The firm has implemented many important contracts/project in almost all major development sectors. The major project experiences of different sectors are summarized as follows:

 

Agriculture, Water Management, and Rural Development

Eusuf and Associates is one of the leaders of consulting services in the agriculture and rural development sector in Bangladesh. The firm provides full range of services in the field including pre-feasibility and planning, design of projects, capability building and implementation assistance, monitoring and evaluation, and development studies. The services do not limit but include smallholder development, irrigation and water management, agriculture credit and input assistance, agricultural research management and contract research, agriculture marketing including contract marketing and group marketing, seed development and agronomy, agro-processing, appropriate technology innovation and dissemination, and farming system research.  Also the services include land use and settlement, tribal and indigenous people’s agricultural resettlement, hill cultivation including ‘jhum’ cultivation, crop diversification, horticulture, sericulture, arboricultural, food and non-food crops, cereal and fruit crops, etc. Design and construction of agricultural rural infrastructure (irrigation with lift pumps, tube-wells, small earthen and rubber dams, rural roads and culverts and bridges), community development, co-operative farming and marketing and storage, agro-processing and marketing centers, etc. The firm is specialized in capacity building and human development of the farmers through collaboration of local service providers like NGOs and private technicians and input suppliers. Major completed projects are:  

1.      Study of Adequacy of Credit and Dropout  Situation of Group Members, DAE/IFAD, 2007

2.   Implementation Assistance for Second Small Scale Water Resources Development Sector Project,ADB,2002-08  

3.       Preparation of Sub-projects of Second Small Scale Water Resources Development Sector Project, ADB,2002-06

4.       Preparation of the District Water Resources Master Plan, ADB, 2004 -2005

5.       Post-evaluation of the Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project, ADB, 2004

6.       Baseline Survey of the Rural Transports Improvement Project, IDA, 2003 – 2004

7.       Post-evaluation of the Second Small Scale Water Resources Sector Improvement Project, ADB, 2003

8.       Final Evaluation of the Agricultural Services Innovation and Reform Project, DFID, 2003

9.       Baseline Survey of the Special Program for Food Security Project, FAO, 2003

10.    Baseline Survey (PRA) of Special Program for Food Security, Bangladesh, FAO, 2002-2003  

11.    Feasibility Study of the Improved Technology for Processing of Oilseeds and Pulses, GOB, 2000

12.    Post-evaluation of the Rural Training Project, ADB, 2001  

13.     Post-evaluation of the Bangladesh Horticulture Development Project, ADB, 2000

14.    Assessment and Evaluation of the Village Based Institutions, SDC/DSS/SDSVD, 2000

15.    Feasibility Study and Preparation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development Project, ADB, 1999 – 2000

16.    Study of the Group Marketing and Contract Marketing of Agricultural Produce, DAM/GOB, 1999

17.    Study of the Spices of Bangladesh – Constraints and Potentials, DAM/GOB, 1998

Micro-finance and Micro Credit and Poverty Reduction

The firm provides a full range of services of poverty reduction through training and micro-finance and micro credit and, institutional capability building of Government and NGOs. The services include design and implementation of micro finance and micro credit programs and designing appropriate credit delivery mechanisms in both private sectors by NGOs and also in the public sector non-formal and formal credit institutions. The services include training of the poor beneficiaries and the staff involved in credit delivery system, and preparing training materials. The training includes awareness raising, skill development, enterprise development and management of individual livelihood activities. Assessment of needs of the poor and appropriate assistance and service delivery mechanisms, monitoring and evaluation of the operating performance of the projects and services, monitoring poverty situation, and suggesting changes and improvements are major specialization of the firm. Major completed projects are:  

1.       Implementation of the Enterprise Growth and Bank Modernization Project, IDA, 2004 –2007  

2.       Process Monitoring and Final Evaluation of the Financial Services for the Poorest Project, ADB, 2004-2005

3.       Capability Building of Security Exchange Commission and Selected Capital Market Institutions, ADB, 2002-03

4.       Institutional Strengthening of the NGO-Government Co-operation Project - Phase II, ADB, 1998 – 2000

5.       Review of Poverty Evaluation in Selected Developing Member Countries, ADB, 1999

6.       Evaluation the Impact of the Vulnerable Groups Development Systems-Round 3, WFP, 1999

7.       Institutional Strengthening of the NGO-Government Co-operations Project – I, ADB, 1995 – 1997

8.       Implementation of the Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Women's Affairs Project,ADB,92-97

9.       Implementation of Bangladesh Research and Development Project, ADB, 1993 – 1996

 

