RFQ: Establish Post Harvest Centre for Herbs and Spices I Assuit Governorate

RFQ: Establish Post Harvest Centre for Herbs and Spices I Assuit Governorate

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RFQ Number: CNFA-FAS-RFQ-GRANTS- El-Esraa-2019-02-01

Issuance Date: February  01, 2019

Site Visit ( Upon Confirmation): Anticipated; Monday, February 18, 2019

 

Offerors are strongly encouraged to participate in the site visit, to best understand the specifications of the equipment being requested.

Offerors must indicate their interest in participating in a site visit to procurement@egyptfas.orgby Tuesday, February 12, 2019

El-Esraa (Association for Community Development – Abnoub ) – Assuit Governorate

 

specific details to be provided on logistics of site visit upon expression of interest by bidders to participate.

Deadline for Questions: Sunday, Febraury 24, 2019 @ 3:00pm

Deadline for Offers: Sunday, March 03, 2019 @ 3:00pm

Description: Establish Post Harvest Centre for Herbs and Spices I Assuit Governorate

For: Egypt Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS)

Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Contract Number: AID-263-A-15-00022

Implemented By: CNFA (Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture)

Point of Contact FAS Procurement Manager procurement@egyptfas.org 

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RFQ: Establish Seeds, Herbs and Chamomile drying & Packing lines in Menya Governorate

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RFQ Number: CNFA-FAS-RFQ-GRANTS- LOTUS-2019-02-01

Issuance Date: February  01, 2019

Site Visit ( Upon Confirmation) Anticipated; Sunday, February 17, 2019

 

Offerors are strongly encouraged to participate in the site visit, to best understand the specifications of the equipment being requested.

Offerors must indicate their interest in participating in a site visit to procurement@egyptfas.orgby Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lotus (Upper Egypt Company for Organic Herbs and Spices) – Menya Governorate

 

specific details to be provided on logistics of site visit upon expression of interest by bidders to participate.

Deadline for Questions: Sunday, Febraury 24, 2019 @ 3:00pm

Deadline for Offers: Sunday, March 03, 2019 @ 3:00pm

Description: Establish Seeds, Herbs and Chamomile drying & Packing lines in Menya Governorate

For: Egypt Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS)

Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Contract Number: AID-263-A-15-00022

Implemented By: CNFA (Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture)

Point of Contact FAS Procurement Manager procurement@egyptfas.org 

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RFQ: Hazelnut Drying Equipment

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CNFA announces a Request for Quotations (RFQ) #CNFA-AZ-90 through an open tender for procurement ofHazelnut Drying Equipment.

1. Purchaser Information: 

Purchaser: CNFA 

City: Baku 

Email: procurement@asapaz.org 

 

2. Subject of Procurement:

The subject of the procurement is Hazelnut Drying Equipment.

3. Other Conditions: 

All tender documentation, including terms and conditions for this procurement, will be provided upon request by email upon CNFA’s receipt of email requests from interested vendors at the following address: procurement@asapaz.org. Tender documentation will not be provided after 18:00 Baku time on February 7, 2019. The deadline for accepting bids will be 18:00 Baku time on February 11, 2019.

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RFQ: Equipment line for mixing, mincing, and forming dried fruits and berries

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CNFA announces a Request for Quotations (RFQ) #CNFA-AZ-87 through an open tender for procurement of an equipment line for mixing, mincing, and forming dried fruits and berries.

 

1. Purchaser Information:

 

Purchaser: CNFA

 

City: Baku

 

Email: procurement@asapaz.org 

 

2. Subject of Procurement:

A purchase of a mixing, mincing, and forming equipment line for Balakan Foods LLC in Balakan region

 

3. Other Conditions:

All tender documentation, including terms and conditions for this procurement, will be provided upon request by email upon CNFA’s receipt of requests from interested vendors at the following address: procurement@asapaz.org. Tender documentation will not be provided after 18:00 Baku time on January 25, 2019. The deadline for receiving bids will be 18:00 Baku time on January 28, 2019.

