Procurement of Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) Inputs for FSSFS project in Puntland Somalia 206 views

Procurement of Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) Inputs for FSSFS project in Puntland Somalia

 

Organization: CEFA

Opening Date: 3rd May 2021

Closing Date: 31st May 2021

  • Please see complete REQUEST FOR BIDS and BIDDING DOCUMENTS at the following link:

https://e-fop.org/posts/60900ef2db5cca00187e0cb3

Tender No: REF: FSSFS-CEFA 14

 

SECTION 1: INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB)

3/05/2021

Re:         Procurement of Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Inputs for FSSFS project in Puntland Somalia – FSSFS-CEFA 14

  1. CEFA – European Committee for Training and Agriculture has received financing from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS) for the implementation of the “FSSFS-Food Security and Sustainability in Fragile Situations” Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under this contract.
  2. The “Food Security and Sustainability in Fragile Situations” – FSSFS is a four-year project that will be carried out in the regions of Bari and Nuugal in Puntland State of Somalia. It includes three main components, as described below:
    1. Component A: IRRIGATION AND CLIMATE-SMART TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPMENT
      1. Support to the sustainable management of the irrigation infrastructures.
      2. Construction and Rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructures.
  • Application of climate smart technologies for irrigation infrastructures.
  1. Component B: SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT
    • B1: SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT
  2. Training farmers on sustainable agriculture practices and techniques, with a specific focus on the palm dates value chain.
    1. Support in developing a private sector led supply of inputs.
  • Value chain capacity building for private sector traders, businessmen and producers.
  1. Establishment of a date processing unit.
    • B2: SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT
  2. Value chain capacity building for private sector traders, businessmen and producers
  3. Introduction and adoption of a ‘Holistic Natural Resources Management’ (HNRM) approach for sustainable management of rangelands
  • Increase small ruminant productivity through genetic improvement and feed technology.
  1. Capacity building for public (Veterinary Officers) and private (CAHWs – Community Animal Health Workers) and public veterinary service providers on disease control.
  2. Deployment of a methodology for Livestock Body Condition Scoring and Assessment
    1. Component C: CAPITALIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      1. Promote and strengthen collaboration with agricultural extension service providers and local authorities through short courses, workshops and provision of critical research inputs
      2. Capitalization of Knowledge and Documentation of Best Practices

 

CEFA now invites Bids from eligible entities (“Bidders”) for the provision of Farm inputs in Puntland State of Somalia.

 

 

 

Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (NSA) Inputs
Item QTY Description
1 Soil 256 tons Good quality slightly sandy soil
2 Mature Manure mixture (from cow, chicken, goats, camel etc) 85 tons Manure made from cow, chicken, goat, camel waste.
3 Well-crushed and decomposed organic residues – 85 tons compost manure
4
Gravel
22 tons Gravel for drainage
5
Coffee bags/ Polysack
3200 pieces Size 100kg aggregates
The material of the bag is polypropylene
6
Utility knife
20 pieces To open slits on the side of the full bag where to transplant
the horticultural seedlings
SPECIFICATIONS
Handle Type Bi-Material
Number of Blades Included 1
Handle Length (Inches) 4.375
Blade Length (Inches) 2.375
Blade Material Carbon steel
Finish Family Steel-painted
Folding
Package Quantity 1
Blade Width(s) 3/4-in
Snap-Off Blade
UNSPSC
7
Shovel
20 pieces SPECIFICATIONS
Type Digging shovel
Blade Material Steel
Blade Width (Inches) 8
Blade Step
Handle Material Wood
Handle Length (Inches) 45
Weight (lbs.) 2.88
Total Tool Length (Inches) 54
Handle Type Long-handle
8
Garden shovel
20 pieces To mix soil, compost and manure
before filling the bags with the same tool
Garden Shovel Material Metal and Wood
Total Size29 x 9cm/ 11.4″ x 3.5″(L*Max.W)Handle Size15 x 2.5cm/ 5.9″ x 1″(L*Max.D)
Weight130g

 

More details on these goods and related services are provided in the Schedule of Requirements in this Bidding Document.

  1. This RFB is open to all eligible Bidders who wish to respond. Subject to restrictions noted in the Bidding Document, eligible entities may associate with other Bidders to enhance their capacity to successfully carry out the assignment.
  2. Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) method, the evaluation procedure for which is described in this Bidding Document, in accordance with the IFAD Procurement Handbook which is provided on the IFAD website [https://www.ifad.org/documents/38711624/39421018/proc_handbook_e.pdf/2febc53a-4244-4447-a788-d06a632fd3b5]. The NCB process, as described, will include a review and verification of qualifications and past performance, including a reference check, prior to the contract award.
  3. Bidders interested shall submit their Bids by sending them to the address below or via an e-mail or, giving full contact details of the Bidder, to the following point of contact.

CEFA Regional Office in Nairobi/

General Mathenge Lane, off General Mathenge Drive, Westlands, Nairobi

Attn: Fulvio Giberti – CEFA Project Manager

Or alternatively by sending an email to the following email address:

[email protected]

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address and in the manner specified in section 2 (Information To the Bidders) no later than 31/05/2021 at 2.00 pm EAT
  2. Bidders should be aware that late bids will not be accepted under any circumstance and will be returned unopened at the written request and cost of the Bidder.
  3. Please note that electronic Bids shall be accepted.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

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CEFA (European Committee for Training and Agriculture) is a Non-Government Organisation whose headquarter is in Italy (www.cefaonlus.it) and the regional office for Kenya and Somalia is located in Nairobi.

 

It was established in 1972 by a Group of Agricultural Cooperatives to carry out projects that help local populations in an enduring way, to combat starvation and to promote a society where men, women and children can live in peace.

 

CEFA gives priority to those projects that aim at food self-sufficiency and that meet the primary needs of the population (agriculture, agribusiness, water, health, social organisation). Each project tries to combine direct productive interventions with actions aimed at cultural and social improvement.

 

CEFA is an independent, apolitical and with no religious affiliations organization founded on the principles of solidarity among the different regions of the world in the name of justice, human rights and peace.

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