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Project Partners

FoodWorks enjoys working with professional affiliate companies, teaming partners and on a consortium basis.

Our Project Partners include (Note 1):

Central Asia Development Group (CADG)

We work with CADG supplying specialist services under an ID/IQ framework agreement.  CADG is a woman-owned business with a Head Office in Singapore,  regional offices in Washington DC, Nairobi and Dubai.  The company has extensive experience of implementing development projects in the most challenging environments, especially in the areas of water management, rural and community development and stabilisation. For 10 years CADG has operated in Afghanistan, most recently with the thrice-extended Community Development Project.  The company now has a focus on the Horn of Africa and East Africa where it is investing in logistic services (including aviation) and fresh produce value chains.

Contact: Marijohn Sampson, Chief Strategic Development Officer, on

Global Solutions Group

GSG opens frontier markets, to deliver sustainable solutions in the world’s most challenging environments. Operating in developing countries, GSG’s unique solutions contribute to national and individual security and prosperity.

Contact: William Jeeves, Managing Director, on

Experience International Limited

We have worked with EI since 2002 providing the intermittent services of a senior economist.  In 2008 we jointly undertook a feasibility study for a 4,000 ha. livestock farm in Pakistan for the Qatari Diar Real Estate Development Company. EI, registered in the USA and with a regional office in Bangkok, provides services in agriculture and rural sector growth and agro-enterprise development through producer organization, technology transfer, financial management, and value chain optimization. Supporting this sectoral capacity are strong information management capabilities: monitoring and evaluation, IT infrastructure, and GIS applications. For the private sector, EI performs feasibility studies and does the planning and implementation of commercial agricultural and agribusiness projects in the developing countries of the region.

Contact: Kathy Wei, CEOon

Lifecycle Development Assistance - Zambia (LDA-Zambia)

LDA-Zambia is a not-for-profit company incorporating Trees For Life.  It is aimed at diversifying smallholder agriculture in Zambia. We are working with LDA-Zambia on a partnership basis to provide specialist agricultural and agribusiness knowledge especially in the  area of soybean processing for animal feed. 

Contact: Carl Mallinson, Managing Director, on

Tractus Asia 

FoodWorks originated from a private sector project undertaken with Tractus Asia in 2003-04; the "PYIN" project for Procter & Gamble built a least-cost snack food processing line for installation in Fujian province, China. Tractus, with offices in Bangkok, Shanghai, Pondicherry (India), Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Minneapolis and Seattle is a management consulting company focused on assisting foreign investors achieve success in Asia. Tractus' multi-cultural team is comprised of individuals with expertise in engineering, the sciences, financial and operational analysis, applied economics, and business with wide ranging experience operating profitable manufacturing and service businesses in Asia over the last two decades. 

Contact: Franklin Fuentes, Senior Business Development Coordinator on 

We worked with UBI in 2006 (under an ANZDEC contract) on an Asian Development Bank technical assistance project in the grains industry. Based in Tasknet, uzbekista, UBI Consulting covers projects throughout Central Asia and numbers among its clients the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the World Bank (WB), TACIS (a program of the European Union in Eastern Europe and Central Asia), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID). UBI's recent activities include transport, agriculture and water and sanitation.

Contact: Jamshid Ganiev, CEO, on

NOTE 1: The designation "Project Partners" does not imply or assert any contractual or legal link or legal partnership, support or ownership or other responsibility between FoodWorks and the above-named companies.  These companies are each independent of FoodWorks and of each other. Neither FoodWorks nor any of the above-named companies is responsible for the work or activities or publications or reports of any other company named here nor persons employed by them. "Project Partners" simply asserts that we have reached informal and individual agreements to work together in combination when the occasion arises at which time that specific project will be covered by a formal contract. Equally by being named here, none of these companies assumes any responsibility for actions undertaken by FoodWorks or its staff, neither do these companies endorse FoodWorks or any company associated with it.