APEC Technical Assistance and Training Facility

Underscoring its commitment to APEC’s goal of regional integration, the U.S. Government launched the APEC Technical Assistance and Training Facility (TATF) in October 2008. Managed by Nathan Associates, the TATF Supports APEC and the APEC Secretariat in furthering regional economic … Read More

Worldwide Trade Capacity Building (TCBoost) Project

TCBoost supported USAID in extending the benefits of globalization deeply and broadly throughout the developing world. A rapid-response mechanism that addressed a wide variety of needs in developing countries, TCBoost gave USAID/Washington, USAID missions, and trade hubs expert assistance in … Read More

Food Retail Industry Challenge Fund (FRICH)

The £7.3 million Food Retail Industry Challenge Fund (FRICH) managed by Nathan invited UK and, later, European food businesses to develop innovative, sustainable business models designed to bring more African food products to the UK and Europe. This increased trade … Read More

Mozambique, Trade and Investment Program (TIP)

The purpose of this project, which followed on Nathan’s Mozambique Mainstreaming project, was to increase international market access for Mozambican products, and reduce the costs of doing business in Mozambique. Lower costs enable local firms to become more efficient and compete against … Read More

Nigeria, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Project

In the early 2000s, given Nigeria’s highly dependence on the oil economy and low levels of economic growth, the Government of Nigeria launched the National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (NEEDS). This strategy aimed to help diversify the economy, boost non-energy … Read More

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