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Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) in Sierra Leone: Consulting Services for Strengthening Farmer Based Organisations in Sierra Leone

Funded by World Bank - WB
Location Sierra Leone
Status
Deadline
Express interest by 29 Jan 2010

The Government of Sierra Leone has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for consulting services for Strengthening of Farmer Based Organizations in Sierra Leone.  Project Development Objective  The Project Development objective is to increase production of selected agricultural commodities by 20% and sales by 10% through improvements in efficiencies along the value chain for targeted beneficiaries.  Project Components  The project has four main components:  Component 1: Domestic Marketing Improvement Component 2: Agricultural Export Promotion Component 3: Support to Farmer - Based Organisations and Technology Improvement ·  Component 4: Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Policy Regulations  Objective of the assignment  The aim of this consultancy is to develop architectural and strategic guide in the formation of viable farmers/processors/traders associations and other relevant stakeholders identified in the value chain. The strategy will is to empower members in rendering services such as input supply, processing, marketing, training and access to technology and credit on a sustainable basis.  Brief Description of the Assignment  The brief description of the assignment includes strengthening the organizational and management capacities of legally registered FBOs in Sierra Leone.  The Project Coordination Unit of the Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP), acting on behalf of the Ministry of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI), now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, general qualifications and number of key staff, and so forth). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualification.

Country:                                Sierra Leone

Project:                                  Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) in Sierra Leone: Consulting Services for Strengthening Farmer Based Organisations in Sierra Leone

 

Financing:                             World Bank

Abstract:                                CONSULTING SERVICES FOR STRENGTHENING FARMER BASED ORGANISATIONS IN SIERRA LEONE

Sector:                                    Consultants

Loan/Credit Number:          Grant No. H290 SL; Project ID No. P096105

Deadline:                               29 January 2010

 

The Government of Sierra Leone has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for consulting services for Strengthening of Farmer Based Organizations in Sierra Leone. 

Project Development Objective 

The Project Development objective is to increase production of selected agricultural commodities by 20% and sales by 10% through improvements in efficiencies along the value chain for targeted beneficiaries. 

Project Components 

The project has four main components: 

  • Component 1: Domestic Marketing Improvement
  • Component 2: Agricultural Export Promotion
  • Component 3: Support to Farmer - Based Organisations and Technology Improvement
  • Component 4: Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Policy Regulations

    Objective of the assignment

    The aim of this consultancy is to develop architectural and strategic guide in the formation of viable farmers/processors/traders associations and other relevant stakeholders identified in the value chain. The strategy will is to empower members in rendering services such as input supply, processing, marketing, training and access to technology and credit on a sustainable basis.

    Brief Description of the Assignment

    The brief description of the assignment includes strengthening the organizational and management capacities of legally registered FBOs in Sierra Leone.

    The Project Coordination Unit of the Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP), acting on behalf of the Ministry of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI), now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, general qualifications and number of key staff, and so forth). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.

    A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank'sGuidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004, revised October 2006

    Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1700 hours.

    Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by Friday, January 29th, 2010.

Contact:                                 Procurement Specialist. 
Project Coordination Unit. 
Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP). 
1ST Floor Former U N Building. 
43 Siaka Stevens St. 
Freetown, Sierra Leone. 
Tel: + 232 76 281 503/33148 443. 
E-mail: allassansalifu75@yahoo.com

 

 The above is essentially the same as the original procurement notice.

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