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Strategic mapping of SMEs Innovative Finance in Africa and development of a sustainable financing framework for SMEs
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Deadline :09-Dec-21
Posted on :23-Nov-21
Reference Number :86045
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
General Terms and Conditions
Request for Proposal
Terms of Reference
Overview :

The UNDP AFSH is looking for an institutional consultant to:


1) Carry out a mapping of successfully implemented innovative models, mechanisms, instruments, and practices in Africa and beyond to promote SME financing;


2) Work closely with the AFSH technical team to identify 2 targeted actionable areas of most relevance and importance to SMEs development in SSA, and carry out a strategic/SWOT analysis integrating potential target countries, timeline, potential impact as well as required resource and capacity needs for concrete intervention by the AFSH;


3) Outline a roadmap and program of actions for two countries specifying key entry points and recommendations for implementation of this financing framework or initiative. Particular attention should be given to strong entry points and selection within existing incubation and acceleration programs, investment readiness needs and good practices as well as the inclusive digital finance, trade and green finance opportunities with the greatest growth potential for SMEs;


4) Produce a final report capturing the above, and a PowerPoint slides summarizing key findings.