Other European Countries

Counseling, Consultancy and Support


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
2000 1998

Moldova Financial Services Consultancy to the Modovian Ministry of Finance in view
of establishing a development and investment bank in Moldova: Tasks included preparation of a financial sector study, meetings and negotiations with high-ranking officials of the Ministry in connection with the concept for the development and investment bank, drafting of by-laws and the business plan for the bank, proposals for institutional setup and staffing, proposal for terms and conditions of an initial line of credit to promote SME development in Moldova
KfW-
Mittelstandsbank

Studies and Expert Reports


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
2002 Albania Financial Services Appraisal of a fresh grant to the Albanian Development Fund (ADF III) in view of financing small labour-intensive municipal infrastructure projects to mitigate the risks of social tensions (crisis prevention): Tasks included needs assessment, institutional analysis of the ADF especially regarding lending policies and lending performance, proposals for directing funds to certain sectors, preparation of the Draft Project Appraisal Report KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
2001

Albania Financial Services Appraisal of a fresh grant to the Albanian Development Fund (ADF II) in view of financing small labour-intensive municipal infrastructure projects: Tasks included needs assessment, analysis of loan portfolio of ADF, control of funds utilization, assessment of need for capacity building, preparation of the Draft Project Appraisal Report KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
1999 Albania Financial Services Appraisal of a grant to the Albanian Development Fund (ADF) in view of financing small labour-intensive municipal infrastructure projects: Tasks included project needs assessment, analysis of the loan portfolio of the ADF, assessment of lending policies and lending performance, preparation of the Draft Project Appraisal Report KfW-
Entwicklungsbank
1998 Albania Financial Services Ex-post review of the programme "Agricultural Machinery
and Equipment": The programme consisted of a line of credit to the National Bank of Albania for financing the procurement of agricultural machinery and equipment via various Albanian commercial banks. Tasks included anaysis of the
portfolio quality of the commercial banks involved, assessment of achievement of the programme objectives and the anticipated results, control of funds utilization, preparation of the Draft
Ex-post Review Report
KfW-
Entwicklungsbank

Project Management


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
2008 2007

Germany Chemical Industry Consultancy and support to Qiagen AG in financial management and accounting: Tasks included the introduction of new SAP accounting software in the accounting department and consultancy and support in improving accounting and financial reporting procedures Qiagen AG
2003 Germany Water and
Sanitation /
Environment
Consultancy and support to the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in view of monitoring the German contribution to achievement of the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in Water and Sanitation: Tasks included assessment of the performance of German Development Cooperation organizations related to their activities in the Water and Sanitation Sector, preparation of the Draft Interim Report on Achievement of the MDG in Water and Sanitation BMZ / KfW Entwicklungsbank

Training


Year
Country
Sector
Task description
Funding by
2003
2002
Germany various Various seminars and coaching of senior staff members of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on time management, HR management, work organization PwC Ltd.
2001 Germany Transport Workshop with a mission of the Albanian Ministry of Transport on Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Development Cooperation: Introduction of the Logframe concept, introduction into Project Cycle Management, introduction into KfW and EU procedures in project M&E, case studies EU / IGIP Consult
2000 Romania Financial Services Seminar for staff members of Eximbank of Romania on SME lending and risk assessment: Introduction of the main sources of risks for enterprise default and on the methods to recognise risks, introduction of a form to systematically assess SME lending risks KfW-
Mittelstandsbank
2002
2000
Germany SME Development Seminars and workshops with young entrepreneurs and start-up companies on legal forms of company establishment, business development and access to credit IHK Frankfurt
2000 Bosnia and
Herzegovina
Financial Services Seminars for senior staff members of the Federal Investment Bank of Bosnia & Herzegovina and for staff members of ten Bosnian commercial banks on company risk assessment KfW-
Mittelstandsbank
1999 Romania Financial Services Seminar for senior staff members of the Eximbank of Romania on SME lending risk assessment: Introduction into the main sources of risks for enterprise failures and on the methods to recognise risks, introduction of a form to systematically assess SME lending risks KfW-
Mittelstandsbank