Cordaid Expression of Interest – Private Sector Development for Agribusiness Project Jobs in South Sudan

Cordaid Expression of Interest – Private Sector Development for Agribusiness Project Jobs in South Sudan

  • The Food Security Through Agribusiness in South Sudan Project (SSADP II) is a five-year project that runs from Mid-August 2018 to July 2023 funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) in South Sudan.

  • The overall goal of the project is to improve food security, income and employment of 10,000 farmer households in selected counties namely Yambio, Torit and Bor.

  • Through Making Market’s Work for the Poor (M4P) approach, the project largely supports the strengthening of market functions and market players to make the local markets more inclusive and more enabling for agribusiness.

  • The project has planned to identify and contract four (4) viable Private Sector in agribusiness, mainly on Maize, Sorghum, Groundnut, Cassava, Poultry and Vegetables sectors that could be linked with the SSADP-II project targets in Bor, Torit and Yambio Counties.

    The purpose of the Private Sector Development Support in the project are:

  • to stimulate the Private Sector Engagement in backward and forward market linkage on selected Value Chains (Maize, Sorghum, Groundnut, Cassava, Honey, Poultry and Vegetables sectors)

  • to promote a stronger and more integrated business to business linkage between producers and private sectors in Bor, Torit and Yambio Counties

  • to upscale and expand their businesses in a view of creating sustainable (long-term) markets to the SSADP-II beneficiaries in Bor, Torit and Yambio Counties

  • The project would like to invite Private Sector Business Firms, Farmer’s Agriculture Cooperatives and Agribusiness registered in South Sudan working in agriculture
    to engage them as partner in a competitive basis through a grants mechanism, supplemented by partner contributions.

  • We are looking for an agribusiness enterprise that can demonstrate significant engagement in the afore-mentioned value chains with meaningful investment and expansion plans in Bor, Torit and Yambio.

    The major and potential business ideas we are looking for engagement and support are the following but not limited to this:

  • Category 1: Value Addition and Processing of the afore-mentioned value chains

  • Category 2: Aggregators (Buying, bulking, distributing, exporting)

  • Category 3: Agro-Input dealers (Improved seed supply, Agricultural equipment suppliers, Hermetic storage technology supply (PICS, GrainPro, AtoZ…),

  • Category 4: Scale up/replication of small/medium technologies and innovations to improve smallholder productivity and income.

    How to Apply

  • If you are interested to partner with the project, kindly submit Your Business Idea and Plan to by no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, October 16, 2020.

  • Eligibility and Requirement In the Business Idea and Plan Proposal include the following information in three pages, any submission beyond this limit will not be considered.

    Full Information and documentation about the company (firm) to include the following:

  • The year established and ownership details [including the Article & Memorandum of Association/Constitution

  • Profile of Directors/key management with the credentials and certified copies of identification certificates,

  • provide reference details of the company or the firm with whom you partnered or collaborated with in the past 3 years

  • provide details of the authenticated physical address.

  • Valid Registration and license to operate the company in South Sudan

  • Valid Registration with the Tax Regulatory

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