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A Test of Salt

In the photograph above a chemist and production manager work together to ensure adequate levels of iodine in the salt produced in their salt mill.

Documenting Salt Iodization in Bangladesh

Quay Asia is documenting the history of salt iodization in Bangladesh for Nutrition International.

The Government’s Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders project aims to achieve Universal Salt Iodization in Bangladesh by 2023.

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Communications Training

Better Communications for Olympic Executives

Olympic Industries takes education and employee development to heart. Olympic believes that employee training is beneficial for both the company and the employees themselves.

Quay Asia starts a training program for Olympic executives this month. The learning course develops communications skills.

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Salt for Life

Iodising Salt: A Success Story

Quay Asia will begin documenting the successful initiative to introduce iodine through salt into people’s diet.

A diet with insufficient iodine can lead to a number of health disorders.

The story of salt iodisation involves a number of main characters: Processing plants, manufacturers, suppliers, communications experts, educators, nutritionists and Government departments.

Quay Asia’s team to record this outstanding achievement includes scientific writers, nutrition experts and a photographic journalist.

A leading development organisation in the field of micronutrients has commissioned the documentation of salt iodisation.


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Fortified Workers

Options for Fortified Foods at Work

A Canadian non-government organisation has enlisted Quay Asia to study options for a potential fortified food program.

The study will consider how garments and textile industry owners can provide  fortified rice and other foods to their workers.

Women workers of reproductive age will primarily benefit from this initiative.

Quay Asia is providing an highly experienced program design expert, an industries advisor and a nutritional scientist.

The team will present program options early in 2018 following a three-month study of food supply chains and major employers in the garments and textiles sectors.

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Migration Report

Managing Data on Expatriate Workers

The Bangladesh Ministry of Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment will publish an Annual Migration Report.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is assisting the Ministry to design and publish this yearly account of labour migration statistics and issues.

Quay Asia is working for the IOM and providing a team of experts including a senior migration expert, a capacity building specialist, a gender and social inclusion expert, and a labour economist.

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Women’s Path Forward

Agamir Pothey: Promoting Our Women

Olympic Industries launches “Agamir Pothey”

“Agamir Pothey” or The Path Forward is a development programme for entry level women employees.

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Help for the Aged

Social Protection for the Poor

Manusher Jonno Foundation tells Bangladeshi citizens about their rights to the social protection schemes provided by the Government of Bangladesh.

Quay Asia assigned two highly experienced consultants to evaluate this important project.

The Civil Society project is part of a wider Programme of technical assistance to the Government of Bangladesh.

UK Aid and Australian Aid support the Government of Bangladesh to improve the way it gives allowances for the poor.

But many poor people are not aware of their entitlements. And so Mansuher Jonno works with local organisations to help poor get the help they deserve.

Photo of Shameen used with her kind permission

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Concern for Business

Quay Asia developed a concept note for Concern Worldwide.

The note, “Concern and the Business Sector,” proposed specific strategies for leveraging Concern’s expertise to attract private sector investment to combat poverty.

Quay Asia provided a team of four experts in programme design, social development, commercial strategy, and communications.

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Markets for Women

Quay Asia is currently completing a context analysis for a €2 million markets for women programme.

The programme is funded by the Dutch government and implemented in Bangladesh by ActionAid Bangladesh.

Quay Asia provided a team of three experts in gender and markets, private sector development, and sexual and reproductive health rights.

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Private Funding for WASH

Quay Asia completed the design of a private sector fundraising strategy for Bangladesh WASH Alliance.

Quay Asia met with managers in a range of banks and multi-national corporations in Bangladesh. This led to an analysis of current practices in corporate social responsibility and sustainable business development.

Our insight informed a strategy around private sector fund-raising for the Alliance.