ELIGIBLE SERVICE PROVIDERS [SPS] CONSORTIA TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL AND ADVISORY SERVICES TO FARMERS AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

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Details

  • Tender close date:29/03/2019
  • Company tendering:Public
  • Advert Type:WANTED
  • Organisation:COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NANDI
  • Posted on:02/04/2019

Description

COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NANDI

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

The National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP]

IINTRODUCTION

The National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project (NARIGP] is a Government of Kenya initiative funded by World Bank/ International Development Association [IDA]. The project development objective [PDO] is “to increase agricultural productivity and profitability of targeted rural communities in selected Counties.” As one of the implementing Counties, the County Government of Nandi hereby invites eligible Service Providers [SPs] consortia to provide technical and advisory services to farmer and community organizations in any one or more of the following priority value chains to be supported under the project; [i] Dairy (Cow milk)  (ii] Indigenous Chicken (iii] Irish Potato and (iv] Avocado.

 WHAT ARE THE GAPS AND NEEDS?

The SPs will undertake the following major activities with a view of increasing productivity at farm level and profitability at all levels of the selected value chain;

·         Mobilizing smallholder farmers into common interest groups (CIGs) and vulnerable and marginalized groups (VMGs), building their capacities to plan, implement, manage, and monitor community-level micro-projects along their priority VCs;

·         Federating CIGs and VMGs capacitated above to join existing Producer Organizations(POs) (or form new ones in cases where none exist) along priority VCs;

·         Providing advisory services on primary production TIMPs (Technologies, Innovations, and Management Practices)-such as improved inputs, animal husbandry, and agronomic practices-to increase agricultural productivity.

·         Management of natural resources, particularly soil and water, which are critical to improving agricultural productivity and the well-being of rural communities.

·         Providing technical (value addition), business (planning and management), financial (access to credit/finance), and organizational (leadership and governance) advisory services; and linking them to markets and value addition opportunities.

·         Fostering and enabling environment for the private sector and PPPs to operate and grow.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested individual SPs or consortia of agricultural professionals from public and private companies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), Co-operatives, Academia, extension agents, researchers, input suppliers among others are invited to submit the following documents:

·         A1 page cover letter for EOI signed by the head of the organization.

·         Copies of registration certificates PIN and VAT (where applicable)

·         Audited accounts for the last two years.

·         Company/Organizational profile of the lead applicant describing experience in offering the services outlined in II above.

·         List of relevant work/ services undertaken in the last 5 years by the lead applicant (including the on-going projects)

No.

Name of the Project

Name of the Client

Scope of work including counties

Duration of Contract

Contract price (Kshs.)

Remarks

 

 

 

 

Start date

Completion date

Evaluation date

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of professional staff and their qualification proposed for this assignment;

No

Name

Academic qualification

Position

Task

1

 

 

 

 

·         2 page curriculum vitae of the key management team

·         List of consortium partner(s) if any, 2 paragraph description of the strength the partner brings and a list of key professional staff from each partner and their qualifications.

The selection process will be conducted in three stages;

·         Stage 1: Expression of interest (EOI) received from organizations that have submitted all required documentation will be reviewed by the evaluation committee. Shortlisted applicants will be notified accordingly.

·         Stage 2: The term of reference (TOR) and request for proposal for the assignment will be shared with the shortlisted applicants who will be invited to submit a technical and financial proposal. The technical and financial proposal will be evaluated following the guidelines outlined in the request for proposal.

SUBMISSION

Send a hardcopy of the completed EOI to:

THE CO-ORDINATOR,

COUNTY PROJECT COORDINATING UNIT,

NANDI COUNTY,

P.O. BOX 802-30300,

KAPSABET.

OR

Electronic copies of the documentation to [email protected]

Deadline for the submission of the EOI is, 5.00PM on 29th March 2019.


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