– REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR WEST AFRICA COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAMME – COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH
WEST AFRICA COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAMME – COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH (NEW VERSION)
DATE : 11 JUN 2020 – 09 JUL 2020
VENUE : ECOWAS COMMISSION,
TOWN : ABUJA
COUNTRY : NIGERIA
SELECTION FOR CONSULTANTS
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: WEST AFRICA COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAMME – COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH
• ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW
The ECOWAS Commission invites eligible communications firms to indicate their interest in providing communications services for the West Africa Competiveness Programme (WACOMP). These services include communications strategy implementation, off and online communications, community outreach, communications capacity building, and awareness raising, among other activities.
Interested agencies must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (per the requirements detailed below). One or more firms will be selected in accordance with procedures set out by the ECOWAS. Selected firms will be retained as pre-qualified agencies for WACOMP communications projects over the program’s five-year implementation.
– Burkina Faso
– Cape Verde
– Cote d’Ivoire
– Gambia, The
– Sierra Leone
• ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION
The West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP) was adopted under the 11th European Union Development Fund (EDF) Regional Indicative Programme for an amount of €120m.
The programme aims to support several selected value chains at national and regional level to promote structural transformation and better access to regional and international markets, while taking into account social and environmental concerns. Its objective is to strengthen competitiveness of West African countries and enhance their integration into the regional and international trading system. To reach this overarching goal, the programme will work to:
• improve the performance, growth and contribution to industry, regional trade and exports of selected value chains, and
• improve the business climate at national and regional levels.