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GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR IMPROVED NUTRITION (GAIN)-

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR REDUCING POST HARVEST LOSS ACROSS VITAMIN A MAIZE & CASSAVA VALUE CHAINS IN SELECTED GEOGRAPHIES NIGERIA

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
REDUCING POST HARVEST LOSS ACROSS VITAMIN A MAIZE & CASSAVA VALUE CHAINS IN SELECTED GEOGRAPHIES NIGERIA
ISSUED BY THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR IMPROVED NUTRITION (GAIN) AND HARVESTPLUS

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KANO STATE AGRO-PASTORAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (KSADP)-

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOR IMPROVING CROP RESIDUE UTILIZATION – PROCUREMENT OF MACHINES & MATERIALS

KANO STATE GOVERNMENT
INVITATION FOR BIDS
NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING (NCB)
COUNTRY: NIGERIA
NAME OF PROJECT: KANO STATE AGRO-PASTORAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (KSADP)
SECTOR: AGRICULTURE
PROCUREMENT OF GOODS
MODE OF FINANCING: ISDB ISTISNA’A
FINANCING NO. NGA 1007
CONTRACT TITLE: IMPROVING CROP RESIDUE UTILIZATION – PROCUREMENT OF MACHINES & MATERIALS
NCB REFERENCE NO. KN/KSADP/G/A. 1.1.4/001

1. The Kano State Government has received financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) toward the cost of the Kano State Agro – Pastoral Development Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract Improving Crop Residue Utilization – Procurement of Machines & Materials.

2. The Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Procurement of;

LOT 1: 200 No. Residue Chopping Machines
LOT 2: Materials for the processing of Crop Residues

3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in lsDB’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and related services under Islamic Development Bank Protect Financing (April 2019 version) and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Kano State Agro – Pastoral Development Project, KM 9, KNARDA Building, Hadejia Road, Kano Nigeria, Tel; 08035960538, email: ksadp2018@gmail.com and purchase the bidding documents during office hours 0900hours to 1700hours working days

5. A complete set of bidding documents in English Language may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifty Thousand Naira Only (NGN50.000.00). The method of payment will be payable into 0080187881, Sterling Bank, KSADP State Government Counterpart Fund. Such a receipt shall identify the payer as representing the company or “joint-venture” willing to participate in the bid. The document can be collected during working hours, at the Secretariat of the KSADP. KNARDA Building, KM 9 Hadejia Road, Kano.

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ALLIANCE FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA (AGRA)-

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR CONSULTANCY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FLAGSHIP PROGRAM ON POWERING AND BOOSTING AGRICULTURAL GRAINS AND SERVICES FLAGSHIP IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

ALLIANCE FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA (AGRA)
RFP: CONSULTANCY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FLAGSHIP PROGRAM ON POWERING AND BOOSTING AGRICULTURAL GRAINS AND SERVICES FLAGSHIP IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is a not-for-profit organization working with African governments, other donors, NGOs, the private sector, and African farmers to significantly and sustainably improve the productivity and incomes of resource poor smallholder farmers in Africa. AGRA aims to ensure that smallholders have what they need to succeed: good seeds and healthy soils; access to markets, information, financing, storage and transport; and policies that provide them with comprehensive support. Through developing Africa’s high-potential breadbasket areas, while also boosting farm productivity across more challenging environments, AGRA works to transform smallholder agriculture into a highly productive, efficient, sustainable and competitive system, while protecting the environment. AGRA works across several African Countries including Nigeria.

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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)-

INVITATION TO BID FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF ANIMAL AND POULTRY FEEDS TO BE DELIVERED TO VARIOUS FAO LOCATIONS IN THE NORTH-EAST NIGERIA

FAO
INVITATION TO BID – REF. 2021/FRNIR/FRNIR/110347 FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF ANIMAL AND POULTRY FEEDS TO BE DELIVERED TO VARIOUS FAO LOCATIONS IN THE NORTH-EAST NIGERIA
REFERENCE: 2021/FRNIR/FRNIR/110347
BENEFICIARY COUNTRY(IES): NIGERIA
PUBLISHED ON:07-JUN-2021
DEADLINE ON:14-JUN-2021 13:00 (GMT 1.00) WESTERN EUROPE TIME, LONDON, LISBON, CASABLANCA

