Enhancing Capacity for competitive growth
A Socio-Economic Assessment To Set-up A Economic Zone

The Government of Bangladesh was contemplating the establishment of an economic zone in the district of Noakhali (Chor Shuborno, Chor Jobbar, and Hatiya upazillas), in South-East Bangladesh, based on public-private partnership arrangement. As requested by the GOB, IFC- BICF contracted Young Consultants to carry out a comprehensive Socio-Economic St ... (Read More)


A Socio-economic Study On Remittance Utilization

The project aims to undertake a socio-economic study on the remittance earners in Bangladesh to evaluate their segments of remittance utilization and identify areas of investment for skills development and education of the family members. ... (Read More)


B ICFs Site Assessment Of Kaliakoir High-Tech Park

Site Assessment of Kaliakoir Special Economic Zone:High-Tech Park aims at reviewing PWC-IIFC pre-feasibility study report, evaluating land, identifying on-site and off-site infrastructure facilities and recommendations on future actions ... (Read More)


S tudy On Private Sector Development And Investment Promotion

To prepare this potential lending program /scheme, JICA is planning to conduct a study to collect data and information on the financial sector in Bangladesh like banks and NBFIs, especially in the field of infrastructure finance (including PPP), industrial finance (for large and medium enterprises) and equity finance. In addition, JICA would like t ... (Read More)


S tudy On Better Skill Towards Higher Remittance Prospects An

The objective of the project was to conduct a survey to the people who intends to work in outside of Bangladesh, training institutes whom are providing better skill training for the immigrant workers and the existing rules and regulations for the immigrant workers I Bangladesh. For these purpose Government of Bangladesh assigned Young Consultants t ... (Read More)


F easibility Assessment To Set Up A DTC In Uttara EPZ

Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) is implementing a project entitled “Northern Areas Reduction of Poverty Initiatives (NARI)”. NARI’s objective is to facilitate access to employment opportunities in the garment sector for poor and vulnerable women from Bangladesh’s poorest region, namely, the districts of Rangpur, Kurigra ... (Read More)


N ational Study On Market Feasibility And Business Plan Devel

The aim of the project was to identify if, why, and how Agriculture-Nutrition value chain could and should be applied to improve the nutrient concentration in rice products and therefore improve the ability for agricultural practices to contribute to better nutrition. The objective is to assess the market and business feasibility of nutritious rice ... (Read More)


S coping Study To Develop Index Based /Crop Insurance In BD

The Project’s objective: \nTo conduct a comprehensive feasibility study, identifying technical and institutional capacities and gaps that exist in Bangladesh to support index based insurance development; \nTo estimate the underlying risk and costs of a financial intervention in accordance to the market demand;\nTo thoroughly analyze the findings ... (Read More)


S tudy On SME Cluster Mapping In Bangladesh

Mapping of SME clusters throughout the country considering 11 SME booster sectors including Agro-Processing/Agri-business/Plantation sector. The study concentrated on identification and mapping of clusters of enterprises considering all necessary information of each cluster (product name, number of firms, employment, access to finance, turnover, pr ... (Read More)


P rocess Mapping Exercise For Government To Business Services

Assisted the International Process Mapping Team in drawing As-Is and To-be maps for 24 regulatory processes at national and sub-national levels. Conducted focus group discussions to develop baseline data for Monitoring and Evaluation. Undertook impact analysis of process simplification on the local business environment. The process mapping exercise ... (Read More)


S ite Assessment And Prefeasibility Study For Knit Village

Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) was contemplating the establishment of a “Knit Village” in the satiable location in Bangladesh. In this regard, BKMEA signed a MOU with IFC-BICF. As part of this MOU, IFC- BICF engaged Young Consultants to carry out a comprehensive site assessment, per-feasibility and master pl ... (Read More)


F easibility Study Of Setting Up Ceramic Tableware Manuf. Ind

Preparation of detail feasibility study report providing financial, economic, marketing, technical, socioeconomic and environmental aspects of the project\\\\nDescription of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment: To assess the viability of setting up an ceramic tableware manufacturing industry in terms of-\\\\n Management ... (Read More)


