Commissioned Studies & Reports
Laurence Gould has particular experience in downstream consultancy provision to agriculture related processing and marketing organisations and had success in obtaining significant grant funding over recent years through the England Rural Development Programme and the EU Fruit and Vegetable regime.
Additionally, Laurence Gould has undertaken a range of strategic studies for both governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Examples of recent assignments include:
> Feasibility studies (British Potato Council)
> Bespoke market research (British Onion Producers Association)
> Business reviews
> Benchmarking income and costs & comparative analysis
> Recruitment of key staff
> Study into costs of compliance for farmers within Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (DETR)
> Study into Lowground Beef Production in Scotland (SOAEFD)
> Study into Pig Production in Scotland (SERAD)
> Study into Finance for Farming in Scotland (SEERAD)