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, finance or equivalent


must have proficiency in written and spoken English

Required Qualifications

Category: Category II expert

Report drafting

Required Experience


At least 6 years of experience in the sector(s) related to the assignment;

Demonstrated minimum 6 years of working experience in the financial/banking sector


Demonstrated minimum 6 year working experience in financial sector (bank and/or micro-finance) engagement with smallholder and/or commercial agri-food businesses

Demonstrated 6 year of experience in the design, implementation and/or evaluation of innovative financing mechanisms/schemes including blending operations

Demonstrated minimum 2 years of working experience with the European Investment Bank in relation with private sector lending will be an asset

Proven working experience of a minimum of 5 years in Africa. Similar experience in Zambia will be an asset

Contact us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt

Start typing and press Enter to search