Livestock, Fishery, Forestry and Environment  

The firm offers services in livestock, fishery, forestry, and environment and earned high reputation. Eusuf and Associates provided services in several major fishery and livestock development programs. The services include design and implementation of participatory livestock development by poor and small and marginal farmers, research and development of livestock and poultry, artificial insemination and breeding, vaccination and inoculation and veterinary services, livestock fattening and hygienic meat processing and marketing, poultry and diary development and marketing. The firm offers services in forestry and environment. The services include design and community mobilization of community and social forestry, and action research and adaptation of various forestry technologies. The services include design and implementation and training of the ethnic minority hill and forest inhabitants and involving them as partners to development of forestry, forestry related industry and cultural practices of different species of forest plants, and nursery development.  

Eusuf and Associates offers services in environmental quality assessment, environmental impact assessment, social impact of environment, climate change, bio-diversity and conservation, wildlife sanctuary and safari park, eco-tourism, public awareness and mitigation.  The firm offers services in environmental quality changes due to pollution (water, air, soil) and non-compliance of environmentally sound practices, import, holding and processing and use of toxic and hazardous substances. The firm has expertise in the environmental assessment due to gas and oil exploration, processing, and marketing. Major completed projects are:  

1.       Post-evaluation of First Participatory Livestock Development Project, IMED, GOB, 2006  

2.       External Performance and Benefits Monitoring and Evaluation of Forestry Sector Project, DF, ADB, 2006

3.       Implementation of the Fourth Fisheries Project, DFID, 2000 – 2006 

4.       Preparation of the Participatory Livestock Development Project - Phase II, ADB, 2002 – 2003

5.       Feasibility Study and Preparation of the Biodiversity Conservation in the Sundarbans Forests Project, ADB, 1997

6.       Review of Poultry Industry Sub-sector in Bangladesh and Feasibility Study of Export Oriented Projects, 96–97

7.       Preparation of the Participatory Livestock Development Project – I, ADB, 1996

8.       Implementation of the Bangladesh Third Fisheries Project, IDA, 1995 – 1996

9.       Preparation of Regulatory Framework for Import of Toxic and Hazardous Materials Project, ADB, 1995 – 1996

Education and Training and Human Resources Development

The Eusuf and Associates offers extensive services in education and training and human resources development right from primary level through secondary and tertiary levels. The services include needs assessment, curriculum development following appropriate pedagogy, dissemination of curriculum, testing, textbook publishing and privatization, teacher training (including development of curriculum and training methodologies), development of education infrastructure facilities. The services also include impact assessment, design of student stipend and incentives for teachers, and training of teachers and management committees on administration and management of educational institutions. Major completed projects are:

1.       Second Performance Audit of Operation of  PLCEHD Project - 1, IDA,  2007 

2.       Development of Curriculum on Reproductive Health Related Issues for Class 6-12 of Secondary & Higher Secondary levels in Schools and Colleges, DGFP,GOB, 2006 

3.       Post-evaluation of Second Primary Education Sector Project, ADB, 2005

4.       Final Evaluation of the Non-Formal Education Project – 3 (Hard to Reach), UNICEF, 2003 – 2004

5.       Post-evaluation of the Non-formal Education Project – Phase 1, ADB, 2003

6.       Midterm Evaluation of Non-Formal Education Project – 3 (Hard to Reach), UNICEF/SDC, 2002

7.       Post-evaluation of the Bangladesh Open University Project, ADB, 2002

8.       Study of Closed/NGO-Run Community Primary Schools, DFID, 2002

9.       Study of Problems of Slow and Weak Learners of the Non-formal Education Project-2, GOB,  2001-02

10.    Project Benefit Monitoring Evaluation of the Secondary Education Development Project, ADB, 1999 – 2000

11.    Training of Colleges Principals/Governing Body Members on Education Admin and Management, ADB,98-99

12.    Study of the Impact of Stipend Program of the Secondary Education Development Project, ADB, 1998

13.    Baseline Survey and Development of PBME System for Secondary Education Development Project, ADB, 1997

14.    Implementation of the Secondary Education Development Project, ADB, 1995 – 1996

 

