Planting For Food and Jobs Campaign: Pre-Qualification of Seed Growers to Supply Certified Seeds

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

 

1.0 The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) intends to apply part of its budgetary support from GoG to fund payments under the contract Procurement of Certified Seeds for distribution to farmers for the 2018 cropping season under the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign.

The quantities to be delivered under each type would be:

Lot Number Description Variety Quantity (MT) Place of Delivery
1 Rice Jasmine

AGRA

Amankwatia

2,000

3,231

1,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Districts in Ghana

2 Soybean Jenguma

Afayak

3,000

1,000

3 Sorghum Dorado

Kapaala

800

385

4 Groundnuts Various 1,000
5 OPV Maize Abontem

Obaatanpa

Omankwa

Ahonden

Sanzal-sima

Wang-Dataa

Bihilifa

314

3,000

500

500

2,500

1,300

1,000

6 Hybrid Maize Kpari Faaku

Opeaburo

Pan 53 and others

200

170

4,000

7 Cassava Various 3,000
8a Tomato Petomech 10.0
8b Onion Red Creole 9.0
8c Pepper Cayenne Long Red 9.0
8d Lettuce Various 5.0
8e Cabbage Various 5.0
8f Cucumber Various 5.0
8g Carrot Various 5.0

 

The Programme may allocate specified quantities under each commodity to selected companies to supply for the promotion of efficient and minimizing risk to the programme.

 

2.0 The Ministry Now invites eligible firms to indicate their interests in providing the services which include:

i. Distributing these seeds at designated supply points in all the districts in Ghana

ii. Maintaining the quality of seeds supplied to farmers all year round

iii. Compiling data on supplies, sales and beneficiary farmers

 

3.0 Interested Ghanaian firms/companies must provide information indicating their capacity to participate in the subsidy programme:

~ Must have agreement with any of the Research Institutions or Organization (CSIR-SARI, CSIR-CRI or GLDB)

~ Must have proof of foundation seeds being sourced from CSIR-SARI, CSIR-CRI or GLDB

~ Must have Ghana Seed Inspection Division, PPRSD of MOFA certification with respect to locally produced seeds and imported seeds

~ Must provide Company profile/brochures

~ Give summary of Companies operations in seed production for 2016 and 2017

~ Companies should state their indicative prices of the seed and their cost structure in respect of transportation charges

4.0 Interested firms/companies outside Ghana:

~ May supply rice, soya bean and hybrid maize seeds

~ Should ensure seeds to be supplied are varieties that have been released in Ghana or entered in the ECOWAS Seed Catalogue

~ Must have seed production certification of country of origin

~ Companies should state their indicative prices of the seed and their cost structure in respect of transportation charges

Interested eligible Tenderers may purchase the National Seed Policy document on the submission of a written application to the address “A” below and upon a payment of a non-refundable fee of Five Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHC 500) only.

Pre-qualification document must be delivered to the address below on or before 10:00am Thursday December 28, 2017. Late submission will be rejected.

 

“A” The address for Delivery of Bids:

The Director

Directorate of Crop Services

Ministry of Food and Agriculture

P.O. Box M37,

Ministries, Accra.

 

“B” The address for Submission is:

The Director

Directorate of Crop Services

Ministry of Food and Agriculture

P.O. Box M37,

Ministries, Accra.

 


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