CowaterSogema has recently submitted a report to the Ministry of Finance of the Democratic Republic of Congo aiming to improve the national and provincial tax system so that it can meet the requirements of the country’s economic development. This study, conducted with the administrations and economic players of …read more
September 2018: CowaterSogema International, together with the Government of the Bahamas, launches a new initiative to strengthen public financial management
Funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), CowaterSogema International and its partner, Ecorys UK, will shortly launch a project to support the Government of the Commonweatlh of the Bahamas (GoBH) in the modernization of its financial management systems. The project will reform the public financial management (PFM) and human resources …read more
Following the successful launch in Son La province in late July, the Aus4Equalily|GREAT Program officially kicked off in Lao Cai City, Vietnam, on 21st August 2018. Program partners will include a diverse range of actors, such as private organizations, non-government stakeholders and state institutions in the agriculture and tourism sectors. …read more
July 2018: CowaterSogema named one of four organizations to partner with Global Affairs Canada to increase economic opportunities for Palestinians, especially women and youth.
CowaterSogema was recently featured in an article on The Globe and Mail. CowaterSogema has been chosen as one of the four organizations to partner with Global Affairs Canada to increase economic opportunities for Palestinians, especially women and youth. Read the full article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/amp/politics/article-canada-pledges-50-million-for-vulnerable-palestinians/?__twitter_impression=true *(Photo credit: MAHMUD HAMS/GETTY IMAGES)read more
July 2018: CowaterSogema is selected by GIZ to design and deliver training to mining tax inspectors in Mali.
CowaterSogema is proud to announced it has been selected by GIZ to train mining tax inspectors in Mali. Mali is the third largest producer of gold in Africa, and extractive industries accounted for 61% of exports and 12% of tax revenue. Efficient and fair taxation of the sector is essential …read more download PDF
July 2018: Australian Government to help Northwestern Women improve their lives through tourism and agriculture
Son La, 24th July 2018 – The Australian Government officially kicked off its Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program in Northwestern Vietnam in a bid to empower, create jobs and improve incomes for local women. The AUD 33.7 million (approximately VND 600 billion) program, implemented from 2017 to …read more download PDF
Following technical assistance from CowaterSogema provided to Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company and Lusaka City Council on social inclusion and gender mainstreaming, a Social Inclusion and Gender Mainstreaming Policies were launched by both institutions in May and June 2018 respectively. The approval and launch of the policy constitute a major …read more download PDF
June 2018: Request for Proposals: Generating Revenue Opportunities for Women and Youth in the West Bank (GROW)
With more than 30 years of experience, CowaterSogema is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development. We have managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe for clients such as DFID, DFAT Australia, the World Bank and Global Affairs …read more download PDF
May 2018: CowaterSogema selected by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative as the Validator for the 2018 EITI Validations
CowaterSogema is proud to announce it has been selected by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative as the Validator for the 2018 EITI Validations. Adopted by 51 countries, EITI is the leading multi-stakeholder initiative for transparency and accountability in the extractives sector. Countries that participate in the Initiative commit to publishing …read more download PDF
In Mali over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, livestock or fisheries, which are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including drought and desertification, increasing risks of food crises and insecurity. Cost-effective solutions and policy options for reducing these risks exist, but require financing, technical expertise, and …read more