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INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (IFAD)-

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (IFAD)
IFAD AGRIHUB
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
“CONSULTANCY SERVICES”
SECTOR: RESEARCH
CONSULTANCY SERVICES: IMPLEMENTING THE INTEGRATED AGRIBUSINESS HUB PROJECT
FINANCING AGREEMENT REFERENCE: IFAD GRANT NUMBER- 2000002860
PROJECT ID NO. PJ- 003115

This request for expression of interest follows the general procurement procedures for this project issued under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of her contributions to create sustainable employment and income generating opportunities for young people and omen in agriculture and related activities.

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) through its Youth in Agribusiness office is collaborating with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Songhai centre in Nigeria to implement the Integrated Agribusiness Hub Project, a unique and comprehensive approach to the establishment, testing and operations of Youth in Agribusiness as well as building a sustainable Agriculture.

The selected Consultant will collaborate with the project team and carry out the followings: Conduct market research towards the adoption of value chains for selected beneficiaries, Develop Business/Investment Plan for the Hub, Connect beneficiaries to innovative and inclusive financing, Execute business services and provide guidance and virtual monitoring to such services replicated by youth led enterprises within and outside the hub, Carry out business planning and finance training through a series of “on board” training modules developed for this purpose, Design and execute strategy for job placements to beneficiaries in employment track and access to financial institutions for beneficiaries in entrepreneurship track, Facilitation of partnerships or collaboration between national, state, local or international partners and the agribusiness startups, Design a verifiable mean of identification and tracking of the beneficiaries during and after the program in a manner that is suitable to both the project and the financial or job organization.

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GERMAN COOPERATION-

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR VALUE CHAIN ASSESSMENT

GERMAN COOPERATION
TENDER FOR VALUE CHAIN ASSESSMENT

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; through its “GIZ PEACECORE”, financed by the German Government, cordially invites Interested and qualified consulting firms/Consultants to express their interest:

For a Value Chain Assessment: to map existing agricultural and pastoral value chains in 6 selected LGAs of Plateau State, and to identify and recommend opportunities to enhance underserved agricultural and pastoral value chains with a focus on sustainable (organic) production.

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NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SEED COUNCIL, SHEDA GWAGWALADA, ABUJA-

INVITATION TO TENDER AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SEED COUNCIL, SHEDA GWAGWALADA
KM 29 ABUJA-LOKOJA HIGH WAY
INVITATION TO TENDER AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

INTRODUCTION
The Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated funds to the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) in the 2021 Capital Appropriation for the Procurement of Works, Goods, and Services for the Execution of policies, programmes and projects towards achieving the Mandates of the Seed Council. Accordingly, the Seed Council wishes to invite qualified, interested and eligible Vendors, Contractors and Consultants to participate in the bidding process.

SCOPE OF WORKS/SUPPLIES/SERVICES

CATEGORY A: WORKS

S/N LOT PROJECT TITLE/DESCRIPTION
1 NASC/1/W/2021 Rehabilitations of Buildings at Corporate Head Quarter Sheda
2 NASC/2/W/2021 Upgrading of Seed Testing Laboratory
3 NASC/3/W/2021 Setting up of Tissue Culture Laboratory
4 NASC/4/W/2021 Rehabilitation of four Seed Processing Plants and procurement of two new numbers in Asaba and Gombe
5 NASC/5/W/2021 Establishment/Equipping of Seed Bank
6 NASC/6/W/2021 Rehabilitation of Road Network at Technical Office Sheda
7 NASC/7/W/2021 Provision of Solar Streetlights with Specifications of 100w 10. 000 Lumens High Efficiency Mono/Poly Crystalline Panel Life P04 Battery in Borno Central Senatorial Zone Borno State
8 NASC/8/W/2021 Surface Dressing in Makera, Goya and Tumburkai of Dandume and Funtua Katsina State
9 NASC/9/W/2021 Supply and installation of all-in-one Solar Streetlight, 10,000 Lumens With Lithium Battery Pri-Ats in Borno North Senatorial District, Borno State
10 NASC/10/W/2021 Provision of Solar Street Light all in one
11 NASC/11/W/2021 Supply and installation of all-in-one Solar Street Light, 10,000 Lumens with Lithium Battery Pri-Ats across the sox Geo-Political Zones
12 NASC/12/W/2021 Construction of Katuzu, Zango Road
13 NASC/13/W/2021 Construction of Lawan Musa/Sabon Gari Road
14 NASC/14/W/2021 Construction and Provision of 10,000 Lumens Solar Street Lights, Mono Poly Crystalline Solar Panel with Lithium ion Battery to improve security in Mongunu, Marte and Ngazai Federal Constituency, Borno State

