Enhancing hygienic standards and competitiveness in the meat industry
KMT in partnership with GIZ’s Business Scouts for Development program, has launched a pilot project that seeks to enhancing the skills and technologies of Kenyan meat firms to improve their meat quality and strengthen market opportunities in catching up with international standards, the latest technologies, and new networks from business actors.
To deliver the above, KMT is seeking consultants or consulting firms to build capacity of selected meat processing firms in the following areas:
- Meat handling skills to reduce post-harvest losses and ensure consumer safety and facilitate the firms enter international markets
- Build skills on inventory management to ensure efficient and economical operations of the firms.
- Build skills in meatpacking technology focusing on improving packaging to retain quality and prevent spoilage of meat and meat products
- Build skills in meat value addition and product innovation, with a focus on new products, new revenue streams and meat grading skills.
- Facilitate firms to penetrate new market and consumer segments (both domestic and international markets. The consultant will help develop new strategies to access new consumer segments
Interested and eligible firms/consortiums may obtain detailed information of the respective assignments by downloading the request for proposals from KMT’s website www.kenyamarkets.org/opportunities. The proposal, together with accompanying attachments, should be delivered by email to email@example.com on or before Wednesday, November 10, 2021, by 5:00 PM.
The email subject should read RFP/LIVESTOCK-BSFD/02-2021 and be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Markets Trust
P.O Box 44817-00100