We help businesses improve their competitiveness through value chain analysis and development & also support organizations in programs/projects in design and development...
Business Development Services
Our consultants have extensive experience in BDS activities which include capacity building of private service providers, development of market linkages, working with local authorities and government...
This aims at assisting organizations develop new perspectives or strategies in their developmental activities, develop human capacities and improve leadership and governance...
We pursue evidence based policy development activities in consultation & liaison with stakeholders, including the provision of technical support in data & information generation through research...
Helping businesses to improve their competitiveness through value chain analysis and development.
Supporting organizations in programs/projects in design and development
Policy and Market Options has been involved in value chain analysis and Participatory Market Systems Development including market mapping working on various agricultural commodities including dairy, other livestock (sheep, goats, beef cattle and chicken) and vegetables.
We have worked with farmer organizations including cooperative societies to increase their efficiency and effectiveness in delivering services to farmers. This has included increasing access to services to ensure improved productivity, developing linkages to finance and the market.
Business Development Services
Policy and Market Options has over 8 years’ experience in BDS including building the capacity of private service providers to provide support to value chain actors, working with government regulatory bodies to review regulation and change of regulatory practice, developing market linkages and working with local authorities and government for improved infrastructure for easy access to markets, supporting bulking of produce for the market among other BDS activities.
Organizational development aims at assisting organizations to develop new perspectives or strategies in their developmental activities, develop human capacities and improve leadership and governance. We conduct capacity assessments for organizations and develop capacity development programs to address identified gaps. Areas of capacity development include:
Conducting organizational capacity assessments
Developing capacity building/strengthening plans for organizations
Strategic plans development
Corporate leadership and governance for organizations
Staff skills development
Policy and Markets Options pursues evidence based policy development activities in consultation and liaison with stakeholders. This includes providing technical support in generating data and information for policy development in planning through research- participatory, action, baselines, surveys, reviews and also supports academic research undertakings that could have a bearing on policy development as well as the dissemination of findings to policy makers and key stakeholders.
We also seek to support through provision of technical services policy review exercises and to spearhead interpretation, communication and dissemination of key tenets of prevailing policies to stakeholders and communities and provide forums for policy input by actors in the policy making processes.
We also support policy development exercises at national and county levels acting as a conduit of linking discourses of key stakeholders at different levels- national, county, community and realizing that policy making is a negotiated transaction process involving a multiplicity of actors and stakeholders.
The organization provided support in educating communities and local level actors on public and development policy and in linking policy to programs through capacity building for action to realize intended benefits.
The firm provides training, mentorship, orientation and coaching to implementers of development programs as well as communities to effectively realize objectives of developing communities and individuals through established frameworks of policy statements.
We are concerned with effective service delivery as the ultimate end of the policy process and in this regard supports effective service delivery, monitoring of the processes of implementation , reviewing impact and customer satisfaction and forward planning.