Updated Apr 07, 2021
Offered by European Union
The aim is to improve integration of smallholder farmers and agribusiness actors intonational, regional, and global value chains, with additional weighting on gender andyouth focused opportunities and nutritionally sensitive (regional/national) valuechains. The ENTERPRISE Zambia Challenge Fund will channel investments inagriculture (including agroforestry and aquaculture) by providing financial supportin the form of grants to agribusinesses with the potential to benefit smallholderfarmers through increasing access to services (including agro-inputs, financialservices, extension advice, aggregation and transport, climate smart technologies,etc.).
|Focus Areas||Forestry (Environment)|
Transport & Supply Chains
Economic Growth and Trade
The ENTERPRISE Zambia Challenge Fund will support projects put forward byagribusinesses with business models that are integrating smallholder farmers intovalue chains.
Tobacco and maize value chains are excluded from consideration. Tobacco isexcluded due to its health implications, and projects with a sole focus on the maizevalue chain are excluded in order to promote diversification.
The key reporting requirements for applicant will include:
• Quarterly narrative and financial progress reports related to the project.
• Annual financial reporting for the overall agri-enterprise includingimplementation progress indicators as agreed at the contract stage.
To apply to this call, agri-enterprises must register to
request access to the EZCF on-line application portal via the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfHmtIgDS-7TL7sNkvy6AsaPlfAduOyzQfJQpwUCxmav3-g6Q/viewform