Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme


SMEP launched the procurement call Piloting technology solutions that address manufacturing pollution in East Africa in July 2022. The procurement process for this SMEP intervention area has now been completed.  The SMEP team received ninety-two concepts at Stage 1: Call for Concepts. Seven concepts were shortlisted and invited to submit full proposals during Stage 2: Request for Proposal. After an extensive and rigorous evaluation process, five projects have been approved for funding. The contracting process for these projects has started.  

The call focused on the themes below:



Key procurement details are displayed in the images below: 

Refer to the Terms of Reference for detailed information on the scope of the procurement, as well as the application guidelines.


Open Capital Advisors (OCA) has been contracted by SMEP PMA to support the procurement process. OCA will be available to facilitate local engagement and clarification of the Terms of Reference.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions:  

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