Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)
Grant Funding for Agribusiness Projects (Horticulture and Livestock)
Agribusiness Support Fund (ASF), a not-for-profit company, is currently implementing a 5-year USAID's Agribusiness Project (UAP) with the overall goal to support improved conditions for broad-based economic growth, create employment opportunities and contribute to poverty alleviation through increase in competitiveness of horticulture and livestock value chains.
ASF/UAP invites eligible applicants to initially submit EOIs for innovative and commercially oriented agribusiness (horticulture & livestock chains) projects under its
Partnership Window Cost Sharing Grant Program. The objective of this Call is to evaluate the proposed EOIs as well as the qualifications of interested applicants and pre-qualify applicants who will be invited to submit full applications for consideration against a grant.
Who can apply?
Potential grantees can include individual farmers, agribusiness enterprises (input suppliers, processors, transporters, cool-chains, exporters, market operators, cold storages, warehouses etc.), farmers associations, cooperatives, farm service centers, private sector research institutions and extension services providers etc.
Deadline for submission of EOIs:
Details including application process, grant types and limits, eligibility criteria, EOI form and other terms & conditions can be downloaded from www.asf.org.pk/agribusiness-grants.php
This Call for EOIs will remain open till 1700 hours, 30th June, 2012. EOIs must reach ASF/UAP by the mentioned deadline. EOIs received after the closure of Call will NOT be entertained. Only short listed applicants will be invited to submit full grant applications. ASF/UAP reserves the right to reject any or all EOIs.