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Feasibility studies

Determine your plan’s viability

For a good evaluation of a new Project or an addition to an existing Project, a (pre)-Feasibility Study is a very good instrument. A good Feasibility Study will evaluate the technical and financial viability of the project as well as evaluate the risks. HVA International has prepared many Technical & Financial Feasibility Studies.

In consultation with the Client the Terms of Reference for a study are prepared to secure that the right investigations are being made and the outcome gives the Client the desired information to evaluate the project under study. HVA International prepares full bankable feasibility studies detailing both the technical as well as the financial aspects. In particular for a new project the Feasibility Study will include a Marketing study as well. Clients comment that HVA’s study reports are very thorough and detailed.

During the preparation of a Feasibility Study HVA always cooperates with key suppliers to include the latest techniques and equipment. If desired and realistic HVA also works with companies that will supply reconditioned equipment as a means to reduce the investment costs. Basic lay-outs and basic engineering are part of the HVA study. With the financial and sensitivity analysis provided in the Feasibility Study report, the Client can make a very good assessment of the technical and financial viability and risks of the proposed project.

Zimbabwe – Dairy Processing Plant Study

 

In 2015-2016 with a subsidy of the RVO, a complete technical & financial Feasibility study was prepared for the establishment of a dairy processing plant producing yoghurt, ice cream, sterilized milk and sterilized dairy fruit mix with a daily capacity of 70,000 litres milk. The Project will also establish milk collection centres in the course of the first years.
A particular aspect of the study was the utilisation of solar power. Under the Zimbabwean conditions the generation of electrical power by means of diesel generators is very expensive and not economical. Therefore it was investigated to use solar power to generate the bulk of the electrical power required.

Oman – Milk Collection and Processing Study

 

In 2010 HVA International implemented a techno-economic feasibility study for a milk collection scheme and milk processing plant for cow and camel milk. The objective was to establish a large network of milk collections points (96) and milk chilling centres (7). The herders will be supported through extension and training. The dairy processing plant with a daily processing capacity of 70,000 litres was designed to produce and pack pasteurized cow and camel milk, pasteurized laban, pasteurized yoghurt, UHT milk and six different fruit juices.
In 2015 HVA International in association with Hail Agriculture of the United Arab Emirates, prepared an update study for the above project.

Dutch Lady Vietnam Food and Beverage Company

 

On the request of the client, HVA International conducted a feasibility study for the establishment of a dairy development program in the Provinces around Ho Chi Minh City in 1993. Based on the outcome of this study, the Dairy Development Program (DDP) was started in 1995. The aim of the DDP is to increase local milk production and improve the milk quality. The Increased local milk production generates additional income for the local farmers and furthermore helps to  reduce the import of milk powder which has to be paid for in foreign currency. The milk collected through the very successful milk collection scheme is processed in a dairy plant owned and operated by the client. HVA assigned the Dairy farming Specialist (long term) and short term experts in animal husbandry, artificial insemination and veterinary support services.