CATEGORY B: GOODS

S/N LOT PROJECT TITLE/DESCRIPTION
1 NASC/15/2021 Purchase of Office Equipment for the Headquarter and 6 Regional Offices
2 NASC/16/2021  Provision of Humanitarian Support to Internally Displaced Persons in (i) Marte, (ii) Monguno, (iii) Nganzai And (iv) Ngala
3 NASC/17/2021 Seed Certification Materials and Electronic Authentication
4 NASC/18/2021 Upgrading of Office Library
5 NASC/19/2021 Provision of Humanitarian Support to internally Displaced Persons in Borno Central Senatorial Zone Borno State
6 NASC/20/2021 Supply of Seed and Agro Input Starter Packs for Seed Entrepreneurship Program to Select Farming Cooperatives in Ohaozara, Onicha & Ivo Federal Constituency
7 NASC/21/2021 Supply of Fertilizers (NPK & UREA) in Bunkure, Funtua in Kano and Katsina State
8 NASC/22/2021 Supply of Empowerment Kits to Women and Youth in Carpentry, Agriculture, Sewing and Soap Making in Gombi /Hong Federal Constituency, Adamawa State
9 NASC/23/2021 Supply of quality Seed in Yola South LGA of Yola North, Yola South and Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State
10 NASC/24/2021 Supply of Agricultural Seed to Farmers in Toungo/Ganye/Jada/Mayo-Belwa Federal Constituency Adamawa State
11 NASC/25/2021 Procurement and Supply of quality Seeds for Farmers in Ardokola/Karim Lamido/Lau Federal Constituency Taraba State
12 NASC/26/2021 Purchase of Tractors and Fertilizers to Farmers in Biu/Bayo/Kwayakusar/Shani Federal Constituency, Borno State
13 NASC/27/2021 Supply of Improved Seeds in Duki Michika, (ii) Gerei of Adamawa State
14 NASC/28/2021 Operational Vehicles for Seed Certification and Seed Law Enforcement Activities in the 36 States
15 NASC/29/2021 Procurement and Supply of quality Seeds for Farmers in Kogi Central Senatorial District, Kogi State
16 NASC/30/2021 Supply of Agricultural Seeds to Farmers in Bende Federal Constituency, Abia State
17 NASC/31/2021 Provision of Improved Seeds, Fertilizers, Chemicals, Knapsack Sprayers and other implements to Farmers in Gyawana, Lamurde LGA, Adamawa State.
18 NASC/32/2021 Supply of Fertilizer to Farmers in Rano Kano, Kano State
19 NASC/33/2021 Supply of Pumping Machine to Farmers in Rano Kano, Kano State
20 NASC/34/2021 Supply of Quality Seeds to Girei LGA Adamawa State
21 NASC/35/2021 Provision of Relief Materials To internally Displaced Persons in Monguno, Marte and in Nganzai Federal Constituency Borno State

