Qualified Financial Institutions/Intermediaries (FIs) interested in mobilizing capital into the horticulture, dairy, livestock, and energy for agriculture value chains

Palladium International, LLC is the implementing contractor of the USAID funded Kenya Investment Mechanism. Throughout this Tender, reference is made to Kenya Investment Mechanism (KIM), which is the project activity located in Nairobi, Kenya. Any reference made to Kenya Investment Mechanism or KIM is for the benefit of identifying the Nairobi-based team implementing the activity.

If you are a Financial Institution operating in Kenya and have core capabilities in facilitating the mobilization of capital (debt or equity) for enterprises operating in the clean horticulture, dairy, livestock and/or energy for agriculture value chains, you are hereby invited to apply for consideration under the terms and conditions of this Tender as described herein. Kenya Investment Mechanism reserves the right to accept or reject any application at its sole discretion.

FIs will be eligible to receive success fee commissions for investments or credit mobilization for transactions that qualify under dairy, livestock, horticulture and energy for agriculture value chains (VC). A VC is the process or activities by which a company adds value to an article, including production, marketing, and distribution. Examples of VC actors eligible for support include input dealers, producers, processors, aggregators, storage providers, traders, retailers, exporters, agriculture logistics firms, and technology providers. Horticulture includes mango, passion fruit, banana, avocado, pineapple, sweet potato, and African leafy vegetables only. Any link in the VC can be a candidate for KIM’s facilitating financing, e.g., financing that supports sorghum/maize producers or processors (if used for livestock feed for livestock) would qualify.

This rolling Tender will close on November 30, 2021, at 11:59 pm Nairobi time (UTC +3). A virtual bidders’ information webinar will be held on June 9, 2021 and another on August 20, 2021. Interested FIs can register by sending an email to: us.kimprocurement@thepalladiumgroup.com with the subject line, “FIs ROLLING TENDER WEBINAR”. Questions may be submitted to the same email address.



Closing date:
30 November 2021