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Call for Proposals (CFP) for Private Sector Co- Investment Grant Facility to support Economic Activities under Rural Electrification in Sierra Leone (RESL). Grant support-call for proposal

Reference: 2020/CFP/B5317/20439/GRT/001
Beneficiary country(ies): Sierra Leone
Published on: 12-Feb-2020
Deadline on: 10-Mar-2020 12:00 (GMT 0.00) Western Europe Time, London, Lisbon, Casablanca

Description

Through a Co-Investment Grant Facility, UNOPS issue the call for proposal to collaborate with suitable businesses/organisations with a potential to catalyse economic activities in the mini-grid catchment areas. The targeted locations for proposed interventions are listed in Annexe E. 

The targeted Businesses/Organisations include:

  1. Community group businesses, e.g farmer associations and savings and lending associations, youth groups and women groups; 

  2. Clusters of businesses;

  3. Business Development Service (BDS) providers;

  4. Individual SMEs and large companies;

  5. Existing rural based businesses wishing to diversify into business ventures that use electricity

  6. Development practitioners: Development agencies operating in mini grid catchment areas, including projects and programs that facilitate the development of value-chains and develop the capacity of value-chain actors and service providers


Documents
Contacts
Sustainability
UNSPSC
Sithembile Maunze - sithembilem@unops.org
Email: sithembilem@unops.org
First name: Sithembile
Surname: Maunze
This tender integrates considerations for one or a few sustainability indicators but does not meet the requirements to be considered as sustainable
Gender issues Social

The tender contains sustainability considerations addressing gender equality and women's empowerment.

Examples:

Gender mainstreaming, targeted employment of women, promotion of women-owned businesses

Local communities and SMEs Economic

The tender contains sustainability considerations regarding local SMEs, local communities or disadvantaged groups.

Examples:

Reserved labour opportunities for local communities, use of local materials, reserved procurements for local companies

J  -  Services
93000000  -  Politics and Civic Affairs Services
93140000  -  Community and social services
93141900  -  Rural development
93141902  -  Rural investment services