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RFQ: Hazelnut Farming Machinery and Equipment

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RFQ Number: CNFA-AZ-86

Issuance Date: December 20, 2018

Deadline for Questions: January 9, 2019

Deadline for Offers: January 15, 2019

Description: Hazelnut Farming Machinery and Equipment

For: Agricultural Support to Azerbaijan Project (ASAP)

Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

AID-112-C-14-00001

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact

Ms. Konul Veliyeva

Subcontracts & TTF Specialist

procurement@asapaz.org

 

1.      Introduction: The Agricultural Support to Azerbaijan Project (ASAP) is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Azerbaijan. The objective of ASAP is to support the diversification of the economy through initiatives that assist small and medium-sized agribusinesses and farmers to grow. As part of its project activities, ASAP requires the procurement and installation of machinery and equipment for the Azerbaijan Hazelnut Producers and Processors Association (AHPEA). The purpose of this RFQ is to solicit quotations for this activity.

 

The proposed project activity involves establishment of an Agricultural Services Center, including machinery and processing equipment for AHPEA in Zagatala region. The purpose of this RFQ is to solicit quotations for these items.

 

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFQ. Failure to adhere to instructions described in this RFQ may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.

 

2.      Offer Deadline and Protocol: Offers must be received by no later than 18:00 Baku time on January 15, 2019. Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. Offers must be submitted by email to procurement@asapaz.org

 

Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. The cover page of this solicitation summarizes the important dates of the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow the provided deadlines to be considered for award.

 

It is not required to provide offers for all machinery and equipment. Partial offers will be accepted.

 

3.      Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted by no later than 18:00 Baku time on January 9, 2019 by email to procurement@asapaz.org. Questions must be submitted in writing; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification—and the responses thereto—that CNFA believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFQ recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.

 

Only the written answers issued by CNFA will be considered official and carry weight in the RFQ process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of CNFA or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFQ.

4.      Technical Requirements: Below are the technical requirements of the commodities/services. Offerors are requested to provide quotations containing the information below on official letterhead or official quotation format.

 

The subject of this RFQ is procurement of two tractors, two air blast sprayers and two flail mowers. In order to establish an Agricultural Service Center, the Association requires for its ownership and operation innovative orchard management machinery. The machinery includes both an air-blast orchard sprayer and “Flail-Type” mower for controlling grasses and weeds between rows. This type of mower is currently not used in the hazelnut industry in Azerbaijan and so this demonstration of modern, improved machinery would be a significant step forward for hazelnut producers. 

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RFQ: Delivery of Global G.A.P compliance items for 650 Farmers in 6 Associations

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RFQ Number: RFQ GAP Tools 2018

Issuance Date: November 30 2018

Deadline for Questions: December 9 2018

Deadline for Offers: 4:00 PM CLT December 9, 2018

Description: Delivery of Global G.A.P compliance items for 650 Farmers in 6 Associations

For: Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS) Project

Funded By: USAID AID-216-A-15-00022

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact

FAS Procurement Manager

Villa Taie, Gezira Gardens Street, Ramla, El Bairat, West Bank, Luxor, Egypt

procurement@egyptfas.org

 

1. Introduction: The Egypt FAS is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Egypt. The goal of the FAS project is to Support smallholder farmers in Upper Egypt.

As part of project activities, the FAS Project will train and assist 2,000 farmers in gaining Global GAP and Fair trade certification. For this purpose, FAS Project is procuring safety tools & kits with this RFQ, please refer to Section 4 the technical requirements of this document.

 

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFQ.  Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFQ may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.

 

2.  Offer Deadline and Protocol: Offers must be received no later than 4:00 PM CLT December 4, 2018 Offers must be submitted by email. Any emailed offers must be emailed to procurement@egyptfas.org. Any hard copy deliveries must be stamped and signed by the offeror’s authorized representative and delivered to the FAS procurement team.

 

 Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. The cover page of this solicitation summarizes the important dates of the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow the provided deadlines to be considered for award.

 

3. Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted no later than 1:00 pm CLT on December 9, 2018 by email to Procurement@egyptfas.org. Questions must be submitted in writing; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification—and the responses thereto—that CNFA believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFQ recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.

