Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
1. What is the main objective of BizClim?
The overall objective of the ACP Business Climate Facility is to contribute to enhancing economic growth in ACP countries by means of fostering an enabling environment for private sector development in these countries and regions, with the ultimate objective of poverty reduction. Its purpose is to promote the reforms relating to the enabling environment of the private sector in ACP countries and/or regions (in terms of policy, legislation and financial measures).
2. Who can submit a project proposal under this Programme?
3. What type of projects and activities can be financed through this Programme?
The programme will finance projects or activities that will fulfill at least one of the following:
The activities foreseen under the technical assistance requested will mainly include:
5. How long does it take for a project to be approved?
Please refer to the chart on Project Cycle Approval process
6. What is the average duration of a project?
Under normal circumstances 4 months are need it from the time the request is received until the contract signature with the winning contractor. We are looking for projects whose duration is no longer than 10 months.
7. How to express your interest for a tender?
In order to express your interest, please check before that your company fulfills the eligibility and selection criteria indicated in the procurement notices. Then kindly send an email to Giulia@acpbusinessclimate.org indicating the project you are interested in tendering for and providing a brief description of the relevant experience corresponding to the assignment (you may use the same template as in the Tender submission Form). In case you would like to tender in consortium with one or several companies, please indicate who will be the leader of the consortium and all consortium members. If you wish to express your interest for more than one project, please list them by order of priority.