Request for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services for “Support to Ghana Agricultural Transformation Agenda”

Republic of Ghana

Rural Enterprises Programme (REP)

(Ministry of Trade and Industry)

Request for Expression of Interest

(Consultancy Services)

Financing Agreement reference: Loan No.: 2100150028993

Project ID No. P-GH-A00-015

 

Consultancy Services for “Support to Ghana Agricultural Transformation Agenda-Integrated Livestock Development Programme in the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone”

  1. This Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project published on 15th January, 2014.
  2. The Government of Ghana has received funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the implementation of the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP). The programme covers 161 districts in Ghana.

The scope of services under this consultancy is as follows:

The assignment will review the existing potential of livestock value chain: breed improvement, animal husbandry (feed production, animal health, livestock watering, dairy production, etc), financing, land acquisition, infrastructure for livestock, processing of livestock and it’s products, storage, haulage, and marketing, in line with and support to the Ghana Agricultural Transformation Agenda. It will especially consider opportunities for agri-business development for youth and women and provide innovative financing options for agri-businesses along the livestock value chain. It will pay particular attention to the existing gaps in the livestock sector at the policy strategy and operational levels.

The assignment will further evaluate existing and current information, determine gaps and propose ways to improve the situation. The main output of the assignment will be a programme preparation report.

Rural Enterprises Programme now invites eligible and interested consulting firms to indicate their interests in providing the required services. Interested firms must provide information showing clearly that they are qualified to undertake this assignment (this is seen by brochures, description of similar assignments executed, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc). The consultants may constitute joint ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) will be 4pm on March 15, 2017.

Consultants are to submit hard copies only before or on the above deadline. The copies shall have one (1) original copy and four (4) photocopies.

Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method shall be used and eligibility criteria, establishment of the shortlist and the selection procedure shall be in conformity with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the Use of Consultants” (May 2008 Edition, Revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website: http://www.afdb.org

Expressions of Interest must be delivered to the address below:

To:

The National Director

Rural Enterprises Programme

P.O.Box 6841

Kumasi

Location:

Grains and Legumes Development Board Premises, off Asafo- Lake Road near Garden City Radio and Metro Department of agriculture, Kumasi

Telephone: +233-322024232/28766

Email: rep@ruentp.org

 

Download: EOI-REP Consultancy [PDF: 390KB]

 

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