Water Supply, Sanitation, Urban Development Engineering

The firm offers services in water supply, sanitation, urban development, engineering and infrastructure development services. The services include pre-feasibility of infrastructure, design and estimation, preparation of tender documents, water supply in urban and rural areas, construction supervision and management. The infrastructures include agriculture and irrigation, fishery and acquaculture, industry, rural roads and fish reservoir and fish passes, roads and highways, bridges and culverts, airport and river and sea port, warehouse and cold storage, archaeology and world heritage, etc. Major completed projects are:

1.       Post-evaluation of the Grameen Sanitation Project, IMED/DPHE, 2006

2.       Rehabilitation of Bangladesh Railway, IMED, 2005

3.       Road Overlay and Improvement Project, IMED, 2005

4.       Sub-project Design of Second Small Scale Water Resources Development Sector Project, ADB, 2002-5

5.       Post Evaluation of Khulna Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project, ADB, 2003-2004

6.       Baseline Survey of the Rural Transport Improvement Project, IDA, 2003-2004

7.       Post-evaluation of Second Water Supply and Sanitation Project, ADB, 2003-04

8.       Post-evaluation Second Small Scale Water Resource Sector Improvement Project, ADB, 2003

9.       Post-evaluation (PCR) of Second Rural Infrastructure Development Project, ADB, 2001

10.    Post-evaluation (PCR) of Secondary Towns Infrastructure Development Project - I, ADB, 2000

 

Health, Family Welfare, and Population 

 

Eusuf and Associates offers services in health, family welfare and population sector in Bangladesh. The services in the field including general health, maternal health and nutrition, child health and nutrition, family planning, primary health care, employment, income, empowerment, population, education, household characteristics, decision making in various levels, pre-feasibility and planning, design of projects, capability building and implementation assistance, monitoring and evaluation, and development studies. Major completed projects are:

 

1.       Independent monitoring of SHEWSA-B Project, UNICEF/DFID, 2007-2009  

2.       Social Protection of Poor Female Workers in the Garment Sector in the Context of Changing Trade Environment, ADB, 2005 – 2007

3.        Independent Monitoring of Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Supply Project, UNICEF, 2003-2005

4.       Feasibility Study of the Urban Primary Health Care Project, ADB, 2004

5.       Preparation of Project for Mitigation of Eye Problems in Rural Areas of Bangladesh, Vision 2020, 2004

6.      Baseline Survey of Health and Nutrition of the Poor Women and Children in the Slums, UNICEF, 2003 

 

Institutional Development and NGO – Private Sector Development

Eusuf and Associates provides services in institutional development and private sector development including collaboration of NGOs and the Government. Services include capability building of the public sector as well as private sector including NGOs to cost-effective and demand driven services for customer satisfaction. The services also include improvement of public administration for more pro-active pro-people dynamic and democratic administration of the affairs of the state with high standard of transparency, good governance, and welfare. The firm offers services in project management and development administration, planning, monitoring and evaluation, performance auditing, cost-effective and efficient procurement management, human resources development through training and development. The firm is experienced in privatization of state owned establishments and services for improving performance for better economic and social justifications. Major completed projects are:

1.       Implementation of the Enterprise Growth and Bank Modernization Project – Sonali Bank, IDA, 2004-2007

2.       Capability Building of the Security Exchange Commission & Related Agencies, Bangladesh, ADB, 2002-03

3.       Second Institutional Strengthening of the NGO-Government Co-operations Project (AOTA), ADB, 1998-2000

4.       Institutional Strengthening of the NGO-Government Co-operations Project-I (AOTA), ADB, 1995-97

5.       Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Women’s Affairs Project (ADTA), ADB, 1992-1997

6.       Bangladesh Research and Development Project (AOTA), ADB, 1993-1996

Survey, Focused Group Discussion, Participatory Rapid Appraisal, Rapid Rural Appraisal

The firm is highly experienced and rich of skilled manpower and logistic facilities to undertaking Survey and evaluation using different methods such Focused Group Discussion, Participatory Rapid Appraisal, Rapid Rural Appraisal, etc. Major completed projects are:

