Team: Programs | Commitment: Procurement | Location: Multiple Locations

RFP: Procurement of local legal counsel services

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



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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