F easibility Study Report For Setting Up A Plastic Industry

Preparation of detail feasibility study report providing financial, economic, marketing, technical, socio-economic and environmental aspects of the project Services provided by YC within the assignment: To assess the viability of setting up an ceramic tableware manufacturing industry in terms of Management strength and competence of the core manage ... (Read More)


F easibility Report To Asses Viability Of Setting Up An API

Preparation of detail feasibility study report providing financial, economic, marketing, technical, socio-economic and environmental aspects of the project.\\\nDescription of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment: To assess the viability of setting up an ceramic tableware manufacturing industry in terms of-\nManagement streng ... (Read More)


F easibility Study Report On Land Development Project

• To release pressure of the over populated central Dhaka city by creating satellite town.\n• To create the cheapest housing facilities for city dwellers.\n• To create an environment friendly and non-polluted residential atmosphere.\n• To create a residential area out of the complexity of the city nut easily accessible to the city.\n• To ... (Read More)


F easibility Assessment Of Setting Up Steel Re-rolling Mill

Preparation of detail feasibility study report providing financial, economic, marketing, technical, socio-economic and environmental aspects of the project. Services provided by your staff within the assignment were assessed the viability of setting up a steel re-rolling mill Management strength and competence of the core management team and key te ... (Read More)


F easibility-setting Up Studio Type Apartment At Cox\'s Bazar

Undertook field survey and collected data (both primary and secondary) on the market prospects of studio apartment housing in the Cox’s Bazar. Conducted personalized and face-to face interview of multi-sector people. Preparation of detail feasibility study report providing financial, economic, marketing, technical, socio-economic and environmenta ... (Read More)


F act Finding Survey On Agri Finance And Agri. TA In BD

JICA Bangladesh Office engaged Young Consultants (YC) to conduct Fact-Finding Survey on Agriculture Finance and Agricultural Technical Assistance Program in Bangladesh to achieve the following objectives: Analyze the sub-sectors and regions with the highest demand for assistance, Find out the agricultural and financial needs of small and marginal ... (Read More)


S ite Assessment And Prioritize 7 Sites For EZ Development

The BEZA requested BICF to provide assistance in prioritizing an initial list of 7 (seven) sites that have been recommended by the respective District Commissioners and private sector. Responding to the request for commissioning site assessment of the proposed EZ projects in respective districts, BICF engaged Young Consultants to conduct site asses ... (Read More)


S ite Assessment For Development Of EZs At ‘Behind CEPZ\'

The PSD Program of World Bank engaged Young Consultants to conduct site assessment to access the viability for setting up a Economic Zone behind CEPZ, Chittagong under the supervision with the International EZ specialist. Actual services provided by YC within the assignment: Reviewed background information of the site like Visit the site and examin ... (Read More)


S ite Assessment To Set-up A SEZ In Noakhali District

Government of Bangladesh was contemplating the establishment of an economic zone in the district of Noakhali (Chor Shuborno, Chor Jobbar, and Hatiya upazillas), in South-East Bangladesh, based on public-private partnership arrangement. As requested by the GOB, IFC- BICF contracted Young Consultants to carry detailed site evaluation of the site. You ... (Read More)


S tudy On Private Sector Development And Investment Promotion

To prepare this potential lending program /scheme, JICA is planning to conduct a study to collect data and information on the financial sector in Bangladesh, especially in the field of infrastructure finance (including PPP), industrial finance (for large and medium enterprises) and equity finance. In addition, JICA would like to gauge the appetite ... (Read More)


I nstitutional Capacity Plan For BFTI

YC Prepared the three-year business plan for institutional capacity building of Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) that covers: Management aspects including an organizational structure for BFTI, Optimum staff size for the institute, Job descriptions for all key positions, Salary and benefits structure, Management and operational guideline fo ... (Read More)


S tudy On Trade Support Network Development In 2002

The main objectives to study brief on trade support network development. The development of trade support network remain steady. UNCTAD assigned young consultants to provide a supportive research so that the problems can be overcome. Services within the assignment were:- Conducted desk research on existing research and study, Prepared the standard ... (Read More)


S tudy On Industrial Term Lending Environment In Bangladesh

The main objectives to study brief on the measurement of tax and tariff measures and valuation for PSI and customs. Services within the assignment were: Conducted desk research on existing research and study, Prepared the standard questionnaire to collect necessary primary data, Collected all required secondary data and information, Conducted FGD ... (Read More)