 

Only the written answers issued by CNFA will be considered official and carry weight in the RFQ process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of CNFA or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFQ.

 

4.  Technical Requirements: The table below contains the technical requirements of the commodities. Offerors are requested to provide quotations containing the information below on official letterhead or official quotation format in accordance with the following assumptions:

All the specifications mentioned here in this document are the minimum specifications. 

Sample or Brochures and catalogues, or pictures submission with the RFQ are highly encouraged.

Offerors should submit their “best offer” for each item in full compliance with the technical specifications, i.e. one quotation per item, and should not provide multiple varieties for consideration. 

Offerors must offer the entire quantity or quantities indicated

CNFA intends to award a Blanket Purchase Agreement, which will allow CNFA to make recurring purchases from the selected vendor. Accordingly, the quantities indicated in the table below are quantities that FAS project plans to procure on a rolling basis through use of a blanket purchase agreement signed with the selected offeror. CNFA expects offerors to indicate their ability to provide the requested items at the required specifications listed. CNFA will then issue individual Purchase Orders of varying quantities on a recurring basis during the life of the Blanket Purchase Agreement of 12 months. 

Offerors must submit quotations with clearly specified unit prices, and these unit prices should

remain unchanged should CNFA request to increase or decrease the quantity of items proposed in      

the table included in the full RFQ. CNFA will not consider offers which provide quotations without unit prices.

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Request for Expression of Interest: Monetization for the FY 2019 Food for Progress Notice of Funding Opportunity

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Issue Date: November 21, 2018

Closing Date:November 29, 2018

RFP No: USDA-FFPr-2019-01

Place of Performance: Washington DC and in selected FFPr country(ies)

Period of performance:  As agreed during proposal development

Submission email: Michelle Small, Program Development Coordinator, msmall@cnfa.org

Background:

Founded in 1985, CNFA manages an active portfolio of $300 million in programs in 18 countries. CNFA leads and implements programs that support private-sector-led initiatives and increase employment; strengthen agribusinesses, value chains, and markets; increase access to affordable financial services; and increase smallholder incomes and uptake of improved technologies. CNFA anticipates submitting one or more applications in response to the FY 2019 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress (FFPr) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Through this solicitation, CNFA is seeking proposals for a monetization service provider to be included in our applications. 

Statement of Work:

CNFA is seeking expressions of interest (EOIs) for a monetization service provider in anticipation of the FY 2019 FFPr Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The selected monetization agent will develop and implement the commodity management plan in accordance with USDA rules, regulations, and timeline. Country selection will be determined upon release of the USDA FY 2019 NOFO. Interested monetization agents should respond to this application by submitting an expression of interest by the due date above in compliance with the instructions below. 

Instructions and Requirements for Submissions of Expressions of Interest:

•Provide a cover page that includes your organization’s name, address, and telephone number along with the date and RFP number and signature of an authorized representative of the offeror.

•Provide a brief overview of your organization and a list of monetization projects and dates of performance in two pages, inclusive of the cover page, with TNR font, size 12 and one-inch margins.

•Submit the EOI in Word or PDF format to the email address indicated above.

CNFA will send a full RFP to interested applicants that address the EOI instructions and demonstrate significant expertise designing and implementing monetization for USDA FFPr programs. Issuance of this request for expressions of interest does not constitute an award commitment on the part of CNFA, nor does it commit CNFA to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of an application. In addition, final award of any resultant agreement cannot be made until funds have been fully appropriated, allocated, and committed by USDA. While it is anticipated that these procedures will be successfully completed, potential applicants are hereby notified of these requirements and conditions for award. Applications are submitted at the risk of the applicant; should circumstances prevent award of an agreement, all preparation and submission costs are at the applicant’s expense.

