Capacity Building

Macedonia Special Economic Zones Program Review and Training Exercise

2013, Locus Economica was contracted by the World Bank to assess whether Macedonia's Technological Industrial Development Zones (TIDZ) program was compliant with the country’s European Union and World Bank obligations.  Our assessment included recommendations for enhancing not only the program's compliance with international commitments but also its legislative competitiveness.  We also helped train civil servants responsible for the program under this contract as seen in this picture.

Enhancing the Global Competitiveness of East and Central Africa

Locus founder and CEO Jean-Paul Gauthier served as Project Manager and Team Lead for the establishment of the USAID East and Central Africa Global Competitiveness Hub (ECA Hub).  The ECA Hub is an online platform known as "Compete Africa" that supports businesses in East and Central Africa...

Building up Government Capacity to Break Down Administrative Barriers in Bangladesh

Improving an investment climate requires committed and well-trained government officials ready to respond to business's needs. For that reason, the World Bank's Foreign Investment Advisory Service formed the Bangladesh Administrative Barriers to Investment Project. This project helped Bangladesh establish...