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Hiring Of Fp For South East Region: Province Ghazni (ghazni Town 127 Cdcs) Province Paktika (sharana 69 Cdcs) Total Cdcs 196

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Hiring Of Fp For South East Region: Province Ghazni (ghazni Town 127 Cdcs) Province Paktika (sharana 69 Cdcs) Total Cdcs 196
Request for Expression of Interest
OP00063121
N/A
3 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
English
Women Empowerment Rural Development Project
World Bank

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

(Consulting Services – NGOsSelection)

Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of RuralRehabilitation & Development (MRR D)

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

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

NPA Ref.No.: NPA/MRRD/97/CS-2359/FBS

Type of Contract: Lump Sum

Duration:36 Months

Duty Station: Ghazn i and PaktikaProvinces

1. Background:

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministryof Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the WEE-RDP, and intendd o to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for Facilitating Partner (FP) to Provide Implementation Support forCommunitMobilization and Institutions Development for Ghazni and Paktika Provinces.

The Women’sEconomic E mpowerment Rural Development Project (WEE-RDP) will be implemented in 76 districts covering all 34 provinces[1]following two implem entation modalities: 1. By utilizing the services of Facilitating Partners (FPs), and 2. Directly byMRRD personnel at nationa l, provincial, and community level. Specific details of districts to be covered under the project havebeen provided in the followin g table. This TOR provides the details of the expected responsibilities for the FPs under theproject. The list of provinces and dis tricts covered as part of first implementation modalities i.e. through the support of FPsare given below:

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Region

Name of the Province

Name of Districts

Total Villages/CDCs

Number of Villages/CDCs to be covered 70%

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1.Ghazni

Ghazni town

181

127

2. Paktika

Sharana

98

69

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279

196

2. Key Objectives and Scope of theAssignment:

WEE-RDP will promote women’s economic empowerment through strong financially ssustainable and self-managed communi Assignment:

 y institutions, improved income, sustainable enterprises,and developing increased access to finproject activities/priorities are to

a) To promoteself-help groups (SHGs) and their cluste rs/association from poor or vulnerablehouseholds

b) To promote women owned EGs/PAs showing increase in volume of salesand

c) Promote income and employment enhancing opportunities by building capacities,improving access to financial services, and establishing partnerships with private sector for improving marketaccess.

The specific objective of this assignment is to provide intensive, high quality implementation support to WEE-RDPtowards achievement of its project development objective of increasing social and economic empowerment of poor rural women inselected communities.

The field based facilitating partners (FPs) will be responsible for supporting WEE-RDP in establishmment o select District Facilitation Team (DFT) structure at the grass-root level and make it functional in all aspects as animplementing uWEE-RDP. This DFT will be supported through the administrative staff at national, regional, and district level thatMRRD will be de ploying. The FPs will carry out its responsibilities under overall guidance of MRRD and WEE-RDP program authoritiesand as per instr uctions and guidelines issued by them. Each DFT will be assigned to work in a specific district in which atleast 70% of all t he communities will be covered. The FP will ensure high quality implementation with proper socialaccountability and transpare ncy.

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

3. National Procurement Authority on behalf ofMinistry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), GoI RA, now invites eligible NGOs (“Consultants”) to indicatetheir interest in providing the aforesaid Services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they havethe required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The shortlistingcriteria:

a) &nbs p; The Consultant shouldbe registered legal entity and should have been in business for the last 5 ye ars in providing Consultancy Services of social aidsand rural development activities. (The consultant is required to provide the Co py of the Certificate of Incorporation issued byrelevant authority in country of establishment).

b) &nbs p; The consultant shall demonstrate havingsound financial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any other credible f inancial documents in which theconsultant annual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017 shall beUSD 480,000 (Four hundred eighty thousand US Dollars).

c) The consultant should provideproven experience for a minimum of at least one contract with the value of USD 410,000 (Four h undred and ten thousand USDollar) having executed during any of the last five years of similar nature preferably in Afghan istan and/or otherconflict/ immediate post conflict zones/ countries. Indicating the duration and value, which should showcas e theexpertise/strength of the consultant for the undertaking such assignments. The Consultant while describing the assignment(s) f orsimilar experience should furnish the following details:

§ Consultant should explainin what way the executed assignment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment.

§ The Consultant should explain the exact role played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment was carried out inassociation with other NGOs as JV or in sub-consultancy for carrying out the assignment.

Note: the Consulltan asso who intends to express interest for more than one assignment, should fulfill the shortlisting criteria of (b) and (c) asan agg ted base and they should submit their EOIs separately for each package.

The requirements forConsultants who intends to associate with other NGOs in the form of a Joint Venture (JV) or Consortium or asub-consultancy to enha nce their qualifications are indicated as under:

i. & nbsp; The leadpartner is required to be identified clearly and the Consultant shall state the composi tion and nature of their association(JV/ sub-consultant) in their EOI.

ii. In case of JV, all partners i.e. the lead and JV member/s shall meet100% of the shortlisting criteria of (a) (b) and (c) above.

iii. &nbss 1; In case of Consultant who intends to associate with other NGOs in the form of a sub-consultancy, the leadpartn r shall meet the shortlisting criteria of (a), (b) & (c) above.

d. Eligibility requirements in compliance withparagra phs 3.21, 3.22, & 3.23 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, Procurement Ininvestment Pro jects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services July 2016, revised November 2017.