1.       Survey of Performance and Benefit Monitoring and Evaluation of Forestry Sector Project, ADB,FD, 2006

2.       Survey and Need Assessment of Reproductive Health Education, MHFW, 2006

3.       Survey of Evaluation of Grameen Sanitation Project, GOB, DPHE, 2006

4.       Survey of Evaluation of the First Participatory Livestock Development Project, ADB, DLS, IMED, 2005-06

5.       Survey of Impact Evaluation of Road Overlays and Development Project, IDA/RHD, IMED, 2005

6.       Survey of Impact Evaluation of Rehabilitation of Bangladesh Railway Project, CIDA/BR, IMED, 2005

7.       Survey of Environmental Sanitation School Sanitation and Hygiene, UNICEF/DFID, 2003-2005

8.       Survey on Post-evaluation of Second Small-scale Water Resources Sector Improvement Project, ADB, 2004

9.       Survey on Post-evaluation of Khulna-Jessore Drainage Rehabilitation Project, ADB, 2004

10.    Baseline Survey of the Rural Transport Improvement Project, IDA, 2003-2004

11.    Post-evaluation of Second Water Supply and Sanitation Project, ADB, 2003

12.    Evaluation of National and District Partnership Initiative Fund Project, DFID, 2003

13.    Baseline Survey of Health and Nutrition of the Poor especially the Women and Children, UNICEF, 2003

14.    Survey of the Neo-literates of Non-formal Education Project, ADB, 2003

15.    Baseline survey of the Special Program for Food Security, FAO, 2003

16.    Baseline survey of the Special Program for Food Security, FAO, 2003

17.    Midterm Evaluation of Hard to Reach of Non-formal Education Project-3, DNFE, 2002

18.    Survey of Bangladesh Open University Graduates, ADB, 2002

19.    Study of Closed/NGO-Run Community Primary Schools, IDA/GOB, 2001

20.    Survey of Problems of Slow &Weak Learners of Non-formal Education, SIDA, 2001

21.    Survey of Rural Training Project (Data/FGD), ADB, 2000

22.    FGD of Horticulture Development Project, ADB, 2000

23.    Survey of Processing Industries for Oilseeds and Pulses, CIDA/GOB, 2000

24.    Survey of Selected Secondary Towns (Data/FGD), ADB, 1999

25.    Survey of Secondary Schools and Students (Data/FGD), ADB/GOB, 1999

26.    Survey and PRA of Chittagong Hill Tracts, ADB, 1999

27.    Survey and FGD of Selected Poverty Reduction Projects, ADB, 1999

28.    Survey and PRA of Selected Contract/Group Marketing Systems, CIDA/GOB, 1999

29.    PRA of Vulnerable Groups Development Programs, WFP, 1999

30.    Survey/FGD: Poverty Reduction of Horticulture Development Project, ADB,1999

31.    Survey/FGD: Poverty Reduction of Rural Infrastructure Development Project, ADB,1999

32.    Survey of Urban Poverty in Secondary Towns Infrastructure Development Project, ADB,1999

33.    Survey/FGD: Poverty Reduction of Rural Training Project, ADB, 1999

34.    Survey and FGD of Stipend Receiving Girls Students, ADB/GOB, 1998

35.    Survey of the Spices of Bangladesh, CIDA/GOB, 1998

36.    Survey of Biodiversity in the Sundarbans Forests, ADB, 1997

37.    Social Analysis of Sundarbans Foresters, ADB, 1997

38.    Baseline Survey & Development PBME System of Secondary Education, Bangladesh, ADB, 1997

39.    Survey of Poultry Industry, Feed, Consumption, etc. of Poultry, Private, 1996

40.    Social Survey and Analysis of Livestock Sector, ADB, 1996

41.    Survey of Production, Storage, Movement for Toxic Substances, ADB, 95-96

42.    Survey of Laboratories that can be used for Testing Toxic Substances, ADB, 95-96

43.    Socio-economic Survey of Rural Savings, ADB/GOB, 1996

44.    FGD/PRA for Improvement of the Curriculum for B.Ed./M.Ed., ADB/GOB, 1995

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