of mitigation measures.

Technical assistance for the monitoring of LIFE projects (action grants and operational grants), communication about the LIFE programme and other linked activities

LIFE (L’Instrument Financier pour l’Environnement) is the main European Commission funding mechanism for improving the state of the environment in the European Union. This contract dealt with the monitoring of the 4 brands of the LIFE Programme: LIFE Environment, LIFE Nature & Biodiversity , LIFE Information & Good Governance and LIFE NGO. Activities included: Providing technical …

The EuropeAid Framework Contract Beneficiaries 2013 Lot 1: Rural Development

Prospect C&S is mobilising its extended network of experts as the company is an active member of a consortium contracted under Lot 1 “Rural Development” of the EuropeAid Framework Contracts Beneficiaries [2014-2018]. The objective of Lot 1 focuses on recruitment of short-term expertise in the following sectors: primary agricultural production; forestry; land management; rural infrastructure; …