Interested in applying for technical assistance from the Canadian Trade and Investment Facility for Development? Step one is to fill out our Expression of Interest Form. Please use the form below to enter your information. Applicant Information Name of Institution/Organization (required): Registered legal entity number: Legal status, year and place of registration (for non-government applications only): Contact Details Office Address: Phone: Email (required): Contact person and title (required): Date of submission (required): Proposed name for TA (required): Expected start date: Expected completion date: How did you learn about the Facility? Declaration: We hereby declare that all information submitted in this Expression of Interest is true. We understand that in the event of misinformation in the application or other documents requested by the CTIF Project may result in the dismissal of the application. Date (required - yyyy-mm-dd): Name of the Head of Organization (required): Signature (required - check this box to indicate acceptance of the above terms): Yes, I agree to the terms above 1. Eligibility 1.1 CTIF Programming Areas Identify CTIF programming area for the Technical Assistance request. Trade and regional integration Inclusive trade and investment policy development and implementation Business services and other service sectors development Infrastructure development Financial sector development Trade and gender Trade and sustainable development/climate change NOTE: Other programming areas may also be eligible if the applicant can demonstrate that the request is consistent with the overall objectives of the CTIF. Please consult the CTIF team if you are unsure about whether your programming area is eligible. 1.2 Location/Eligible Countries CTIF programming can take place in any DAC-eligible country in the Asia-Pacific region. Identify the country or countries that are the focus of the intervention. Please consult the most current DAC-eligibility list. Eligible countries associated with this project: 2. Description of Technical Assistance Needs 2.1 Request Background (maximum 300 words) Problem issue to be addressed. Describe the problem that the request is expected to address, referencing the programming area from Section 1 above. Policy issues to be addressed. Describe the trade and/or investment policy issue that is the focus of the intervention and explain the problem to be addressed by the intervention. Development dimension. Describe how the request addresses the development priorities of the CTIF – poverty reduction and women's empowerment. Other donor activities. Describe other supported activities, if any, that have taken place in this area. 2.2 Request Description (maximum 500 words) Request summary. Describe the technical assistance requested, including main activities and target audience. (Technical assistance will be provided by independent experts contracted by CTIF). Beneficiaries. Describe the individuals and organizations who will benefit directly and indirectly from the assistance. Anticipated results after TA is implemented. Describe the tangible and measurable results that can be expected from a successful implementation of this TA.