GMark provides creativity, imaginative, purposeful, dependable services to its clients to ensure success. Our services are targeted on development and capacity building including Agriculture (Crop, Fish, and Livestock), Human resource development, Poverty reduction and Market system development. We work with both development organizations and private companies. We are committed to provide excellence at every stage of our service. Our offered services are:
Project Management and Implementation
Market Development Facilitation for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development and Promotion
Livelihood and Community Development Projects
Rural Marketing System Development and Activation
Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Project Reviews, Etc.
Research and Study
Sub-sector & Value Chain Study
Business Plan Preparation
Training, Workshop and Seminar
Establishing/reforming Stakeholders’ Forum
Capacity building of Business Management Organization
Capacity Building of Associations
Capacity Building of NGOs
Communication for Development
Communicating with different/ clients/partners for formulating strategies
Using communication processes to find common ground for collaboration and actively participation in and managing agricultural and rural development activities.
Providing advice and technical assistance to clients and partners in identifying communication needs in support of agricultural and rural development and in applying innovative, cost-effective communication strategies for specific audiences.
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December 20, 2011
GMark with the patronage of Katalyst recently augments a hand in Packaging Service Market Development to alleviate poverty in Bangladesh, particularly aiming the poor farmers of four different sectors, namely, vegetables, fish, fruits and flowers sectors. Started off with its scoping phase held in February 2009 and then an in-depth study in September 2009 followed by fifteen-months long pilot-phase activities, GMark successfully carries out that farmers of aforesaid sectors can significantly be benefitted by facilitating usage of Improved Bamboo Baskets (IBBs), Plastic Crate (PC), Leno Mesh Bags, Low Density Ploy Ethylene (PDPE) etc. and thereby reducing post-harvest wastage & transportation cost.
After the breakthrough upshots of Pilot Phase dated from February 2010 to May 2011 conducted in 11 districts, GMark now sets off a Scale-up Phase to spread out its improved packaging techniques over 29 districts across Bangladesh. Such improvement in packaging system ranges from post-harvest to pre-harvest period. Through an extensive and intense series of activities, GMark expects to have roughly 131,700 farmers accessed by the end of 2012. Most importantly, in the preceding days of the project, what GMark aims to ensure is sustainability of such activities through market mechanism which in turn can guarantee an overall market change in packaging service market of agro products and thus a continuous betterment of agro farmers.
Lining up the inception, GMark has already established a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bengal Polymer Ware Ltd. (BPWL) and oral contract with 50 distinct bamboo basket wholesalers whereas GMark will be playing the role of a facilitator along the entire project.