Request for Quotation (RFQ): Baseline Study for Satellite-derived Geodata Project in Ghana

REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ)

Baseline Study for Satellite-derived Geodata Project in Ghana

A Consortium of Ghanaian and Dutch Institutions intend implementing a project that focuses on utilisation of remote sensing satellite imagery as data source to provide timely and resourceful information services to 120,000 smallholder farmers ( and their families) in Ghana via an expanded Farmer Helpline channel. The study will essentially capture:

¬ Gender;

¬ Use of water;

¬ Use of agrochemicals;

¬ Use of seeds;

¬ Access and use of agrochemicals;

¬ Prevalence of pests and diseases on crops;

¬ Income; and

¬ Yield;

of the smallholder food producers.

The Consortium intends engaging the professional services of a research organisation(s) to undertake baseline studies for the project.

This RFQ is soliciting for submissions (Activity Cost/Institutional Profile) from reputable local and international research institutions interested in providing these services.

OUTPUTS / DELIVERABLES

The deliverables will include:

¬ a questionnaire that will guide the interviews with stakeholders and project constituents;

¬ a draft  report  that  will  be reviewed and validated by the Project Coordination Unit (PCU); and

¬ final project baseline report.

DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The assignment is expected to span 6 months in Ghana.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

The awarded institution(s) is expected to undertake the service(s) with the highest standards of professional and ethical considerations, competence and integrity. They are expected to deliver all relevant outputs to be provided in the Terms of Reference (TOR) in a most effective and efficient manner within the assignment period.

SUBMISSION

The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of the Ghanaian-Dutch Consortium now invites eligible research organisations to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested organisations must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, professional fees, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Institutions may associate to enhance their qualifications.

Institutions will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the EU’s Selection and Employment of Consultants.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 17:00 hours GMT.

The project encourages the use of innovative data capturing methodologies as an efficient and time-saving resource.

Enquiries and clarification requests should be sent to the stated email address below.

Quotations and profiles must be delivered by e-mail to the address below by August 31, 2017.

Email: bids@syecomp.com

Physical Address: 666/14 Nii Noi Kwame Street, Dzorwulu.

Disclaimer: Please note that the issuance of this RFQ does not constitute an award or commitment on the part of the Project Coordination Unit of the Ghanaian-Dutch Consortium for an award of contract.

All RFQ submissions will be duly acknowledged via email from: bids@syecomp.com

Download RFQ —-> Request for Quotation-Baseline Study_Geodata Project-Ghana


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