Katalis seeks to an engage a Firm/Company to design an Agri-food (Cocoa) Export Pilot Project.

About the Program
The Governments of Indonesia and Australia have entered into the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), creating a framework to unlock the vast potential of the bilateral economic relationship. To support this ambition, the IA-CEPA includes a new program – IA-CEPA ECP Katalis (Katalis).

Overview of the Role
A consulting firm will undertake  consultations, desktop research and Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) to identify the main impediments to overcome and/or the greatest opportunities where mutually beneficial collaboration between Indonesia and Australia would support a step change in cocoa exports in the next five years. The work will be focused on developing a Cocoa Export Pilot Project activity proposal for implementation in 2022. It will include identifying a business, business association or other entity willing to engage in a pilot activity aligned to Katalis’ investment criteria.

About the Role
Katalis will recruit a consulting firm to design an Agri-food (Cocoa) Export Pilot Project and will be responsible for consulting with stakeholders and designing a pilot project on developing Indonesian cocoa exports, either directly to Australia, or through “powerhouse” linkages, to third markets.

Responsibilities and Duties
To access the Request for Tender (RFT) which includes the terms of reference detailing the role, please copy and paste this link into a web browser.
About You
This assignment will be awarded to a reputable consulting firm with an excellent track record in working with large agricultural and food businesses and across agricultural value chains to improve competitiveness and develop trade.  The selected firm is expected to deliver outputs consistent with the scope of services over the terms of the contract and to the satisfaction of the Katalis Market Integration Lead Adviser.

How to apply
Electronic copy of the bidding documents as required in the RFT can be obtained here.

If you have any questions regarding the RFT, please submit your queries to by Monday, 31 January 2022, 17.00 (Jakarta time).

Final Applications of the biding documentation must be submitted to no later than Friday, 11 February 2022, 17.00 (Jakarta time).