RFQ Number: CNFA-LADA-RFQ-CIF-GRANTS-2018-08-001
Issuance Date: August 22, 2018
Deadline for Questions: August 30, 2018 @ 3:00pm (local time or 11:00am EST)
Deadline for Offers: September 5, 2018 @ 3:00pm (local time or 11:00am EST)
Description: Procurement of Rice Processing Equipment
For: Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity (LADA)
Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Cooperative Agreement No. AID-669-A-16-00005
Implemented By: CNFA (Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture)
Point of Contact
Mr. Mark T. Wilson, Sr.
CNFA/LADA’s Head Office
Congo Town, Behind Cuttington Graduate School
1. Introduction: The Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity (LADA) Project is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Liberia. The goal of LADA is to strengthen the food security of Liberians and increase the income of smallholder farmers (SHF). CNFA/LADA has official operations in Montserrado and has field offices in Lofa, Bong and Nimba Counties.
As part of project activities, the CNFA/LADA Project requires the purchase and installation of an integrated rice milling system to support the operations of its grantee. 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 no later than Wednesday, September 4, 2018 @ 3:00pm local time (or 11:00am EST) by either email or hard copy delivery. Any emailed offers must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and copied to email@example.com. Any hard copy deliveries must be stamped and signed by the offeror’s authorized representative and delivered to the LADA office located at Congo Town, Tubman Boulevard, behind Cuttington Graduate School. Hard copies shall be addressed to Mark T. Wilson, Sr., Procurement Specialist.
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: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted no later than Thursday, August 30, 2018, @ 3:00pm local time (or 11:00am EST) to Mark T. Wilson, Sr. at firstname.lastname@example.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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