Guvernul Republicii Moldova

Ministerul Mediului

Relaunched: Selection of Service Provider to Support Conservation Agriculture Activities within Talent Retention for Rural Transformation Project

The CPIU IFAD (“the client”) invites eligible consulting firms (“consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services for “Support Conservation Agriculture Activities within Talent Retention for Rural Transformation Project”

 

Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. Interested firms should fill the template for expressions of interest and submit found at the following link and send it to the address indicated below.

 

The consulting services (“the services”) include implementing a set of activities during the period 2022 – 2023 with a duration of approx. 15 months. These project’s objectives and the activities to be implemented by the SP include:

 

  • conduct a nationwide survey on adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) practices by Moldovan farmers and, based on that, will develop a White Paper on the general picture of conservation agriculture in Moldova.
  • organize a national conservation agriculture convention to review the findings of the white paper and set out to work towards a national consensus on conservation agriculture.
  • organize workshops or expert panel of technical specialists to design a conservation agriculture curriculum and identify the appropriate international textbooks to use. Translate the textbooks in Romanian and Russian.
  • recruit international conservation agriculture expert who will develop a CA Training of trainers program and will train CA trainers. These trainers in their turn will further train 40 CA professionals.
  • assist selected by CPIU research institutions with preparing the grant application packages and conducting feasibility studies for the conservation agriculture machinery and demo plots. 
  • review the existing conservation agriculture master programs and propose a list of the most suitable ones for students’ scholarship grants that will be provided by CPIU IFAD.

 

Details on procurement (bid 56/22 TRTP), the qualification, and evaluation criteria for shortlisting can be found by accessing the LINK

 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS procurement method set out in IFAD’ project procurement handbook that can be accessed via the IFAD website at www.ifad.org/project-procurement.

 

Only companies (maximum of 6) that will be selected in the Short List (passing score is 70%) will be invited to submit the technical offer and the financial offer.

 

Consultants can associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

 

Any request for clarification on this REOI, for bid 56/22 TRTP, should be sent via e-mail to the address below procurement@ucipifad.md

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form using the forms provided for this purpose. EOIs shall be submitted to the address below no later than 22 November 2022 (relaunched), 17:00 (Moldova Time).

 

CPIU IFAD Moldova

Attn: Cristian Taranu, Procurement technical operator

Ștefan cel Mare și Sfînt bd. 162, Chișinău, MD-2004

E-mail: procurement@ucipifad.md

Tel. (022) 22 - 18 – 80