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Survey on Competition Policy in Zambia

Survey on Competition Policy in Zambia

As part of its ongoing support to strengthen the effectiveness of competition in Zambia, the World Bank Group (WBG) commissioned Nathan to conduct a baseline perception study on competition law and enforcement in Zambia. As part of the study, Nathan undertook a perception survey of 6 stakeholder groups including consumers private sector (small, medium and large enterprises) sector regulators law firms professional / trade/business associations. civil society/consumer advocacy groups. Thereafter, the team interpreted and analyzed the survey results obtained from interviewing a sample of 1,106 stakeholders to derive key insights for the World Bank ...
Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub

Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub

The USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub (SATIH) aims to accelerate trade and create sustained economic growth across the Southern Africa Development Member States to improve livelihoods of people across the region and to advance the prosperity and security of the American people. SATIH is working towards overcoming various challenges including, including food insecurity, government interventions that distort incentives for farmers’ private enterprises, weak institutional capabilities, infrastructure inadequacies, corruption, and market distortions that undermine productivity. Improving the enabling environment and trade facilitation through transparent, reliable, efficient and cost-effective trade across Southern Africa is key to overcoming these challenges. The Nathan ...
Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+)

Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development (SPEED+)

The “Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development” Project (SPEED+), funded by USAID, assists the Government of Mozambique (GoM) in its policy reforms to expand markets, increase trade, attract investment, advance the agriculture policy framework, as well as the power and water policy framework. The project contributes to broad-based and inclusive economic growth and conservation of natural resources in Mozambique. SPEED+ supports economic and structural policy reforms through technical assistance on policy reforms across four components: (1) agriculture, (2) trade, investment, business enabling environment, (3) power, water, and (4) biodiversity conservation. One of SPEED+’s main tools is political economy analysis prior ...
Due Diligence of the Hidrosierra Hydropower Plant Ecuador

Due Diligence of the Hidrosierra Hydropower Plant Ecuador

This project is for the design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power plant, with an estimated capacity of 10MW, located in the Parroquia Ulba, Cantón Baños de Agua Santa, province of Tungurahua, Ecuador. Nathan was retained by Banco Pichincha as the independent technical advisor to conduct a due diligence analysis for their proposed investment. The main objective is to present an independent and critical analysis that ensures the optimal technical and financial configuration of the project, in order to minimize the possible risks. Nathan’s specific objectives include: Ensuring the project is technically and financially sound Analyzing ...
Fintech in India: An Analysis of the Market and its Potential Role in India's Development

Fintech in India: An Analysis of the Market and its Potential Role in India’s Development

Nathan was commissioned by the British High Commission to conduct a scoping study on the fintech industry in India and provide an evidence-based assessment of its growth potential. The study team proposed using a market systems diagnostic framework to map out the key stakeholders at the supply, demand, support functions and policy and regulatory levels, and understand their current and future roles in the sector and the constraints that they face. Given that the UK is one of the world’s leading supplier of fintech services, Nathan team also studied in detail the growth of fintech in UK, and identified the ...
Due Diligence Analysis for Hidrowarm Hydropower Project & Independent Engineer and Construction Supervision of Hidronormandia Hydroelectric Project Ecuador

Due Diligence Analysis for Hidrowarm Hydropower Project & Independent Engineer and Construction Supervision of Hidronormandia Hydroelectric Project Ecuador

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and private banks were considering providing financing to a greenfield run-of-river hydroelectric plant. Following Nathan’s original due diligence of the project, the IIC signed a US$78 million financing package with Hidronormandia S.A. to support the construction and operation of the hydropower plant and transmission line. The plant, located on the Upano River in the city of Macas, will help diversify Ecuador’s energy matrix by adding 49.6 MW of renewable energy capacity and generating 349.9 GW/h of clean energy every year. It will reduce dependency on fossil fuels and imports from neighboring countries, while displacing approximately ...
Costa Rica, Due Diligence of Further Terminal Expansion of Liberia Airport Terminal

Costa Rica, Due Diligence of Further Terminal Expansion of Liberia Airport Terminal

The Government of Costa Rica granted a 20-year concession agreement to Coriport to design, finance, construct, rehabilitate, expand, maintain and operate a new passenger terminal as a PPP transaction at the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in Liberia City. Coriport is a consortium led by ADC & HAS Aviation S.A and MMM Aviation Group S.A. The Project had a total investment of USD 40.5 million. Phase I: Nathan was retained by BICSA (through Coriport) to conduct a due diligence analysis of the proposed investment plan for the implementation of the new passenger terminal as a PPP transaction. Nathan expressed an ...
Kenya Public Private Partnership Technical Advisor for the Ports Sector

Kenya Public Private Partnership Technical Advisor for the Ports Sector

The Government of Kenya (GOK), as part of its overall PPP Program, identified the Ports Sector as one of the priority infrastructure sectors for PPP investment. To support Ministry of Finance PPP Unit, the PPP Node in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MoTI), and the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) engaged Nathan as an experienced consultant with hands-on government experience to oversee the preparation and financing of ports projects and to provide technical advice to KPA and MoTI. Nathan provided a range of advisory services to MoTI and KPA in the following areas: Conducted a sectoral diagnostics of the port ...