The contract will provide technical assistance services covering 25 countries in Eastern, Southern Africa in order to support interventions falling into three different categories : the macro-level which aims at creating a fertile environment for the private sector to grow, the mid-level which targets interventions at market level, in order to address market failures, enhancing value chains and competitiveness, and the micro-level which works directly with businesses and individuals.
Ideally the aim is to have a coherent approach that would include micro-, mid-, and macro-interventions supporting a configuration of the private sector needs in a way that enable it to contribute to economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction.
The purpose of the contract is to deliver high-level technical assistance to strengthen access to finance and implementation of dedicated financial instruments, and improve the investment climate for inclusive and sustainable growth, job creation and decent work.
A Regional Technical Assistance Facility (hereinafter the RTAF), will be established, pooling expertise from Academia, technical experts, practitioners and business managers from Europe and Africa.
For this upcoming regional project AFC cooperates with GOPA Consultants.
START / DURATION :
The intended start date is 16 November 2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 48 months from this date.