J ob Preference Survey Among The Youth In Bangladesh

In order to deepen our understandings of the employment situations of the youth in Bangladesh, the research being proposed by the JICA Research Institute (hereafter, JICA-RI) aims to examine job preference among the youth both before and after entering into the labor market. Young Consultants has the assignment to make 2500 student from public and ... (Read More)


J ICA Study On FDI Promotion Projects In Bangladesh

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) intended to set up Economic Zones in Bangladesh. For this project they intended to assess the interest of doing investment within EZs for Japanese, Japanese-Bangladeshi joint venture companies. JICA assigned Young Consultants to conduct a enterprise survey for assessing the demand of EZs in Bangladesh. ... (Read More)


S alary And Benefits Survey For KfW Dhaka Office

The salary survey covered at least 10 comparator employers who are local employers like multilateral donor agencies, multilateral development banks, international NGOs, foreign embassies and diplomatic missions, development projects under bilateral and multilateral economic cooperation, representing cross sections of economic sectors like health, e ... (Read More)


S tudy On Export Competitiveness Through Application Of IT

The main objectives to study on export competitiveness through AIT so that the competitiveness can be identified. Yc acted as co-researcher under UNCTAD associated with WTO-ITC. Services were- Conducted desk research on existing research and study, Prepared the standard questionnaire to collect necessary primary data, Collected all required second ... (Read More)


S urvey On Internet Users And Internet Usage Patterns In BD

Conducted market survey to identify the Internet Usage Pattern among seven major cities of the country like: Chittagong, Sylehet, Comilla, Rajshahi, Bogra, Khulna and Barisal. To conduct the survey, YC research team divided each respondent city into six sampling frame like: Existing Internet Users, Potential Internet Users , Organizational Users (P ... (Read More)


S urvey Of SMEs Of Pharmaceutical Sector Of Bangladesh (2000)

To assess the business and supply situation of the local pharmaceuticals industry sector and ascertain and analyze policies and comment on regulatory environment and identify business obstacles including access to the export market. Actual services under the project was -Collection of both primary and secondary data, analyze policy contents and und ... (Read More)


S urvey Of Enterprises In The Auto-Parts Sector In Bangladesh

To assess the demand and supply situation of the local auto parts in Bangladesh and analyze policies and regulatory framework for auto parts and business environment for auto parts industry development and identify business obstacles to set-up auto parts industry.For the accomplishment of the project YC provides services to its clients like - Colle ... (Read More)


S urvey On “Export Oriented RMG Factories\"

A project to identify and measure the existing level of productivity in individual RMG factories in and around Dhaka City. The study aimed at assessing the benchmark level and this has been done to identify areas of intervention by the SEDF project in the RMG sector for improvement. Services provided by YC were- Conducted desk study on the existing ... (Read More)


M arket Situation Analysis Of Housing Apartment In Dhaka

YC Undertook field survey and collected data (both primary and secondary) on the market prospects of apartment housing in the outskirts of Dhaka city. Conducted personalized and face-to face interview of multi-sector people. Islam Group is the first corporate conglomerates in Bangladesh and the promoter was the richest entrepreneur in early 70s and ... (Read More)


I nformation Dissemination And Promotion Of SPF Program

The Small Projects Facility (SPF) Program of the European Commission to disburse Euro 3.0 trade related capacity building grants to local research institute, media organizations, training institute, trade and business associations and chambers of commerce and universities to undertake research in four identified areas. YC was responsible to impleme ... (Read More)


M anagement And Implementation Of ‘Euro Bengal Frozen Foods

BFFEA awarded grants projects under Asia Invest Programme of the European Commission to building stronger economic links between EU and Bangladeshi SMEs. To manage the project, BFFEA appointed Young Consultants to implement the projects activities for a period of 12 months. Services under this project were - Identified and assess the prospective SM ... (Read More)


S ite Selection Of EZ For JICA FDI Promotion Project

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) intended to set up EZs in Bangladesh. In this purpose JICA needed a detail study like site selection, site assessment on social, environmental, engineering, financial and other related information. JICA assigned Young Consultants and Nippon Koei to conduct a comprehensive site assessment in Dhaka divisi ... (Read More)