CATEGORY C: CONSULTANCY SERVICE

S/N LOT PROJECT TITLE/DESCRIPTION
1 NASC/36/CS/2021 Seed System Development and Consultancy
2 NASC/37/CS/2021 Training of 500 Community Based Seed Producers in (i) Mafa, (ii) kala Balge, (iii) Ngala (iv) Monguno (v) Nganzai and (vi) Marte of Borno State
3 NASC/38/CS/2021 Training and empowerment of Youths and Women in Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency of Sokoto State
4 NASC/39/CS/2021 Strategic Capacity Building and Empowerment of Women and Youths in Farm products in Chibok/Damboa/Gwoza Federal Constituency, Borno State
5 NASC/40/CS/2021 Design, Preparation of Bill of Quantity and the supervision of the Surface Dressing in Makera, Goya and Tumburkai of Dandume and Funtua Katsina State
6 NASC/41/CS/2021 Consultancy for Building Digital Systems Application platform.
7 NASC/42/CS/2021 Capacity Building for NASC Centre of Excellence
8 NASC/43/CS/2021 Capacity Building on Modem Techniques of Seed Multiplication in Borno North Senatorial District
9 NASC/44/CS/2021 Evaluating National Seed System Programme and Annual Seed data System Survey
10 NASC/45/CS/2021 Consultancy for Sensitization of Seed inspectors, Seed Producers and Seed Dealers on the New Seed Act No 21 of 2019 and other relevant Statutory Documents for enhanced enforcement of Seed Standard including production and presentation of documents to participants

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested and competent Contractors wishing to carry out the above listed jobs are required to submit the following documents which will be subjected to verification by the Council:
i. Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Please attach the company’s Article of Memorandum and duly certified forms CAC 1.1 or CAC 2 & 7. Business Name is also acceptable for Services;
ii. Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate (or Personal Income Tax Clearance Certificates of all the Partners in case of Business Name) for the last three years (2018, 2019, 2020) expiring on 31st December, 2021, with minimum average annual turnover as stated in the Bid documents;
iii. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years-2018, 2019 & 2020,
iv. Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
v. Evidence of current industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
vi. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
vii. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/12/2021 or valid Certificate issued by BPP:
viii. A Sworn affidavit:
• disclosing whether or not any officer of relevant committees of National Agricultural Seed Council or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the Bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
• that no Partner/Director have been convicted in any Country for criminal offences related to fraudulent or corrupt practices or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter;
• that the Company is not under receivership, the subject of any form of winding up petition or proceedings, insolvency or Bankruptcy:
xi. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the projects;
xii. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
xiii. Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications such as COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON etc.);
xiv. Works: List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease;
xv. Category C: Evidence of Firm’s current registration with relevant regulatory professional body(ies);
xvi. Category C: Evidence of accreditation by Centre for Management Development (CMD);
xvii. Only companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development Council’s approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles or their authorized representatives should bid for the vehicles;
xviii. For Supply of Equipment: Letter of Authorization as representative of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs);
xix. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorised officer of the firm.

COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENT (CATEGORY A & B)
Tender documents are obtainable from Procurement office, NASC Headquarters Sheda-Gwagwalada on the presentation of original receipt of non-refundable tender fee of N10,000:00 (Ten Thousand Naira) for each Lot paid into National Agricultural Seeds Council TSA/REMITA A/C.

SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A & B)
The completed tender documents must be duly registered at the Procurement Unit and submitted in three (3) copies, one (1) original and two (2) copies in two separate envelopes clearly marked “Technical” and “Financial”. Both Envelopes must be submitted in one large sealed envelope, mark with Lot number at the top left Hand corner and addressed to the Secretary Tenders Board, National Agricultural Seed Council, Sheda, Gwagwalada KM29 Abuja-Lokoja High way. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 7th June, 2021.

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (CATEGORY C)
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed as indicated above and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 10th May, 2021.

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TECHNOSERVE-

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR ADVANCING LOCAL DAIRY DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA(ALDDN) COOPERATIVE STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT ( in ADAMAWA, KADUNA, KANO OR PLATEAU STATES)

TECHNOSERVE
ALDDN COOPERATIVE STRENGTHENING AND SUPPORT

1. BACKGROUND ON TECHNOSERVE
TechnoServe is an international nonprofit organization that promotes business solutions to poverty in the
developing world. It is headquartered in Washington, DC and operates in 29 countries worldwide.
TechnoServe’s mission is to work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build
competitive farms, businesses and industries. It does this by linking people to information, capital and
markets. With nearly 50 years of proven results, TechnoServe believes in the power of private enterprise
to transform lives. For more information about TechnoServe (TNS), please visit

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