Baseline Ecological Survey & Biodiversity Action Plan (Apr–Jun 2020)

Building upon our earlier assignment for Greater Thal Canal Irrigation Investment Programme (GTCIIP) in 2019, the Landell Mills has again sub-contracted the dev~consult for conducting second baseline ecological survey of the command area of the Greater Thal Canal, and also developing the Biodiversity Action Plan for the resaved rangelands (rakhs) in the same area. The activity is part of developing the environmental safeguards documents for the ADB’s Transactional Technical Assistance for GTCIIP.

Improving Workforce Readiness in Punjab (Jun 2019 – Jun 2020)

The dev~consult 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 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. It will expand existing programs and reforms, such as competency-based training and assessment (CBTA), centres of excellence (COEs) and sector skills councils, and work-based training. It will strengthen industry-TVET linkages, increase female participation in TVET, and expand entrepreneurship programs for TVET graduates. It will introduce private management of public TVET institutes.

Provincial Strategy for Inclusive and  Sustainable Urban Growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Feb 2018 – Dec 2020)

Our joint venture, led by SaafConsult, B.V., has been awarded development of the Provincial Strategy for Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which is supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). To be developed through an extensive consultative process and field observations, the deliverables include: (1) sector roadmap for inclusive and sustainable urban growth in KP, (2) City Development Plans (CDPs) for Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan and Peshawar, and (3) pilot trainings programme.