Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) Project

Region: 
Afghanistan/Pakistan
Country / Countries: 
Afghanistan
Project Status: 
Completed

As a subcontractor to DAI for the Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) project, IDG assisted with Gemstone Sector Development. IDG provided key technical deliverables for the ASMED strategy on developing the gemstone sector including training courses, establishing market linkages at the American Gem Trade Association trade show and contributions to the international marketing plan. The primary objectives of IDG's work on the ASMED project were establishing a trading market and building market linkages and strengthening the industry's infrastructure.