APPLICATIO supports (in cooperation with Namibia Nature Foundation; NNF) the Ministry of Environment and Tourism - with financing of Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) in setting up a Research and Development Centre for Bio-Products in Namibia. The centre aims at - in future - support value chain development and bio-product development and marketing in Namibia.
In the frame of the current project phase APPLICATIO - jointly with the Namibia Nature Foundation Namibia (NNF) - will develop a Feasibility Study and analyse which products are to be supported and how such a centre can be established with which mandate and roles. Based on the Feasibility Study a project implementation plan will be developed and handed over to KfW.
APPLICATIO's tasks include
- Market research
- Value chain analysis
- Stakeholder management
- Planning of the possible Research and Development Centre (Feasibility Study)
- Project planning
Some 10 experts form APPLICATIO and addition 10 experts form NNF will be involved in the programme in 2014 and 2015.