Four lessons learned to develop natural ingredients sector strategy for South Africa

2017-05-31T11:37:34+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

After two years of identifying bottlenecks to export for South African natural ingredients suppliers, a sector strategy is taking shape. The strategy tackles issues such as conflicting government policies, a lack of cooperation in the sector, and access to finance. “The third strategic workshop of DTI and CBI on Natural Ingredients in South Africa, on the 28th of October, brought together all relevant stakeholders to agree on a strategy for the sector.” - Robbie Hogervorst, senior consultant at ProFound This strategy defines actions needed to develop a business enabling environment for the sector: at the level of legislation, sustainable supply [Read more]

CBI’s Natural Ingredients programme in Afghanistan and Pakistan

2016-11-01T16:28:08+00:00November 15th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

Together with its consortium partner Klaus Dürbeck Consulting (KDC), ProFound has won the tender for the CBI Export Development and Promotion Programmes for Natural Ingredients in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Covering a period of 4 years, the programmes aim to improve the export competitiveness of SMEs in developing countries, through tailored interventions at company and institutional level. The programmes affect the full value chain of the natural ingredients sector. To optimally improve export promotion, CBI integrates different services in the framework of its programmes. The integrated programmes are focused on the key actors, influencers and supporters of the export value chain. Services [Read more]

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