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