German Financial Cooperation with Brazil
Prequalification for Consulting Services
Sector: Sustainable Forestry
Project: “GESTÃO FLORESTAL PARA A PRODUÇÃO SUSTENTÁVEL NA AMAZÔNIA”
(Forest management for sustainable production in the Amazon)
Ref.-Nº : BMZ 2003 66 658 (grant number)
Agency (PEA): Ministry of the Environment; Brazilian Forest Service-SFB and Institute for
Biodiversity –ICMBio managing federal protected areas.
Submission date: January 30th 2013 (deadline)
Project measures: The project will improve sustainable forestry in the Amazon as a feasiblealternative to deforestation. The FC-financed project components are to implement national forest areas (conservation units for sustainable use), provide SFB and ICMBio with basic infrastructure in the field, create training facilities and a pilot industrial plant to use wood residues and chips to produce pellets and briquets for energy generation, procure and install equipment, implement capacity building measures, and create facilities for production of native species seedlings to promote reforestation.
Requested Consulting services: Support to the PEA and its organizations for: needs assessmentand specifications, work schedule and financing plan, supply lists and tender documents, evaluation and acceptance of civil works, equipments and consulting services; contributions to develop capacity building measures, seedlings production and reforestation projects and use of wood residues from timber processing; support to project management including book-keeping and financial management. The consulting services shall be provided by a consulting firm having international experience with developing projects financed by international development banks or similar organizations.
Pre-qualification Documents to be provided: This prequalification and the subsequent tenderprocess will be carried out according to the “KFW Guidelines for the Assignment of Consultants in Financial Cooperation with Developing Countries” (refer to www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de). It is foreseen to assign the services to an independent consulting firm or consortium of consulting firms with proven experience in the forestry sector and the region. The minimum annual turnover shall exceed 1 Million EUR.
Detailed information referring to required documentation are available from:www.florestal.gov.br
The complete prequalification documents shall be submitted in 1 original to:Ministerio do Meio Ambiente; Serviço Florestal Brasileiro
SCEN – AV L4 Norte, Trecho 2, Lote 4 Bloco G 70818-900 Brasília, D.F. Brasil
Additionally, one copy of the prequalification documents shall be submitted to KfW :KfW Entwicklungsbank
SCN Q.1 Edf. Brasíia Trade Center ; Sala1706 70711-902 Brasília, D.F. Brasil
The above is a complete copy of the original procurement notice.