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Hiring Of Fp For North East Region: Province Takhar (baharak 77 Cdcs And Taluqan 231 Cdcs) Total Cdcs 308

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Hiring Of Fp For North East Region: Province Takhar (baharak 77 Cdcs And Taluqan 231 Cdcs) Total Cdcs 308
Request for Expression of Interest
OP00063127
N/A
3 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
English
Women Empowerment Rural Development Project
World Bank

EQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

(Consulting Services – NGOsSelection)

Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of RuralRehabilitation & Development (MRRD)

Name of the Program: Women’s EconomicEmpowerment-Rural Developme nt Program (WEE-RDP)

Assignment Title: Hiring the Services of facilitatingpartner to provide implementat ion support for community mobilization and institutions development

NPA Ref.No.: NPA/MRRD/97/CS-2357/FBS

Type of Contract: Lump Sum

Duration:36 Months

Duty Station : TakharProvince

  1. Background:

The Is lamic Republicof Afghanistan, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has received financing from the World Bank to ward the costof the WEE-RDP, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for Facilitating Partner (FP) to Pro videImplementation Support for Community Mobilization and Institutions Development for Takhar Province.

TheWomen’s Economic Empowerment Rural Development Project (WEE-RDP) will be implemented in 76 districts covering all 34 provinces[1] following two implementation modalities: 1. By utilizing the services of Facilitating Partners (FPs), and 2. Directlyby MRRD personnel at national, provincial, and community level. Specific details of districts to be covered under the project havebeen provided in the following table. This TOR provides the details of the expected responsibilities for the FPs under the project.he list of provinces and districts covered as part of first implementation modalities i.e. through the support of FPs are givenbelow:

No

Region

Name of theProvince

Name ofDistricts

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Total Villages/CDCs

Number of Villages/CD Cs to be covered 70%

8

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2. Takhar

Baharaak

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110

Taluqan

330

231

Total

440

308
  1. Key Objectives and Scope of theAssignment:

  1. WEE-RDP will promote women’s economic empowerment through strong financially sustainablle and self-managed community institutions, Assignment:

WEE-improved income, sustainable enterprises,and developing increased access to finance and ies/priorities are to

  1. To promote self-help groups (SHGs) and theirclusters/association from poor or vulnera ble households
  2. To promote women owned EGs/PAs showing increase in volumeof sales and
  3. Promote income and emplo yment enhancing opportunities by building capacities, improving access tofinancial services, and establishing partnerships with pri vate sector for improving market access.

The specificobjective of this assignment is to provide intensive, high q uality implementation support to WEE-RDP towards achievement of itsproject development objective of increasing social and economic empowerment of poor rural women in selectedcommunities.

The field based facilitating partners (FPs) will be responsible f or supporting WEE-RDP in establishment ofDistrict Facilitation Team (DFT) structure at the grass-root level and make it functional in all aspects as an implementing unit ofWEE-RDP. This DFT will be supported through the administrative staff at national, regional , and district level that MRRD will bedeploying. The FPs will carry out its responsibilities under overall guidance of MRRD and WEE -RDP program authorities and as perinstructions and guidelines issued by them. Each DFT will be assigned to work in a specifi c district in which at least 70%of all the communities will be covered. The FP will ensure high quality implementation with p roper social accountability andtransparency.

For details of the services, the ToR is available at www.npa.gov.af

  1. National Procurement Authority on behalf of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation andDevelopment (MRRD), GoIRA, now invites eligible NGOs (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the aforesaaid Ser Developices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications andrelevant ence to perform theServices.

