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Improving access to commercial networks for aquaculture-related businesses in East Africa
Location –
Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania


  1. Publication reference


  1. Procedure


  1. Programme title

Specific Objective 1 (BUSINESS): improve access to commercial networks for aquaculture-related businesses

  1. Financing

EU-EAC True Fish Farming Story in Lake Victoria Basin (TRUE-FISH), FED/2018/039-248

  1. Contracting Authority

East African Community (EAC).

Clarifications may be sought from the contracting authority at the following email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the latest 21 days before the deadline for submission of applications stated at the point 23 below.

Clarifications will be published on the website of DG International Cooperation and Development at the latest 5 days before the deadline.


  1. Nature of contract


  1. Contract description

This contract aims to stimulate a more competitive regional aquaculture industry, particularly in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, supporting the development of stronger business links between regional and with international commercial aquaculture related businesses, strengthening trade and investment support services as well as facilitating investment and business scale-up. The following are the results to be achieved by the contractor: 1) Support the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organisation (LVFO) and regional aquaculture associations in the emergence of an East African Aquaculture Exhibition and Conference; 2) Facilitate flow of increased investment through connecting regional aquaculture companies to individual and institutional investors and funding sources; 3) Support regional aquaculture associations to develop and execute effective Business to Business and study tour programmes.

  1. Number and titles of lots

One lot only

  1. Maximum budget

EUR 1 700 000

  1. Scope for additional services

The contracting authority may, at its own discretion, extend the project in duration and/or scope subject to the availability of funding up to the estimated amount of approximately EUR 400 000. Any extension of the contract would be subject to satisfactory performance by the contractor.


East African Community
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P.O. Box 1096
United Republic of Tanzania

Tel: +255 (0)27 216 2100
Fax: +255 (0)27 216 2190
Email: eac@eachq.org