RFP: Assets Evaluation Services – Oct 2018

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RFP Number: RFP Assets Evaluation Services – Oct 2018

Issuance Date: 18 November 2018

Deadline for Questions: 25 November 2018

Deadline for Offers: 02 December  2018

Description: Fixed Assets Evaluation Services

For: Feed the Future Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS) Project

Funded By: USAID AID-216-A-15-00022

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact

FAS Procurement Manager

Villa Taie, Gezira Gardens Street, Ramla, El Bairat, West Bank, Luxor, Egypt

procurement@egyptfas.org

 

Section 1: Introduction, Technical Background and Scope of Work

 

1.1 Introduction: The Feed the Future Egypt Food Security and Agribusiness Support (FAS) is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Egypt. The goal of the FAS project is to increase agriculture-related incomes of smallholder farmers in Upper Egypt.

 

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFP. Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFP may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.

1.2: Scope of Work: CNFA is soliciting proposals from property evaluation agencies to provide a comprehensive set of evaluations for land, property, equipment/machinery owned by businesses and farmers in Upper Egypt.  The External Evaluator Agency should be able to:

·         Perform property valuation and provide current estimated value of the evaluated property in EGP or USD;

·         Determine the price of specific land plots per square meter in Upper Egypt. The land plot locations will be identified by the project;

·         Evaluate existing constructions and provide estimated value in EGP or USD;

·         Evaluate the price of constructions works and provide estimated value in EGP or USD;

·         Assign the current market value to equipment that was purchased up to 10 years prior to this evaluation;

·         Identify Market Risk and price volatility for evaluated items for upcoming 2 years. 

 

Property evaluation agencies are expected to submit offers according to the proposal instructions contained in this RFP.

1.3: Period of Performance: the anticipated period of performance starts on the date of signing a contract with CNFA and will end on June 1, 2020. The allocated time for evaluating each site is up to a maximum of 10 working days. There is an estimated amount of 28 sites to be evaluated. These sites are situated throughout Upper Egypt. 

 

Section 2: Instructions to Offerors

2.1 Offer Deadline and Protocol: Offers must be received no later than December 02, 2018, 14:00 Cairo Local Time. Offers must be submitted by email. Any emailed offers must be emailed to Procurement@egyptfas.org.

Please reference the RFP number in any response to this RFP. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. The box at the top of this solicitation summarizes the important dates of the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow the provided deadlines to be considered for award.

 

2.2 Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFP may be submitted no later than November 25, 2018 – 13:00 Cairo Local Time by email to Procurement@egyptfas.org. Questions must be submitted in writing via email; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification—and the responses thereto—that CNFA believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFP recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.

 

Only the written answers issued by CNFA will be considered official and carry weight in the RFP process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of CNFA or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFP.

 

2.3 Evaluation and Award: The award will be made to a responsible offeror whose offer follows the RFP instructions, meets the eligibility requirements, and is determined via a trade-off analysis to be the best value based on application of the below evaluation criteria. Best value determination will consider both technical and financial proposals, i.e., the best approach and anticipated results in combination with a reasonable cost. Proposed costs must reflect and clearly match the degree of sophistication of the technical approach. 

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RFP: Procurement of local legal counsel services

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Issuance Date: November 16, 2018

Deadline for Offers: November 26, 2018

Description: Procurement of local legal counsel services

For: Farmer-to-Farmer Program – Southern Africa

Funded By: USAID, No. 7200AA18LE00005

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact

Mr. Jerrel Gilliam

Project Coordinator

1828 L St NW #710, Washington, DC 20036, USA

jgilliam@cnfa.org

 

 

Section 1: Introduction, Technical Background and Scope of Work

 

1.1 Introduction: CNFA is a non-profit international development organization based in Washington D.C. which currently implements the Farmer-to-Farmer project in Southern Africa. As a part of project start-up activities, CNFA is seeking the services of local legal counsel to provide guidance pertaining to local labor law, registration requirements, tax exemption, and similar operational tasks.

 

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFP. Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFP may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.

1.2: Scope of Work: CNFA requires the services of local legal counsel to advise the organization in setting up operations in Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe including registration, guidance on the labor law, review of labor contracts, review of policy manuals, and guidance on tax exemption requirements.

 

1.3: Period of Performance:  December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019.   Note that upon excellent performance, a contract for general legal services may be extended for the duration of the five-year project (2018-2023). 

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