Call for Proposal (CfP) – VCD/OilSeeds/2020/01 - OPEN

The deadline for the submission of the Concept Notes is 28 February 2020 while the submission deadline for Full Proposals and accompanying documents is 31st March 2020. Only applicants whose concepts are successful will be invited to submit full applications. NB. For any questions, please send e-mail to not later than 21st February 2020 clearly indicating the reference of this CfP (VCD/Oilseeds/2020/01) An information sharing session on this call for proposals will be held on Monday 17th February 2020 at Lillian Towers Hotel, Lira from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Interested parties are invited to attend. To register to attend please send email to: by Friday 14th February, 2020.


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Value Chain Development

The aBi Development Limited strategy supports market-driven enterprises using a value chain approach for specific commodity groups (sub sectors) were six value chains are being supported. These include: maize; pulses, coffee, oilseeds, Horticulture and Dairy.

Financial Service Development

Financial Services Development (FSD) targets to supports activities which aim at increasing access to financial services to Value Chain actors. The FSD’s immediate objective is to increase availability and usage of financial services through wider and deeper delivery mechanisms.

Business Development Services

aBi offers non-financial business development services (BDS) support to its implementing partners (IPs) to help them operate and grow their businesses. The BDS offered is aimed at enabling IPs to improve the quality / viability of business ideas, develop and utilize strategic / business plans, differentiate their products, identify / participate in competitive markets, establish / strengthen linkages with business partners, and improve access to capital.

Agribusiness in Uganda

The agricultural sector in Uganda is dominated by small holder farmers and many small (up to 50 workers) traders and processors. Value chains are generally weakly developed and the quality of farm produce and factory products are of moderate to poor quality…

2018 Performance

FSD: UGX 147bn value of new agricultural loans disbursed

VCD: UGX 101bn additional income earned by aBi IPs

VCD: 5,888 jobs created by aBi interventions

aBi Finance: UGX 151bn value of new loans disbursed under lines of credit

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