C omparative Study On Textile And Garment Ind. In Cambodia

The Business Advocacy Fund intended to conduct a detail study on Textile and Garment Industry in Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh. YC has been assigned to conduct the study. Services provided within the project were- Conducted desk research on existing research and study, Prepared the standard questionnaire to collect necessary primary data, Collec ... (Read More)


A rrangement Of EC Grants For RMG, Frozen Food And Housing

The European Commission launched a programme titled ‘Asia Invest II’ for promoting Euro-Asian business co-operation, helping in particular European and Asian SMEs in their internationalisation process, thus increasing opportunities for mutual trade and investment. The Asia-Invest programme was promoted Euro-Asian business co-operation, in parti ... (Read More)


O rganization Of Business Matchmaking Meetings

As part of Euro Builders Project, the activity was organized. Euro builders project was a joint trade and investment project, co-sponsored by Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh and the Asia-Invest Program, European Commission ... (Read More)


M anagement And Implementation Of 2 (two) EC Funded Projects

BFFEA and REHAB awarded grants projects under Asia Invest II Programme of the European Commission to building stronger economic links between EU and Bangladeshi SMEs. To manage the grants projects, REHAB and BFFEA separately appointed Young Consultants to implement the projects activities ... (Read More)


D ata Collection Survey For Special Economic Zone (SEZ) In BD

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) intended to conduct a survey including site assessment, site information review, social, environmental and other related issues. Young Consultants assigned by JICA to conduct a detail study on site assessment, social, environmental, socioeconomic and financial study within the project ... (Read More)


M anaging Matching Grants For BGMEA Services Develop. Project

Managing Matching Grants (World Bank) for capacity building of BGMEA Secretariat through: Sharing the best practices of business support services, Facilitating exchange of staff between BGMEA and the European trade promotion organizations (CBI, MYCCI, EUROTEX, etc.), Organization of study tour for Senior BGMEA staff, Improved management system and ... (Read More)


P reparation Of Capacity Building Plan For BFTI

Preparation of three-year business plan for institutional capacity building of Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) covering: Management and operational aspects, Technical aspects including nondepartmentation of works, Financial aspects i.e. estimated future long term investment and required resources for creating training and research infrast ... (Read More)


M id-Term Review Of The Asia Biogas Program

The main objective of the MTR is to assess the progress of the Asia Biogas Program and to provide recommendations for the implementation of the Program for the remaining period as well as for the design of a possible follow-up phase. ... (Read More)


B iogas Users’ Survey 2011

The overall objective of the NDBMP was to further develop and disseminate domestic biogas in rural areas with ultimate goal to establish a sustainable and commercial biogas sector in Bangladesh. In line with the key expected results as identified in the original plan, the NDBMP needs to undertake users’ survey at the field level time to time in o ... (Read More)


S tudies On Income Levels In Relevant Professional Groups

Young Consultants (YC) conducted a meaningful research through analyzing the income levels of relevant professional groups to perceive the appropriate gain from improved English Language (EL) competence. Such income analysis will be made under different socio-economic groups with projects’ logical framework. The following sectors should be analyz ... (Read More)


R emittance Utilization In Bangladesh: A Socio-Economic Study

The overall objective of the study is to find out the most effective ways of remittance utilization in Bangladesh with a view to socio economic perspective also to study the dynamics of remittance usage in Bangladesh with specific focus on the outlay of remittance usage, to explore the motivations for remit in a developing country like Bangladesh, ... (Read More)


D esign M&E Framework Using MIS For WHEEL Project

Develop mapping and design M&E framework using MIS for the project WHEEL project. Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment: Preparation for the project, Undertook survey and proper design, Identification of potential customers, Developed baseline data, Meeting with KII, Draft and final reports\n ... (Read More)


H R Services For “Social Management Program Of BEPZA’

The Bangladesh Investment Climate Fund (IFC-BICF) is an 8-year technical assistance program targeting a better operating environment for businesses. Consistent with the Government’s strategic vision for private sector development within its overall poverty reduction strategy, the Government and the IFC-BICF jointly designed and implemented progra ... (Read More)