CLIENT SPECIFIC SERVICES

Partner Africa’s consultancy services allows clients to draw on upon our experienced teams on the ground, who provide local knowledge, and understand the local laws and culture.

We provide a variety of client specific services which are summarized in the table below;

TYPE OF CONSULTANCY  RELEVANT FOR EXPERIENCE
ASSESSMENT Measuring impact, gap analysis, community impact assessments, needs assessments, pre and post assessments • International Brands and Retailers with supply chain development programmes or CSR projects
• Governments, Donors, NGOs working in the international trade arena
• Establishing a community baseline and follow up impact assessment in rural Senegal for an agriculture project
• Understanding the impact of Fairtrade tea on a community in Malawi
• Monitoring and data collection for a major certification scheme
LOCAL RESEARCH Context analysis, capacity mapping, developing expansion plans, understanding local trends and demand • Individual/Group of International Brands and Retailers wanting to research supply chain issues
• NGOs / Campaigning groups on ethical trade issues
• Understanding smallholder compliance with supplier standards
• Researching child labour in a particular product sector
SUPPLYING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Using our local knowledge to inform international companies • Companies seeking to understand more about the practical realities of working in Africa
• Projects needing specific local knowledge and/or technical input
• Helping a major wind energy company undertake the initial context analysis in Kenya
• Advising a US fashion brand on the reality of doing business in Africa
• Local research on the feasibility of outsourcing certification schemes assurance processes
SUPPLYING INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE Using our international knowledge to inform local companies • Local companies and cooperatives seeking to export to Europe and US
• Advising smallholder tea, coffee and horticulture cooperatives and small producers in Africa to better understand the challenges and opportunities in export markets

 

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