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Quick Market Scans for Cactus and Bromeliads (in vitro) from Bolivia

In 2003, the National Sustainable Biotrade Programme (PNBS) in Bolivia was launched with the financial contribution of the Governments of The Netherlands and Switzerland, and the technical support of UNCTAD Biotrade Initiative within the biodiversity policy of Bolivia. Its purpose is to contribute to the reduction of poverty and the promotion of the sustainable development, in correspondence with the objectives of the Agreement on Biological Diversity.Read More »Quick Market Scans for Cactus and Bromeliads (in vitro) from Bolivia

Company assessment of a China-based floricultural company

In 2003, ProVerde carried out a company assessment on a China-based floricultural production and wholesale company that applied for listing of its shares on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The main objective of the company assessment was to express an opinion on the reasonableness of the cost of sales, production volume, pricing and quality of the company’s products, the gross profit margin, and various other subjects in consideration of and in relation to a fair judgment of the company’s business doing. Read More »Company assessment of a China-based floricultural company

Assessment of Financial Management System of Palestinian NGOs

In 2003, during two missions to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, ProVerde reviewed the financial management systems of five Aprodev partner organisations. Aprodev consists of ICCO, Novib (Oxfam), Christian Aid, DanChurchAid and EED. The five reviewed organisations were:
– PARC (Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees)
– PHG (Palestinian Hydrology Group)
– PMRS (Palestinian Medical Relief Society, formerly known as UPMRC);
– EJ-YMCA (East Jerusalem – Young Men’s Christian Association)
– DSPR (Department of Services to the Palestinian Refugees)
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Market study “How to Export to The Netherlands”

On behalf of the Trade Promotion Bureau of the Brazilian Embassy in the Netherlands, a market study was carried out to identify opportunities for the marketing of Brazilian products in the Netherlands. The study focused on trade structure (distribution channels, common business practice, logistics), sales promotion, market access (regulations, requirements, import restrictions), and practical information for Brazilian exporters. The final report included specific recommendations to Brazilian manufacturers and/or exporters wishing to export to the Netherlands. Read More »Market study “How to Export to The Netherlands”