Post-COVID-19 'new normal' study on textile and fashion value chains in for private sector

Countries
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
Duration of assignment

9 months

Year: 2020 - 2021

Client
  • African Development Bank
Area of Expertise
Description of project

The aim of the PPPs study was to identify the potential involvement of the private sector through PPPs for the development projects that emerged from another research related to the same Project "Feasibility Study for Developing Informal Settlements."

It was expected that the consultant would produce the following: a PPP management framework and a Sustainable Financial model for selected development projects in those mentioned informal areas.

In addition to training for the informal settlement development fund ISDF, the General organization for physical planning GOPP, and the Ministry of Housing, Utilities & Urban Communities MoHU PPP unit, which were to be part of the PPP study.

Services provided

The expected deliverables are as follows. The approach and timeline will have to be adapted to the evolving context of the (post-)COVID-19 crisis and related travel restrictions. The collection of quality primary data is essential for the success of this assignment.

Phase 1

• Inception report in line with the TOR, detailing the proposed methodology and annotated outline. It will include a situational analysis in the selected countries and a work program with a list of periodic deliverables and corresponding timeframes. The work program needs to include a list of potential risks and limitations to completion of the assignment and ways in which these risks will be addressed. The Inception Report should be submitted 2 weeks after the beginning of the assignment;

• An internal Stakeholder meeting at AfDB Headquarters to present on the overall methodology and approach and following which the revised report that addresses comments received will be validated by AfDB;

Phase 2

• Primary data collection in the context of field work in the selected countries in collaboration with the AfDB country offices/regional hubs (+300 stakeholders surveys);

• 1st draft study to be submitted 8 weeks after the validation of the inception report. The draft report should be accompanied by a file containing clearly labelled separate excel sheets containing the raw data analyzed for the report and its conclusions and recommendations;

• AfDB Peer Review within 2 weeks;

• Final Study to be submitted 3 weeks after receipt of comments from the Bank (in English) including an executive summary (in English and French, max. 8 pages);

• AfDB Peer Review and validation of the Final Report within 2 weeks;

• Edited version of the validated report submitted by the consultant within 2 weeks, including a brochure that can be used for dissemination and advocacy purposes;

• The final study will include a PPT presentation summarizing main outcomes that will serve as an advocacy document to external partners, findings, and a document of recommendations from the study on the design and implementation for future AfDB interventions. The final report should include the analyzed final excel data sheets and background documents as requested by the Task Manager;

• An internal Stakeholder meeting at AfDB Headquarters to present on the final study within 2 weeks from submission of final report.

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