27 Sep, 2019AST 4:30 pm15 Oct, 2019
The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is looking for suitable Haitian and Dominicans enterprises or associations registered and operating in the cacao/chocolate sector to apply to be a part of our BINATIONAL CACAO/CHOCOLATE VALUE CHAIN PROJECT.
The BINATIONAL CACAO/CHOCOLATE VALUE CHAIN PROJECT is designed to support and to improve the quality and competitivity in international markets of Haitian and Dominican companies or associations of the cacao/chocolate sector, who are looking to start exporting or increase the exports of their products.
The application process will be completed over two (2) phases.
Phase 1: Interested firms, registered and based in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, must submit an online Expression of Interest no later than October 15th, 2019 at 4:30 pm Dominican Republic/Haiti Time.
Phase 2: Short-listed applicants must complete Caribbean Export’s Diagnostic Tool Assessment. This online tool assesses firms on four (4) pillars (Management, Production, Finance and Marketing) to determine their current capacities and needs under the programme. In addition, a SWOT analysis will be conducted by the consulting firm AGROFORSA SRL, which has been contracted to execute the BINATIONAL CACAO/CHOCOLATE VALUE CHAIN PROJECT.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for a one on one interview with Caribbean Export and AGROFORSA SRL, to discuss the results.