Landell Mills is delighted to have been appointed by DFID to manage a three-year programme to support the transfer of agricultural technology from China to Africa and other Low Income Countries (LICs).
Landell Mills is pleased to announce the award of a new DFID framework agreeement for 'Wealth Creation'.
Landell Mills has been awarded a new EU funded contract to assist the fisheries administrations of Samoa and Tonga to sustainably manage the deepwater snapper fisheries within their maritime zones.
Evidence on Demand - www.evidenceondemand.info - is a new information hub for DFID advisers and other development professionals working in the fields of climate, the environment, infrastructure and livelihoods. Landell Mills is a key partner in the initiative.
The Somaliland Business Fund team held two events in Dubai and London in October 2012 in order to raise awareness of the fund's activities amongst diaspora of the Somaliland Business community.
Landell Mills is pleased to annouce the set up a new division titled the Markets, Enterprise and Trade Division (MET). MET will focus on developing it's portfolio in the field of Private Sector Development with a specific focus on Markets 4 Poor, Business 4 Development and other projects focused on pro-poor market led growth. MET will be headed by James Blewett, Fund Manager for the Afghanistan Business Innovation Fund and previous General Manager of Katalyst, Bangladesh.
Landell Mills would like to announce the launch of its Studies and Evaluations Division. The Division will provide services in the study, design, monitoring &/or evaluation of aid funded projects and programmes.
Landell Mills supported the launch of the inaugral 1st Greater Mekong SubRegion Forum on Harmonization of Standards in Bioenergy in Nanning, China on 05 July 2012.
Landell Mills is delighted to announce that it has been awarded one of the first major donor funded consultancy contracts in Somaliland.
Livelihoods, food security, and the rural economy
In the past ten years, international donors have paid much attention to detailed examination of the causes of poverty, especially in rural areas, and of the complex of measures needed to generate sustainable livelihoods. Since 1975 Landell Mills has worked in rural development, initially through agricultural development work, although we have now widened our services to address the holistic nature of food security and sustainable livelihoods work.
- Food security vulnerability assessment and information systems
- Livelihood development
- Rural business development
- Value chain analysis
- Producer groups, associations & outgrower schemes
- Animal production (dairy, cattle, sheep, pigs & poultry)
- Horticultural production & tree cropping (fruits & vegetables)
- Pest & plant disease forecasting
- Rural infrastructure development
- Agricultural processing
- Niche marketing, e.g. organic production, certification & legislation
- Agri-business export market identification & promotion
- Market information systems
- Food safety / Quality control
- Agricultural privatisation
- Agrarian and land reform
- Land dispute/conflict resolution
- Community and social forestry
- Staple & cash crop production
- Agricultural policy development