  ; The shortlisting criteria are:

  1. The Consultant should be registered legal entity and should have been in businessfor the last 5 years in providing Consultancy Services of social aids and rural development activities. (The consul tant isrequired to provide the Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation issued by relevant authority in country of establishment).
  2. The consultant shall demonstrate having sound financial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any othercredible financial documents in which the consultant annual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) shall be USD 755,000 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Five Thousand US Dollars).
  3. The consultantshould ovide proven experience for a minimum of at least one contract with the value of US$ 645,000 ( Six Hundred and FortyFive Th ousand) having executed during any of the last five years of similar nature preferably in Afghanistan and/or otherconflict / immediate post conflict zones/ countries. Indicating the duration and value, which should showcase theexpertise/strength of the c onsultant for the undertaking such assignments. The Consultant while describing the assignment(s) forsimilar experience should furn ish the following details:
  • Consultant should explain in what way theexecuted assignment(s) was/weresimilar in nature to the current assignment.
  • The Consultant should explain the exactrole played by the Consultant in th e assignment if the assignment was carried out in association with other NGOs as JV or insub-consultancy for carrying out the assig nment.
  • Copy of the implemented contract with client’s contact details(phone and email)

N ote: the Consultant who intends to express interest for more than oneassignment, should fulfill the shortlisting criteria of (b) and (c) as an aggregated base and they should submit their EOIsseparately for each package.

The requi rements for Consultants who intends to associate with otherNGOs in the form of a Joint Venture (JV) or Consortium or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications areindicated as under:

  1. The lead partner is require d to be identified clearly and the Consultant shallstate the composition and nature of their association (JV/ sub-consul tant) in their EOI.
  2. Incase of JV, all partners i.e. the lead and JV member/s shall meet 100% of the shortli sting criteria of (a) (b) and (c)above.
  3. In case of Consultant who intends to associate with other NGOs in the form of a sub-consultancy, the lead partnershall meet the shortlisting criteria of (a), (b) & (c) above.

d. Eligibility requirementsin compliance with paragraphs 3.21, 3.22, & 3.23 of the World Bank’s Procurement Reg ulations for IPF Borrowers,Procurement In investment Projects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services July 2016, revised November2017.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of the WorldBank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, Procurement In investment Projects Financing, Goods, Wor ks, Non-Consultingand Consulting Services July 2016, revised November 2017, setting forth the World Bank’s policy onconflict ofinterest.In addition, please refer to the following information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as p erparagraph 3.16 and 3.17 of World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers available at www.worldbank.org/.

  1. Consultants may associate with other NGOs in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy toenhance their qualifications. If consultants intend to associate with other NGOs, they are advised to clearly identify the lead partt eer and state the composition and nature of the association (JV/ sub-consultant) in theirEOI.

  1. A consultant will be selected through Fixed Budget Selection (FBS) in accordancewith the procedures set out in the World Bank& rsquo;s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, Procurement in investmentProjects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Co nsulting Services July 2016, revised November2017.

  1. Expressions of interest must be deliv ered in a written form to the address below(in person, by mail, or by e-mail) by 12 January, 2019 by 16:00 Hours. (Kabul Local Time). For convenience, theEOIs submitted by the consultants should preferably not exceed 40 pages. Further informatio n in respect to this REOI can beobtained at the address below by email or in person during office hours [08:00-16:00 Hours].

Attention: Aziz Ahmad Obaidi

Procurement Manager (Economy, Agriculture andRural Development Sector Department)

National Procurement Authority

Administrative Office of the President

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Pashtunestan Wat, Kabul, Afghanistan

Phone Number: +93(0)202147556

Email:aziz.obaidi@aop. ov.af

Copied to wais.rahimi@aop.gov.af, n.wahedi@aop.gov.af, hussain.ali@aop.gov.af, and, Fahim.ah madi@mrrd.gov.af, ali.joyan@mrrd.gov.af,

Web sit e:www.npa.gov.af

Annexure 1: Format for Expression of Interest

The expression of interest must be submitted as per the following format:

{Note: In casedocuments submitted are in any language other than English, the consultant should submit a self-certified copy of the translated doccument in documentsEnglish (along with originals).}

SECTION 1: OrganizationDetails (I e EoI is being submitted as a Joint Venture, the information has to be submitted for the Lead Partner as well as othermembers of th e Joint Venture separately.)

