Eligibility Criteria

1.  SMEs active in the Food & Agriculture sector

– preference given to companies active in the grain/staples value chains

– preference given to companies involved in regional sourcing/trading

2. Company based in Kenya or Uganda (in a later phase we intend to include Tanzania)

3. Annual sales exceeding (the equivalent of) USD 150,000 in 2017

4. A Business Plan covering 2018-19-20

5. Audited financial statements for 2017 and 2018

6. Sound administrative controls (ability to report monthly/quarterly)

7. Solid trading history with key suppliers and off-takers

8. Clean CRB record