UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
Ibrahim Vedat Kunt
VEGO CONSULTING LTD. CO.
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Founding and Managing Partner of VEGO Consulting Izmir,
Turkey since 2007 , specialised in;
• Consulting Enterprises in Strategic Management, Export ,
Marketing, Branding, Supply Chain Management, Innovation.
• Consulting and Training in Donor Funded Projects, on
Cluster Development, Entrepreneurship, Export Development,
Between 2003-2006, worked as the Director of EU-Turkey
Business Center in Izmir-Turkey, designed and developed
several cluster and export consortia projects.
Worked for UNIDO Cluster Development projects between 2010-
2016 in Turkey and Montenegro and Plastic & Chemicals Sector
Development project in Kuwait.
Worked as Key Expert for EU funded Cluster Development
Project in Turkey, established Cluster Info Spots in 5 provinces
and designed and developed 12 clusters. Supported the Turkish
Ministry of Economy for Cluster Policies.
Part Time Lecturer at İzmir University of Economics, İzmir-Turkey
at Graduate and Post Graduate Classes for "Strategic
Management and Business Policies"
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)?
In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Montenegro, Turkey, Kuwait
Experience in the following areas ...
CSR in a cluster context
Innovation in a cluster context
Cluster based finance schemes
Export Consortia development
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects
Gender issues a cluster context
Poverty alleviation through CD
Development of BDS in a cluster context
Energy efficiency in clusters
Cluster policy advisory
worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
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)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Manufacturing of food products
Manufacturing of beverages
Manufacturing of textiles
Manufacturing of wood products and/or furniture
Manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products
Manufacturing of rubber and plastics products
Manufacturing of basic metals and metal products
Manufacturing of machinery and equipment
Manufacturing of other