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    Year

    2015

    Part 1: OrganisationDetail

    Name of the Organization

    II.

    Details of the Organization

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  • III.  ganization
  • Status of theOrganization: (Public Ltd./Private Ltd./LLP etc.)
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    Name and designation of the person authorized

    • Name
    • Designation
    • E-mail
    • Contact Number

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    Annual Turnover for the last three Finawidth:8.5%">

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    Annual Turnover (Million USD)

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    2017

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    Part 2

    EOI Respondent NGO needs to mention its core business areas and any other relevant details /experience in a descriptive format. EOI Respondent NGO needs to mention its Technical and managerial capability for executingthe scope of se rvices.

    Please provide a response with details in not more than 2pages

    SECTION2: Documents to be submitted

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    a) The consultantshall demonstrate having sound financial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any other credible financialdocuments in which the consultant annual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) shall be US documents 755,000 (Seven Hundred and Fifty Five Thousand US

    OR

    Financials statements duly certified bythe Chartered Accountant

    OR

    Self-certification by the authorized signatory of the EoI mentioning theAnnual Turnover for the last three yea rs supported by financial statements or Annual Auditor Reports (for FY 2015, FY 2016, FY2017) clearly indicating the annual turnove r.

    Please note:

    The annual turnoverquoted must be the annual turnover of the EoI Resp ondent NGO/Lead Partner/JV and not its parent/child company.

    Thecontact detail for the auditors shall be provided for verification purposes.

    Information to beprovided<

    Documentary Evidence to be Provided

    Page number as part of Annexure

    The Consultant should be registered legal entityand should have been in business for the last 5 years in providing Consultancy Services of social aids and rural developmentactivities. (The consultant is required to provi de the Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation issued by relevant authorityin country of establishment).

    Copy Certificate of Incorporation issued byrelevant authority in country of establishment

    b

    c

    The consultant sho uld provide provenexperience for a minimum of one contract with the value of US$ 645,000 ( Six Hundred and Forty Five Thousand) having executed during any of the last five years of similar nature indicating the duration andvalue,

    Details of the experience should be submitted as per format iin Sectio value,

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    Please note:

    The credentials cited under this must have been executed by the EoI Respondent or theLead/JV partner and not its parent/child company

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    SECTION 3: Format forfur shing details of Credentials / Past Experiences for projects in undertaking related or similar assignment as at Sl. No. 3 ofSection2. The information need to be furnished as per the Format below for each credential.

    The project citationshould bea maximum of 2 pages per credential/project along with documents as mentioned under Sl. No. 3 of Section 2 (above). Thecitation ne ed to be furnished for each credential.

    Relevance of Project to the current scope (i.e. relevant project components indetail)

    Assignmentname:

    Country:

    Location within thecountry

    Name ofClient:

    Address:

    Name of the Legal Entity in whosename the contract is:

    Duration of assignment (moonth name):

    No. of man monthof the gnment:

    Start date (Month/year):

    Completiondate (Month /year):

    Approx. value of the overallcontract (inUSD):

    Approx. value of the services providedby your NGO underthe contract (in USD):

    Name of associated organiza tions, if any:

    Role of Consortium member:

    Narrative description of the Project:

    Detailed Scope of services, coverage of the project:

    • Consultant should explain in whhat way th width:100% executed assignment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment
    • TheConsultant should he exact role played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment was carried out in association withother NGOs a s JV or in sub-consultancy for carrying out the assignment.
    • Key-person inputs providedby the Consultant in e xecuting the assignment giving particulars such as qualification and experience of Key staff provided forthe assignment (CVs of suc h key staff are not required to be attached)

    Details ofthe impact of the project for the c lient:

    [1] Overall, the number of districtsto be covered under WEE-RDP may go up to 83 districts during the course of implementation depending upon the overall securitysituations in seven provinces.



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