REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project (APNIP)
Name of assignment: Facilitation Organization in preparation and implementation of WUA agricultural development plans, including consultancy needs, support in preparation of ToR – for southern region, #APNIP/C.2/CS/CQS/03.
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has received funding from Global Agriculture and Food Security Program administered by the World Bank towards the cost under the Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project Grant #TFOA0645, and intends to use part of funds for payments of consulting services.
Consulting services (Services) include services on preparation of WUA agricultural development plans including identification of needs for consulting services, preparation of ToR – for southern region. Terms of Reference for this assignment will be provided upon written request, which was sent to the e-mail specified below.
Department of Water Resources and Land Improvement invites eligible consulting companies (Consultants) to express interest in providing Services. Interested Consultants shall provide information, which confirms that they have required qualification and appropriate experience to provide Services.
Minimum qualification requirements:
- At least five years of experience in providing consulting services, training and supporting services focusing to irrigated agriculture in Kyrgyzstan;
- At least five years of experience in preparation of agricultural development plans, strategy;
- At least five years of work experience in projects, which working with WUAs or the same farmers organizations, including: а) providing training programs and preparation of guidelines; b) ToR drafting; c) contracts management and control; d) preparation of project reports;
- At least 3 years of work experience in establishment of demonstration plots.
We ask interested companies to pay attention to the item 1.9 and 1.11 Guidelines on Selection and Recruitment of Consultants by the Borrowers of the World Bank on IDA Grant.
Selection of consultancy is conducted in accordance with “Guidelines on Selection and Recruitment of Consultants by the Borrowers of the World Bank on IDA Grant”, published in January 2011 as amended in 2014.
Express of interest can be submitted both by individual firm and several firms in form of consortium/subcontract for consultancy. Members of consortium are bears joint and individual responsibility for the whole assignment. Experience of sub-consultant in shortlisting is not taken into account. Consultant will be selected by Consultant`s Qualification-based Selection method, stipulated in Guidelines on Recruitment of Consultants.
For more information, please contact us at the address below during the business day (09:00 – 18:00, local time).
Express of interest shall be submitted not later than 17:00 hours (local time) of) on January 26, 2018, at the address below:
Project Implementation Unit for the Agricultural Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project (APNIP)
addressed to PIU Director Beishekeev K.K.
720055, Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek city
Toktonaliev Street 4а, room #103
Phone: (+996 312) 54 91 03
Fax: (+996 312) 54 49 72