Presentation on theme: "Working with EUROPEAID"— Presentation transcript:
1 Working with EUROPEAID Opportunities for EU Private Sector Actors in EU Development CooperationJolita ButkevicieneDirector – Latin America & CaribbeanEuropean CommissionDG Development and Cooperation - EuropeAid
2 Geographical distribution of EU funds 2013 commitments in million euros2,556.11,060.61,782.2923.31,735.5NeighbourhoodAsia, Central Asia, Middle East/Gulf and PacificEast and Southern AfricaWest and Central AfricaLatin America and Caribbean
3 Horizontal programmes 129.4Democracy and human rights2013 commitments in million euros52.5Nuclear safety132.2Water-food-infrastructure facilities984.1Thematic programmes74.6Stability Instrument
4 Sectoral breakdownODA managed by the European Commission – 2013 commitments in million euros5,3771,797867Social InfrastructuresEducation, health, water, government, civil societyBudget support, food aid, food securityProductionAgriculture, forestry, fishing, industry, trade, etc1,9551,5561,010Multi-sector/crosscuttingEnvironment, otherHumanitarian AidEconomic infrastructure and servicesTransport, communications, energy, etcNot including other/unallocated: admin costs, unspecified (692)
5 Geographical coverage Eastern EuropeAsiaMediterraneanCaribbeanLatin AmericaAfricaAsiaLatin AmericaPacificEuropean Neighbourhood and Partnership Instruments (ENPI)Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)European Development Fund (EDF)South Africa
6 A huge and very transparent market! ...but also very competitive.
7 How can EU actors participate in the programmes financed by EUROPEAID? Companies in the first place by:Taking part in tenders for service, work or supply contracts published in the framework of EU-financed development programmes and projects.Business Intermediary Organisations like chambers, business associations or export promotion agencies by:Seeking grants in the framework of Calls for proposals tailored to these actors.Main difference: tenders for service, supply or work contracts are normal business contracts whereas grants have a clear non- profit orientation.How can EU actors participate in the programmes financed by EUROPEAID?
8 Where to find the INFOA huge market, but…Very competitive!
9 A huge market, but… Very competitive! Where to find the INFO
13 How to participate: grants Different target group:Generally non-profit (NGOs, Local Governments, Chambers, Business associations)Aim at capacity building in the host country.Establishing institutional networks with partner countriesHow to participate: grants
14 How to participate: Example grants Central Asia InvestThe Central Asia Invest Programme supports the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in Central Asian Countries.It provides grants to European and Central Asian business intermediary organisations.Focused on capacity building activities to improve services for local SME’s areas such as export promotion, food processing and female entrepreneurship.How to participate: Example grants
15 How to participate: Example grants Switch Asia: €120 mil.Objective: to promote Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia.Beneficiaries are non-for-profit organisations, chambers of commerce, business organisations, international organisations, local municipalities.Areas: resource efficiency, cleaner production, green public procurement, renewable energy, water efficiency, consumer awareness etc.Call for proposals end of 2014How to participate: Example grants
16 How to participate successfully: Use your competitive advantage!For example:Your language skillsExisting business ties and contactsSpecific knowledge of target marketBuild-up new competences systematicallyFor example, extending language skills, contacts, knowledgeTeam-up with the right people. Especially if you have no prior experience, try to start by being a junior partner in a consortium led by a strong and experienced company with a good track record.How to participate successfully: