CNFA announces a Request for Quotations (RFQ) #CNFA-AZ-68 through an open tender for procurement of necessary equipment for a cold storage facility. 

 

RFQ Number:              CNFA-AZ-68

 

Issuance Date:             January 24, 2018

 

Deadline for Offers:   February 7, 2018

 

Description:                 Cold Storage

 

For:                             Agricultural Support to Azerbaijan Project (ASAP)

 

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

                                   

Implemented by:         CNFA

 

Point of Contact:         Ms. Konul Veliyeva

1.      Introduction: The Agricultural Support to Azerbaijan Project (ASAP) Project is a four-year, USAID-funded 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 of equipment for a cold storage facility. The purpose of this RFQ is to solicit quotations for this equipment.

 

The proposed project activity entails building a 600-ton capacity cold storage near the orchard of the beneficiary in order to provide for proper long-term storage of vegetables and fruits, thereby enabling sales of produce in and out of season to increase profitability.

 

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 18:00 Baku time on February 7, 2018 by email at 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.

 

3.      Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted no later than 18:00 Baku time on February 5, 2018 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.

 

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