TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDER APPLICATION FORM

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDER APPLICATION FORM

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Application Form to be a Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) to Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) who are on the Circular Food Systems for Rwanda program.

With this form, you can apply to provide circular economy related technical assistance to SMEs. Please note that the information provided will be used confidentially by the project and its partners; it will be strictly used only for this project which aims to support SMEs to become (more) circular within food systems in Rwanda. It will take about 20 minutes to fill in this form. We look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions or concerns about the form, please feel free to contact circularfoodsystemsrwanda@wri.org. The application deadline is 22 October 2023.

Please note that during the application process, you will be required to give details and upload documents related to your company (or the organisation that you will work with), which include:
CVs of staff that will be giving technical assistance
Company registration documents

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Pre-Registration

Contact Person

Please provide the details of a contact person.

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Acknowledgements and Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

Can you confirm that, to the best of your knowledge, you comply with all the eligibility criteria for the SME Fund?

Share Learnings

Are you willing to share learnings from your work on this project with the World Resources Institute and its implementing partners, other TAPs and stakeholders during the process?

Data Collection

This platform may collect data of a sensitive personal nature. While we intend to safeguard it to the best of our ability, please confirm that you consent to the data collection.

Photo/Video Collection

At times during the SME Fund process, videos and photos may be taken of TAPs. Please confirm that you consent to the use of pictures and videos of your company's representatives.

True and Accurate Information

Can you confirm, to the best of your knowledge, the information you supplied is true and accurate?

Permission for Content

Please confirm that all content and intellectual property in the submission is your own or you have explicit permission to use it.

Your responses indicate that you are not eligible for the fund.
Please check your answers, or cancel this application.

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Core Business Information

Basic Information

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Business address *

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Company / Organisation Size *

Business Maturity *

Inclusion *

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Staffing Structure *

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Educational Qualifications of Staff *

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Please upload CVs of all staff who will provide technical assistance to SMEs *

Customer Base *

Previous Business Development Programs or Partnerships *

Registration Country *

Are you or your business registered to provide technical assistance in Rwanda or East Africa?

Registration Documentation *

If yes, please upload a copy of any documents that demonstrate your organisation is a valid registered entity in Rwanda/East Africa. ( Allowed format: PDF )

Company / Organisation Description *

Company Background Information *

Please provide any relevant technical documentation that can help us understand your business better (i.e. 5-Year Plan, financials, videos, etc.) ( Allowed format: PDF )

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Circularity Questions

Education and Knowledge of Circular Economy *

Please provide evidence of projects that your organisation has delivered to SMEs on the circular economy ( Allowed format: PDF )

Circular Journey *

Opportunity Statement *

Circular Business Category *

The Technical Assistance support is targeting the circular economy across food systems in Rwanda. Which of these three sectors for circularity in food does your primary business knowledge and experience lie in? Choose one or more options and explain how they apply. (3-5 sentences)

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Priority Support Areas *

Please indicate the priority of the type of support that you are aiming to provide to SMEs in the future. These areas need to be focused on the development of circular economy advisory services in your business; the SME Fund does not provide general business advice to SMEs. (1-Low priority, 5-High priority)

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Cross-Cutting Agri-Food Sector Needs

Technical Assistance Facility Opportunities *

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Next Steps

In order to become a TAP, we will request you to submit a short proposal based on the Terms Reference which demonstrates your capability and experience to provide technical assistance for circular economy in this project. The Terms of Reference will be shared with the TAPs. *

I certify that the information provided in this form is correct

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