IFAD ASSISTED LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT FAMILY ENTERPRISE IN THE NIGER DELTA (LIFE-ND) PROJECT EDO STATE-
PREQUALIFICATION NOTICE FOR WORKS, SUPPLIES AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
IFAD ASSISTED LIVELIHOOD IMPROVEMENT FAMILY ENTERPRISE IN THE NIGER DELTA (LIFE-ND) PROJECT EDO STATE PROJECT COORDINATING OFFICE (SPCO)
IFAD Loan No: 2000002120
The Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a loan of US$60 Million equivalent from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) toward the cost of the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise Project- Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for Goods, Works, and Consulting/ Non-Consulting services to be procured under this program. Specifically, the program will undertake the following:
(1) Procurement of Works (Rural Roads, Land Development, Water Supply Schemes, markets, Agro buildings, processing and storage facilities), General renovation works.
(2) Procurement of Goods -Office Equipment, Office Furniture, Generating set, GPS Climate Smart Agriculture equipment, Agro Processing Equipment, Agro Inputs.
(3) Procurement of Consultancy and related services including: – Training of incubators and Incubatees/Apprentices, Training on procurement/ financial management, Operation and Maintenance, Supervision Planning and Reporting. M & E services, Procurement Advisory services, Policy and strategy formulation, Agricultural Extension Services, Climate Change and Environment, Rural Institution strengthening, Financial Inclusion Services and Rural Infrastructure Services, General training and Technical assistance , Knowledge Management and Communication services.
(4) Procurement of Non-Consultancy services – Hotel and Catering services, Janitorial services, Office maintenance and security, Event management.
The program includes the following components: (a) Enhancement of economic opportunities for rural youth and women which includes Support to Rural Agribusiness Incubation, Production and Marketing Infrastructure Support to Agribusinesses, Financial Inclusion support for Agric Business, Rural Institution Strengthening and Knowledge Management (b) Program Management and Coordination.