T he attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’sProcurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, Procurement In investment Projects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting andConsulting Services July 2016, rev ised November 2017, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict ofinterest. In addition, please refer tothe following information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as perparagraph 3.16 and 3.17 of World Bank’s P rocurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers available atwww.worldbank.org/.

e. & nbsp; Consultant having some regionalexperience is desirable.

4. Consultants may associate with other NGOs in theform of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. If consultants intend to associate with other NGOs, thhey forare advised to clearly identify the lead partner and state the composition and nature of the association (JV/sub-consultant) in ir EOI.

5. A consultant will beselected through Fixed Bud get Selection (FBS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s ProcurementRegulations for IPF Borrowers, P rocurement in investment Projects Financing, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting ServicesJuly 2016, revised November 2017.

6. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, by mail, or by e-mail) by by 16:00 Hours. (Kabul Local Time). For convenience, the EOIs submitted by the consultants shouldprefe y not exceed 40 pages. Further information in respect to this REOI can be obtained at the address below by email or in personduringoffice hours [08:00-16:00 Hours].

Attention: Aziz Ahmad Obaidi

Procurement Manager(Economy, A griculture and Rural Development Sector Department)

National Procurement Authority

AdministrativeOffice of the President

Pashtunestan Wat, Kabul, Afghanistan

Phone Number:+93(0)202147556

Email: a ziz.obaidi@aop.gov.af

Copied to wais.rahimi@aop.gov.af,n.wahedi@aop.gov.af , Nawid.Naziri@aop.gov.af ,   ;and, Fahim.ahmadi@mrrd.gov.af,ali.joyan@mrrd.gov.af,

Web site: www.npa.gov.af

Annexure 1: Formatfor Expression of Interest

The expression of interes t must be submitted as per the followingformat:

{Note: In case documents submitted are in any language other than Eng lish, the consultant should submit aself-certified copy of the translated document in English (along with originals).}

SECTION 1: Organization Details (In case the EoI is being submitted as a Joint Venture,the information has to be submitted for the Lead Partner as well as other members of the Joint Ventureseparately.)

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SECTION 2: Documents to be submitted

Part 1: OrganisationDetail

I.

Name of the Organization

II.

Details of the Organization

  • Address of the Registered Office:
  • Telephone:
  • Facsimile:
  • Website:

III.

Informationabout Organization

  • Year of Establishment:(copy the incorporation certificate shall be provided)
  • Status of the Organization: (Public Ltd./Private Ltd./LLPetc.)

IV.

Name and designation of the person authorized

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Annual Turnover for the last three Financial Years

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Annual Turnover (MillionUSD)

2015

Financial Year

2016

2017

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Part 2

EOI RespondentNGO needs to mention its core business areas and any other relevant details / experience in a descriptive format. EOI Respondennt NGO&nbs NGO n;needs to mention its Technical and managerial capability for executing the scope ofservices.

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Information to be provided

Documentary Evidence to be Provided

Page number as partof Annexure

a

Th e Consultant should be registered legal entity and should have been in business for the last 5years in providing Consultancy Servic es of social aids and rural development activities. (The consultant is required to providethe Copy of the Certificate of Incorporat ion issued by relevant authority in country of establishment).Copy Certificate o f Incorporation issued by relevant authority in country ofestablishment

b

The consultant shall demonstrate having soundfinancial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any other credibl e financial documents in which the consultantannual turnover for any of the last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017 shall be USD 480,000(Four hundred eighty thousand US Dollars).

Statutory Auditor’scertificate (i.e. FY 2015, FY 2016, FY 2017) that provides the information explicitly as per the specific requirement of thecriterion.

OR

Financials statements duly certified by the Chartered Accountant

OR

Self-certification by the authorized signatory of the EoI mentioning the Annual Turnover forthe last three years supported by financial statements or Annual Auditor Reports (for FY 2015, FY 2016, FY 2017) clearly indicatinghe annual turnover.

Please note:

The annual turnover quoted must be the annualturnover of the EoI Respondent NGO/Lead Partner/JV and not its parent/child company

The contact detail for the auditorss shall turnovebe provided for verification purposes.

c

Th e consultant should provide provenexperience for a minimum of at least one contract with the value of USD 410,000 (Four hun dred and ten thousand US Dollar)having executed during any of the last five years of similar nature indicating the duratio n andvalue.

Details of the experience should besubmitted as per format in Section 3.

Please note:

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

SECTION3: Format for furnishing details of Credentials / Past Experiences for projects in undertaking related or si milarassignment as at Sl. No. 3 of Section 2. The information need to be furnished as per the Format below for each credential.

The project citation should be a maximum of 2 pages per credential/project along with documents as mentioned under Sl.No. 3 of Section 2 (above). The citation need to be furnished for each credential.

Detailed Scope of services, coverage of the project:

  • Co colssultant should explain in what way the executed assignment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment
  • li>The Consultant should explain the exact role played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment wascarried out in association with other NGOs
  • as JV or in sub-consultancy for carrying out theassignment.
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Name ofClient:

Address:

Name of the LegalEntity in whose name the contract is:

Durationof assignment (months):

No.of man month of the assignment:

Start date (Month/year):

Completion date (Month/year):

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p; (in USD):

he services provided by your NGO under the contract (inUSD):

Name of associated organizations, ifany:

Role of Consort iummember:

Narrative description of theProject:

Key-person inputs provided by the Consultant in executing the assignment giving particulars suchas qualification and experience of Key staff p rovided for the assignment (CVs of such key staff are not required to beattached)

Relevance ofProject to the current scope (i.e. relevant project component s indetail)

Details ofthe impact of the project for the client:

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



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