Call for Proposals for consultancy services for the training of small farmers on seed multiplication in Western Equatoria - 83432290
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international organization of the German Federal Government, operating in more than 120 countries to support the German Federal Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international development cooperation. In South Sudan, GIZ operates in three fields: food security and agriculture, rural governance, water, and sanitation sector development. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is implementing a project entitled “Food and Nutrition Security and Management of Natural Resources (FONA)” on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in Western Equatoria (Yambio and Nzara County) and Northern Bahr El-Ghazel State (Aweil Centre and Aweil West County).
Objective of the consultancy:
To strengthen the smallholder seed system, promoting local farmer seed system through awareness raising and provision of agricultural training on seed multiplication, to improve income, food, and nutrition security of the smallholder household for a period of 10 months.
Eligibility and selection criteria:
The eligibility criteria for selection shall be based on the following criteria:
• Legal registration in the South Sudan.
• Extensive experience in implementing similar programmes with GIZ or other partners
• Experience in local seed production Western Equatoria
• Technical agricultural human resources with the required knowledge and practical agricultural skills
• Experience working with farmers through seed out-grower’s scheme arrangements
• At least having three qualified agricultural experts with the required competence
Among others mentioned in the tender documents.
Details of the call are in the Tender document which should be sought from the email below: [email protected] and all inquiries pertaining to this bid should be channelled through the same email.
The subject line should state “83432290 – Tender for Consultancy services for the training of small farmers on seed multiplication” GIZ shall then send you the complete set of tender documents.
The detailed Tender documentation, relevant reference documents, and the offer should be submitted in English to email address given in the tender documents.
The deadline for submission of bids is March 24th 2023, at 03:00 PM Juba local time (which is also the closing date and time). Late submission is not permitted.
The successful bidder will be notified as soon as the evaluation is completed. However, if you do not hear from us within 3 weeks after submission, you should consider your bid unsuccessful.
Interested bidders are supposed to submit their offers and necessary documents as per the specification document before the deadline. Late submission is not permitted.
GIZ is under no obligation to award to the lowest or any other bidder and may cancel the whole process when it deems fit without giving any prior justification or notification to any prospective bidder(s).