Co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, the project started to be implemented starting from April 2017 in K.Maraş Province of Turkey. The duration of the project is 18 months and the end beneficiary is Kahramanmaraş Provincial Directorate of Food, Agriculture and Livestock. The main purposes of the project are as following; contribute to economic development of the region in which the project is implemented, increase competitiveness of the Maraş pepper sector in the region.
Within the framework of project, IKADA Consulting conducts desk research, stakeholder consultations, interviews; conducts Business Diagnostic Studies, Value Chain Analysis, Diamond Analysis and Benchmarking Analysis; conducts Comprehensive National and International Market Research, prepares Consolidated Cluster Analysis Report including BD, VCA, MR, Cluster Development Roadmap (CDR) and organises a workshop to present the CDR; organizes workshops, study tours, seminars, high profile events; engages in promotional activities; formulates strategies with cluster actors; proposes a governance structure and preparation of 5 year action plan; establishes the Cluster Coordianation Unit and support to the CCU in day-to-day work.
Through the technical assistance of Ikada Consulting, UNICEF aims to support municipalities at varying levels of engagement to support the realization of children’s rights at the local level through organizing regular trainings both on overall principles of becoming a CFC and on specific thematic areas.( Child Participation, Budgeting, Strategic Planning, Impact Assessment,Child Labour, Child Marriage,etc)
IKADA Consulting delivers technical assistance to local administrations,namely municipalities, organises thematic trainings based on the findings of community-based assessments (Parenting Education, Child Participation, Coordination etc), training of a group of young people to be trainers on ‘Child Friendly City’ framework to provide direct support to the municipalities at the local level and training of Municipal Staff on child budgeting, strategic planning and impact assessment. Development of monitoring and evaluation system and preparation of the state of children reports are among the targets of the programme.
The main objectives of the project include supporting the development of an inclusive and coherent policy at national level to promote women’s employment, creating decent work opportunities for women and building awareness in the fields of gender equality and labour standards. Within the scope of this project, IKADA is responsible of implementing the Entrepreneurship Support Programme. The program involves providing entrepreneurship training and mentorship support services for 400 women registered to İŞKUR in İstanbul, Konya, Bursa and Ankara-including provision of grants to the selected candidates. The project also involves delivery of the seminar for ISKUR Vocational Counsellors so as to as to improve capacities of policy makers and planners responsible for delivery of employment services to women.
Technical Assistance for the Improvement of the Shared Industrial Infrastructure of the Pistachio Processing Sector
Co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, the project started to be implemented starting from December 2016 in Ordu Province of Turkey. The duration of the project is two years and the end beneficiary is Apiculture Research Institute. The main purposes of the project are as following; increase the competitiveness of the Apiculture Sector in the target provinces; enhance the competitiveness of the SMEs in Apiculture Sector in the target provinces (Ordu, Samsun, Sinop, Giresun, Trabzon, Rize). As a result an institutional infrastructure that will increase the competitiveness of Apiculture Sector in Black Sea Region (in target provinces) established; business plans of RAN structures are prepared; PPF, CCPs, QCC and PMU are established.
Within the framework of project, IKADA Consulting provides the following services;
Assessment of the Planned RAN and Development of a Roadmap, Developing and Presenting RAN Assessment Report, Positioning RAN (Recognition based on common understanding), Carry out Stakeholder Analysis, Conducting Workshops, Market Assessment, Business Diagnostic Studies, Delivery of Business Modeling, Development of Competitiveness Assessment, Preparation of Business Plans, Supportive Tools, Systems and Cross Cutting Strategies, Developing M&E System, Designing and running data recording and reporting system, Developing Manuals, Training of Relevant Staff,
Development of Quality Management & Assurance Systems, Monitoring and Evaluation of Training Programmes, Support to delivery of PPF and QCC functions, delivery of CCP and PMU function.
Technical Assistance for Establishment of Common-use Processing Facility for Industrial Forestry Products in Kastamonu
Technical Assistance for Economic and Social Integration of Internally Displaced Persons in Van Province
Technical Assistance for Promoting Registered Employment Through Better Guidance and Inspection (PRE-II)
Technical Assistance for Promotion of the Civil Society Dialogue Between EU and Turkey-III ( TA & Grant Scheme)
Technical Assistance for Development of Regional Laboratories of Occupational Health Safety Centre (ISGUM)
The specific objective of the project is to assist the MoEU in the implementation of 3 Grant Schemes under the “Promotion of Civil Society Dialogue between the EU and the Republic of Turkey- II” Following activities were carried out: support to grant scheme management and monitoring activities, preparation of the project manuals , training of the PIU members on project management and monitoring, training of trainers of grant project management for grant beneficiaries.
Independent Monitoring and Evaluation of the Grant Scheme Programme scheduled under the EU funded Strengthening Pre-School Education (RFP-TURA-2011-01)
USAID funded Evaluation of the “Enhanced Identification and Protection of Trafficked Persons in Turkey (IPT)” Project