Investment

ATR’s work with investment has spanned a range of industries and featured a variety of products and methodologies, including feasibility studies, baseline assessments and impact evaluations.

Past projects include:

  • Research on the environmental, social and governance impacts of the saffron value chain in Herat for InFrontier Ltd.
  • The evaluation of demand for financial products aimed at supporting Afghan SMEs involved in international trade for the Afghan Credit Guarantee Foundation.
  • Both an initial feasibility study and baseline assessment for an Oxfam project looking to support the cashmere supply chain in Herat and Balkh provinces.
  • A feasibility study for an Agence Française de Développement project supporting the Afghan carpet and jewelry sectors on the domestic market and abroad.