The SEC has made a virtue out of necessity and conducted the annual event digitally. A summary of the survey results shows how this was perceived by the participants. In total, 48 questionnaires were returned. Out of this, we have collected some strong, (critically) constructive and interesting statements and listed them below. As a result, […]
The “Asociación Agraria Bananera Fincas de El Oro” is an agricultural association of banana producers in Ecuador. They export most of their bananas to the USA and the European market, while the rest is processed into other products. In 2017, the producers were visited for the first time by a SEC expert in brewing. Since […]
The SEC provides an exchange platform where SEC experts can share their experiences. This platform is already taking shape, but could definitively be expanded. At the moment, material that could be useful for a digital remote assignment could also be interesting. Exchange your knowledge also with us! Everyone is free to share information that could […]
Despite our extensive database with around 700 active SEC experts, there are still times when we cannot find a suitable person for a specific request. Or the experts registered with us are not currently available. Please support the SEC by sharing our “Expert search” with your professional network, friends and acquaintances. Perhaps this will lead […]
We have compiled a list for you, subdivided by country, with information on the SEC assignments carried out there for the period from January through June 2020. You can also find some of the assignments listed as a brief assignment summary on our website: Assignment Summaries.
Due to the current crisis caused by the Corona pandemic, SEC’s main project activity of sending senior experts abroad to support our clients in the partner countries has come to a standstill. However, the project’s main goal of supporting SME and institutions with expert consultancy can continue to be achieved through alternative ways. SEC is […]
The Servicios Expertos de Consultoría, SEC Guatemala, is a project of Swisscontact. The project’s purpose is to support the competitivity of SMEs in Guatemala through short-term consultancy assignments performed by voluntary experts, who have international (Swiss), regional (Salvadorian) and local (Guatemalan) backgrounds. The project focuses on providing tailor-made consultancies, supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) […]
This week we received a very special message from one of our long-term SEC clients in Nepal, Mr. Darje Lama. As the owner of the Moondance Restaurant in Pokhara, an attractive tourist destination, he reacts proactively to the current crisis and uses the chance to show solidarity with the tourists. We are impressed to see […]
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary, we asked our SEC coordinators to share some of their experiences. In the third and therefore last part of the trilogy, the feedbacks of our Nepalesi coordinator Neeraj Singhal and our Mongolian coordinator Narantuya Baatar is summarised. What makes the SEC unique? Neeraj Singhal, Coordinator Nepal: “A direct […]
Each year, around 140 SMEs and institutions benefit from expert consultancy assignments. Read more about the SEC program of the Swisscontact Foundation in the SEC brochure.