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
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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