Malawi & Zambia – Technical Assistance Programme supporting EIB intermediated lending operations for small and medium agri-food sector investments integrating smallholders

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Belgian Bankers Academy has been shortlisted for the EIB-funded Technical Assistance Programme supporting EIB intermediated lending operations for small and medium agri-food sector investments integrating smallholders.

Description: The TA Programme will achieve its overall objective by providing consultancy services to the EIB’s agri-food value chain credit facilities in the target countries by delivering a set of activities divided into five components, as follows: 

  • Component 1. Undertake a gender analysis of small holder farmers’ integration in agricultural value chains and adoption of climate responsive agriculture practices 
  • Component 2: Ensure credit facility compliance with EIB processes and requirements 
  • Component 3 – Design and deliver tailor made capacity building and training/coaching to FIs 
  • Component 4: Design and deliver tailor made capacity building and training/coaching to FBs 
  • Component 5 – Monitoring and Reporting on Results and Additionality 

Duration: 48 months

Expected starting date: April/May 2020
Location:

  • Blantyre and Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Lusaka, Zambia

Needed expertise:

Key Experts

Key Expert Min. number or working days Malawi Min. number or working days Zambia 
KE1 Team leader/Agri-finance expert (one) 390 110 
KE2 DTL/Agri-food value chain expert (one) 390 110 
KE 3 Environmental expert (one) 230 70 
KE 4 Social and Gender expert (one) 100 50 

Non-Key Experts

Other Expert Category Min. number of working days Malawi Min. number of working days Zambia 
Long-term agri-finance experts (one per country) 900250
Long-term E&S experts (one per country) 400100
Short-term experts (int. experience) 650200
Short term experts (nat. experience) 1,400400

Detailed profiles of the Key Experts and Terms of Reference are available upon contact.

If you are interested in any of the positions, please send us an email attaching your updated CV with subject “5148 – Experts” to belgianbankersacademy@gmail.com

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