Client Partners

We view our clients as partners.   Our focus is to help regional and international development agencies, donors, non-governmental organisations and private sector actors achieve their development goals. 

Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA)

Established in 2012 and supported by UK aid, FSD Africa is a specialist development agency working to build and strengthen financial markets across sub-Saharan Africa. FSD Africa is incorporated as a non-profit company limited by guarantee in Kenya. It is funded by UK aid from the UK government.

 

LDA provided management support to develop a strategic framework for FSD Africa's fragile and conflict-affected states programs.  This support extended to project and portfolio management from a financial, strategy and personal management perspective.

European Union (EU)

PROCOM aims to support the Malagasy Private Sector and has been funded by the European Union for five years. The objective of the program is to improve the competitiveness and openness of the regional and international trade of the Malagasy private sector to contribute to economic recovery, job creation and poverty reduction. PROCOM was implemented by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Madagascar (FCCIM), a network of 24 Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI) in Madagascar.

 

LDA mobilized its private sector technical expert to the final evaluation of the program, which focuses on the analysis of achievements and quality of results. The mandate also emphasizes the importance of a result-based approach and the project's contribution to implementing sustainable development goals (SDGs). Therefore, it is to lead to method optimization of design and implement an effective program of the European Union.

World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and best-known development bank in the world.  We have provided consulting services to their private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation, an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in less developed countries.

 

LDA has provided advisory services support, with a focus on research, sector strategy development as well as regional strategy support.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Established in 2015 and supported by the GIZ, ProDéCID's (Projet de Développement Communal Inclusif et de Décentralisation) primary objective is to strengthen the capacities of partner municipalities to play their role as local development actors in partnership with civil society and state institutions. 

 

LDA's specialist served as project implementation coordinator and decentralization specialist during phase II of this project. His support included decentralization sector reform, monitoring and evaluation, strategic framework, capacity building and knowledge management.

Emergent Payments 

Emergent Payments provides a robust transactional reporting and reconciliation system suitable for all categories of businesses. We deliver accountability and analytics from source (transaction) through destination (cash out), promoting transparency and risk minimization for stakeholders. Emergent caters for services such as education, remittances, crowdfunding, pensions, insurance, etc. Emergent Payments is a payment facilitator for large-scale digital merchants expanding into emerging markets.

 

LDA helped Emergent establish  “Emergent Development Initiatives (EDI)” to increase the social impact of their digital financial services solutions.

Peoples Pension Trust

People’s Pension Trust is a licensed Corporate Trustee under the Company Code of Ghana 1963 (Act 179). We offer innovative, flexible and digitally-driven pension products to ensure retirement income security for the Ghanaian worker. They maintain a specific focus on the informal sector; which despite making up over 85% of the labour force in Ghana, had no access to retirement services until the 2008 pension reform.

 

LDA helped develop the framework for investment fundraising as well as develop a donor funded program to increase their reach to women.