Octopus can help you build capacity in your organization. We provide training in monitoring and evaluation techniques, appraisal and risk management, and public-private partnerships.
At Octopus, we believe each local and regional economy faces unique obstacles to achieving inclusive, stable and sustainable economic growth. Governments and other stakeholders must make evidence-based policy decisions in order to attract capital investment, foster local entrepreneurship, and develop a skilled and productive workforce – all essential to a prosperous economy. Octopus Consulting and Insight empowers clients in the public sector, private and multinational organizations with the data and analysis necessary to design and implement strategies that transform communities by overcoming economic development challenges. We serve as partners to communities seeking to enhance their regional competitiveness, understand and improve labor market conditions, and diversify the industrial makeup of the local economy. Examples of our work in this area include the following: