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EOI – Consultancy on the Study of Investment Climate Reforms in Selected Value Chains - PITD2
The African Development Bank hereby invites Consultant Firms to express their interest for a consultancy on the study of Investment Climate Reforms in Selected Value Chains.The private sector is the real engine of growth capable of creating more wealth and quality jobs. In this regard, the enhancement of the business climate by the government is a key factor that enables investment, entrepreneurial activities,wealth and employment creation. The consultancy will undertake a profiling of selected countries that have managed to unlock investment opportunities in value chains, via a consistent and intentional government strategy to support business creation and generate employment. The study will assess the development trends of these value chains vis-à-vis the government intervention policies/initiatives and analyze the linkages between government initiatives,value chains and the investments and/or economic performance of the countries. A further focus of there port will be on governments’ responses to market failures (especially externalities) and lessons and experiences in investment climate reforms, which can be,replicated across sectors or economies. The end objective is to develop an advisory,and interventions and support framework for investment climate reforms, which includes key policy prescriptions based on empirical analysis of peers amongst African countries.