Ameria is one of the leading consulting companies in Armenia and the CIS region actively supporting reforms and improvements in public administration, public financial management, civil service, social protection and labor systems. Particularly, Ameria provides services in strategy development, design of sector-related analyses and action plans, business processes optimization, establishment of new structures, institutional development, design and introduction of performance evaluation systems, court monitoring systems etc.
Ameria is a consortium member of EU Framework contracts under LOT 7. It is one of 360 members of Global Growth Companies of World Economic Forum as the most dynamic, high-growth companies around the world. All these memberships and cooperation give us exceptional opportunity to act and operate on global scale, especially CIS and emerging markets.
Ameria has developed working relationships and partnerships with major state, private and international organizations and companies in Armenia including the Government of Armenia, the World Bank, EU, USAID, MCC, EBRD, UNDP, IFC, KFW, USDA as well as a number of large local and international companies.
150+ institutional projects implemented in Armenia and CIS countries
Our aim is to help the governments and non-profit organizations in the emerging and developing markets to analyze and decipher socio-economic realities and to develop efficient policies in place. We support our partner-client by rendering tailor-made advisory solutions with a specific focus on the challenges typical to emerging and developing economies via applying the highest standards of international best experience.Public sector advisory service brochure
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
As a local leader in the market of Public Consulting, Ameria has developed specific areas of expertise that cover a wide range of needs and requests in the public sector. We have sound experience and a pool of more than100 professional experts that cover all the below mentioned sectors in Armenia and abroad.
Macro economy, Public Finances and Regulatory Aspects
For decades our company has closely collaborated with donor organizations and has a solid experience of management and implementation of various programs in the field of macro-economic assessment, monetary analysis, risk management, taxation, public procurement, financial sector regulation and corporate governance issues. We have a team of experts with over 15 years in economics, statistics, tax and budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, etc.
Ameria has expertise in Public Finance Management in Armenia and beyond: Capacity Building for Public Finance Management (Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic), Development of Systemized Model for Fiscal Risks Assessment under Improving Fiscal Management and Tax Compliance Capacity in the Government of Armenia Project (RA Ministry of Finance), Conducting a Study on Local Government Procurement Process (Counterpart International, Inc. Armenian Representation), Strengthening the HRDO financial management capacity; Development of External Audit Manuals for Chamber of Control of Armenia (RA National Assembly), Improvement of Financial Management Systems of the State Social Insurance Fund etc.
Transport and Infrastructure
Infrastructure links people to services, markets to jobs and is the most important factor influencing the growth of any country’s economy. Effective and developed transportation sector is essential for sustainable development, and demand for public transport is growing as a result of congestion and environmental concern.
Ameria has substantial experience and expertise of the sector we help our clients in planning, development, financing, delivery and operation of infrastructure through strategic investments, business planning and targeted solutions. Ameria has appreciated track record in supporting Government in formulation of strategies and action plans in urban transport development area, elaboration of special monitoring tools, transfer of know-how, policy advice, institutional and human resource capacity building.
Governance and Judicial Reform
Our expertise covers revision and implementation of Business processes of the Government and impacting the growth of the public administration quality. Ameria covers a broad range of public sector development interventions in all levels of government, from planning, design and implementation, to evaluation. Involvement of consulting companies in judiciary reforms by ensuring fluency and .
Ameria is one of the leading consulting companies actively supporting implementation of reforms in judiciary. We are a consortium member of EU Framework Contract Beneficiaries 2013 project (FWC) under LOT 7 that covers the sectors of home affairs and governance. Institutional Capacity Building of Public Administration Bodies for Policy Development and Implementation (carrying out functional analysis) (Staff of the Government), Designing a development strategy for the civil service system of the Republic of Armenia, including training (RA Civil Service Council).
Employment and Social reform
Low unemployment rate, diversified and educated workforce, life-long education and training, demand-driven workforce supply are some of the indicators describing healthy and sustainable employment and labor system of a country. Relevant state administration bodies are directed at achievement of those outstanding national relevance goals.
Ameria actively contributes in realization of these goals through implementation of specific researches and analyses, elaboration of tailored and targeted recommendations, provision of strategic advisory services, peer review, etc.
Energy and Environment
We tailor our advice to our clients’ needs which are focused on financial modeling of environmental issues, energy generation systems, business planning and support in access to finance through strategic consulting, communications and litigation support.
Ameria accumulated knowledge and experience in provision of management advisory services to our clients in the field of energy and water and our expertise and advice may bring added value to our partner organizations through supporting strategic decisions of our clients.
Ameria has conducted+XXX surveys and feasibility studies regarding the current challenges of renewable energy, also reviewed the problems of access for lower and middle income households for connection to pipe water, water sewage, electricity, etc. Ameria has a significant input in assessment of the potential for medium and long term housing, energy efficiency investments and loans.
Agriculture and Rural development
In many developing countries, food security and rural development are ongoing challenges. Majority of socially vulnerable population of the world lives in rural regions remain the main target of pro-poor development interventions.
Ameria CJSC develops solutions for sustainable rural development, working with multidisciplinary team of experts that answer in-depth agronomical issues and manage the specific socio-economical context of developing countries. We are mainly specializing in Project Cycle Management, Feasibility studies, Project Development and Project Monitoring and Evaluation. Ameria made Assessment of Potential of Armenian Greenhouse Cluster within the Competitive Armenian Private Sector Project of USAID.
Conferences and Education
Education is crucial to the overall development of an individual and the society at large. It is one of the most important investments a country can make in its people and its future and is critical to reducing poverty and inequality.
Education encourages transparency, good governance, stability and helps fight against fraud and corruption. It helps people work better and creates opportunities for sustainable and viable economic growth now and into the future. Education is essential for the progress and prosperity of a nation and society. Therefore, as an advisory team where the utmost value and asset of the firm are individual consultants with their individual expertise.
Ameria has strategically focused on the education and its development in the emerging market. Ameria has a sound experience in professional education development and organizing trainings. We were responsible for Development of Distance Learning and Training Platform for Judicial PIU. Also Ameria played a vital role in establishment of UWC Dilijan – First International School opening its doors in Armenia. Additionally, Ameria closely cooperates with donor organizations in delivering trainings and workshops, organizing conferences, seminars, and other educational events.