ICA is a project-driven network of top partners and experts in the development cooperation field.
ICA stimulates cooperation between independent like-minded
organisations and top experts dedicated to providing high quality
development consultancy services in emerging countries.
ICA provides a knowledge sharing ICAnet Platform through which
members exchange new business opportunities and share useful
information and consulting practices.
ICA facilitates exchanges of experiences, good practices and
success stories, so as to ultimately contribute to positive and
sustainable project outputs.
ICA believes that proximity to local beneficiaries through a
structured local presence, combined with an appropriate use of
international good practices prevent reinventing the wheel on every
project and are essential elements to a successful project
ICA has three principal member categories
- Local Member Organisations -
i.e. country specialists, consulting organisations based
in beneficiary countries; these partners have proven
multi-sector experience in international donor-funded projects,
with at least 50% of references in their country.
- Technical Member Organisations -
i.e. sector specialists, organisations based in industrialised and
BRICS countries; at least 50% of their relevant references needs to
be in a specific technical sector.
- Top Experts - these are the best
international and local experts invited to the network by the
existing ICA Local and Technical Member organisations.
The complementary nature of ICA members, in terms of technical
sectors, clients, types of projects and geographic coverage,
enables them to increase their chances of success on tenders and
calls for proposals.
ICA Board steers the alliance and takes the lead on the
future development of the constantly evolving and continuously
growing network. ICA Board Members, representing Technical and
Local Members as well as International and Local Top Experts decide
about the priorities of new developments and improvements and
discuss about existing challenges, looking for smart
With an office in Brussels, Belgium, ICA has a dynamic
international team working from different locations worldwide. ICA
Team is fully dedicated to support its members and stimulate
cooperation between them, organise networking events for the
members as well as maintain and develop its online interactive