INVITATION TO EXPRESS INTEREST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIPS IN SOY BEANS AND AQUACULTURE

Expressions of Interest are invited from commercial enterprises that are interested in developing or expanding their business activities in the soy beans and aquaculture sectors in selected provinces of Zambia. The objective of this        initiative is to facilitate commercial partnerships between     existing           enterprises and youth owned or managed rural enterprises in rural Zambia.

Applications will be considered from:

  • Commercial firms seeking to expand their operations in Zambia
  • Business Advisory teams (including deal structuring, community facilitation and capacity building skills)

The Advertiser will screen all EOIs and create a shortlist of potential partners. It will enter into negotiations with successful applicants with a view to jointly      developing the proposed business models for

implementation by applicant/s and/or testing the proposed business model/s. The proprietary rights shall be vested in the applicant and the Advertiser seeks to ensure that the proposed business models empower rural youth either enterprises or employees.

Full details of the invitation and application procedures can be found at

http://www.ilo.org/addisababa/about-us/offices/lusakaAA/CMS344218/lang—en/index.htm Applications should be submitted to lusaka@ilo.org by 12h00 on 6 March 2015.