UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
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Milan Kovacevic
First Name Milan
Last Name Kovacevic
Institution/Company CEED Consulting
Position Consultant
Country of Residence   Montenegro
City of Residence Berane/Podgorica
Phone
Website
E-mail milan.kovacevic@ceed-consulting.com
Cluster Quote Cluster development is a long process, but it provides long-lasting results.

I graduated as BSc in Economics from the Faculty of Management in Nis, Serbia.Since then I gained experience in the area of market research, including training and coordination of surveys, in-depth interviews, questionnaire development and analysis. As a member of CEED Consulting team, I participated in various projects in Montenegro, encompassing apart from market research - business plan development, marketing and the identification of local business opportunities.

After having participated in several UNIDO training courses on cluster development, I carried out field research to support national cluster mapping activities and later started to work as a Cluster Development Agent supporting three clusters in organic crop production and freshwater fish farming in Montenegro.


In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?
English,

In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Montenegro
Experience in the following areas ...
  StrongModerateLittle/None
Cluster twinning x
CSR in a cluster context x
Innovation in a cluster context x
Cluster based finance schemes x
Export Consortia development x
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects x
Gender issues a cluster context x
Poverty alleviation through CD x
Development of BDS in a cluster context x
Energy efficiency in clusters x
Cluster policy advisory x

Strong:
worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
Moderate:
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
yes
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
yes
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
yes
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
# 3
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Manufacturing of food products