Expression of Interest for Agro-processing Hub in Limpopo
The CSIR Advanced Agriculture and Food cluster invites Expression of Interest from potential entrepreneurs in the Limpopo province for participation, as operators or potential primary producers, in the planned agro-processing hub in the province.
The hub is an Anglo American initiative aimed at creating a lasting positive legacy by developing host communities, where the mining firm has operated for years.
All proposals are to be submitted in the format specified in Appendix C. However, applicants are welcome to submit additional documents over and above the specified format to support their applications, e.g. joint ventures, feasibility studies, business plans, etc.
All EOI proposals will be evaluated by a technical review committee for functionality. It is a requirement that the proposal template, which is also published with this EOI in Appendix A, be completed and submitted. The evaluations of the EOI will be based on the information provided in the proposal template and any additional documentation provided. Qualification, critical and differentiation evaluation will be done for all applications.
The assessment criteria for the evaluation of all project proposals are shown in Table 1. For the qualification and critical factors, any answer that is a “No” immediately disqualifies the proposal. This evaluation will be done by the review committee.