The Landell Mills Ltd., UK has sub-contracted the dev~consult for conducting a baseline ecological survey of the command area of the Greater Thal Canal. The activity is part of the environmental scope of work for developing the environmental safeguards documents for the ADB’s Transactional Technical Assistance for the Greater Thal Canal Irrigation Investment Programme.
The assignment entails finalisation of a concept note on climate smart villages in Punjab, to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP). With a budget of USD 20 million, the project will introduce climate smart integrated village development actions in around 100 villages.
The dev~consult has partnered with the AARC Ltd, Ireland to provide services for the Improving Workforce Readiness in Punjab (IWRP) project. Supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the the IWRP project adds value by strengthening the TVET sector’s ability to support economic growth and job creation in priority sectors and clusters, including export-oriented ones.