FWC SIEA 2018- LOT 6 Innovative Financing for Development

Access to finance study – Zambia

The objective of this technical assistance assignment is to contribute to improving access to agricultural financing in Zambia in support of inclusive value chain development.

The specific objective of this assignment is to inform the design of the joint European Union/European Investment Bank blending operation aiming at supporting the sustainable commercialization of Zambia’s smallholder farmers towards increased productivity, incomes, commercial viability and prospects for employment generation


Private Sector

Project Location



30 working days

Start Date




Education Level

At least Master's Degree in the field of agricultural economics, agronomy or related discipline


must have proficiency in written and spoken English

Proficiency in one or two local languages will be an asset

Required Qualifications

Category: Category II expert

Report drafting

Required Experience


At least 6 years of professional experience with private sector or agribusinesses engagement in rural areas in Africa. Similar experience in Zambia will be an asset.


At least 6 years of professional experience with agricultural value chain development, primary production and private and public sector agri-businesses development

Demonstrated 6 years of experience in the identification, formulation and/or implementation of private sector / value chain / agri-food investment Similar experience with a development agenda and a clear focus on social inclusiveness and poverty alleviation will be an asset

Experience in IFI/donor funded Technical Assistance projects in Eastern/Southern Africa including in Zambia will be an asset

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