Economic Growth/Business Enabling Environment/Private Sector Development

Activities for private sector development include trainings, marketing assistance, technical and financial feasibility studies, and developing district economic strategies and business development services for small and medium size enterprises. Further, Semiotics evaluates and assesses impacts of business decisions and explores alternate strategies to deliver services more efficiently. Semiotics has also developed technical training programme for workers of small scale industries, identified new trades for income generation, and developed grassroots business development service providers for enterprise and livelihood development. Some of our accomplishments are:

Selected Projects of Economic Growth/Business Enabling Environment/Private Sector Development

Project Name Client
Development of Economic Vision document for Industry and Tourism Sector, USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Development of web portal of KP Tourism USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Enabling Environment Assessment World Bank
Feasibility Study on proposed $100 million Private Equity Fund and Private Sector Mapping for Pakistan, for Identifying and Developing Inclusive Business (IB). SNV Netherland Development Corporation
FIRMS’ Sector Assessment with Integrated District Profiles USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Foreign Direct Investment and HRD: Case Studies for South Asia SAARC
Mango Sector Baseline Survey (FIRM) USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Mango Stakeholders Consultation Workshop (FIRM) USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Market Demand Analysis of Trout Fish (FIRM) USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Pre-Feasibility Study on Shuttleless Looms Manufacturing United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP) Chemonics Inc./ USAID
Research study on Seven Selected Export Oriented Manufacturing Sectors National Productivity Organization (NPO)
Role of Private Sector in Science and Technology System United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Science & Technology System and its Utilization United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Sector Skills Study Meat and Dairy Processing PSDF
Sector Skills Study: Cutlery and Surgical Instruments Manufacturing Sectors PSDF
Technical Assistance to Department of Tourism KP in formulating of a draft tourism policy, revision of tourism related laws and preparation of implementation plan USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Technical assistance to GB Tourism Department USAID Pakistan Firms Project
Technological Growth of Industry in Pakistan United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Women Employment Concerns and Working Conditions in Earthquake Affected Areas of NWFP and AJK, ENERCON/ Ministry of Environment/UNDP
Women Employment Concerns and Working Conditions in Earthquake Affected Areas of NWFP and AJK, International Labour Organization (ILO) / CIDA
Workforce/Job Market Assessment for Workforce Development Program in KP & FATA FATA Institutional Strengthening Project