Ongoing Projects

Mid-Term Evaluation for KASI Agriventures Program
Client: Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF), with financial support from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Countries: Tanzania
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include:

  • Assess the design of KASI Agriventures program and determine if it is still suitable to the overall situation of the Tanzania agribusiness finance challenges.
  • Determine whether program activities are sufficient to achieve desired program results.
  • Assess how the investees have been using USDA funds and how USDA support is affecting the performance of these firms.
  • Critically assess program progress against planned short term results to date, to determine whether the project is on track in achieving its objectives.
  • Assess whether positive results of the program can be sustained beyond program life cycle.
  • Assess preliminary lessons learned from implementing program interventions.

Development of Business Models for Poultry and Cowpeas Value Chains In Turkana County
Client: World Food Programme (WFP) Kenya
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include:

  • Analyse available data, value chain reports and other publications on the status of cowpea and poultry farming in Turkana;
  • Map out demand points for cow pea and poultry products in Turkana County and other parts of Kenya to inform marketing strategies to be adopted by farmers and traders;
  • Develop viable and actionable business models for different approaches to poultry farming incorporating all segments of the poultry value chain;
  • Develop a viable and actionable business model for cow peas value chain;
  • Outline marketing strategies to accrue income as well as promote both value chains;
  • Create investment cases and profiles for each of the value chain; and,
  • Develop a road-map for the implementation of the models, including elementary cost modelling of the interventions

Feasibility Study for Kingdom Foods Limited Potato Processing Plant
Client: Pricewaterhouse Coopers - Kingdom Foods Limited
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include:

  • Document review;
  • Assessing data and information on potato value chain;
  • Assessing the consumer needs and potential market opportunities;
  • Assessing competitor products;
  • Determining technology needs per potential products;
  • Business planning

Mid-term evaluation for the third phase of Promoting ELUM and Networking for Livelihood Improvement (PENELI III) Programme
Client: Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Kenya
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include:

  • Developing research protocol and tools;
  • Desk review of relevant documents;
  • Primary data collection;
  • Data analysis and report writing;
  • Dissemination of findings

Feasibility Study for Moringa Processing Plant and Restructuring of the Board of Emuka Moringa Cooperative Society in Emali, Kenya
Client: ChildFund Kenya
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include:

  • Feasibility study of moringa processing plant ;
  • Technical, financial, marketing, demand, environment, legal, trainings, partnerships, resources
  • Investment planning and business modelling
  • Restructuring the Business Model for Emuka Moringa Farmers' Processing Plant

Environmental Impact Assessment for Proposed Irrigation Projects and Desilting & Excavation of Small Earth Dams in Eastern Region
Client: National Irrigation Board
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Consultants Ltd include

  • Identify impacts of 30 projects on the environment;
  • Predict likely changes on the environment as a result of the development;
  • Evaluate the impacts of the various alternatives on the projects;
  • Propose mitigation measures for the significant negative impacts of the projects on the environment;
  • Generate baseline data for monitoring and evaluating impacts, including mitigation measures during the project cycle ; and
  • Highlight environment issues with a view to guiding policy makers, planners, stakeholders and government agencies to make environmentally and economically sustainable decisions.

Evaluation of the Cold Chain Optimization Platform (CCEOP)
Client: GAVI/John Snow Inc, (JSI)/ JaRco Consulting
Countries: Kenya
Services provided by AFREDEC Staff on behalf of JaRco Consulting include

  • Participate in developing research protocol;
  • Carry out desk review of relevant documents;
  • Participate in developing tools;
  • Participate in data collection training;
  • Participate in primary data collection;
  • Coordination of data collection logisitics;
  • Overseeing data transcription;
  • Participate in report writing.

Overview of Services

  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project planning and management
  • Baseline/Feasibility studies
  • Financial and economic analysis
  • Value chain analysis
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Business development
  • Policy and strategy analysis
  • Capacity building
  • Farm management and advisory services
  • Trade, marketing, agriculture, financial, and socio-economic research
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