Team: Operations and Compliance | Commitment: Procurement | Location: Madagascar

RFQ: Country Registration Services

RFQ Number: CNFA-MAD-01

Issuance Date: March 15, 2018

Deadline for Questions: March 19, 2018

Deadline for Offers: March 22, 2018 10 am Eastern Standard Time, United States

Description: Country Registration Services

For: F2F Project

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

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact: Christian Schunk, Sr. Director of Operations, Compliance & Contracts  cschunk@cnfa.org

 

1.  Introduction: The USAID-support Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program combines volunteer consultancies with highly skilled local staff to deliver technical assistance and business development services to farmer organizations, and agricultural MSMEs. Our volunteer consultants are U.S. citizens (or permanent U.S. residents) and comprised of farmers, agribusiness professionals, cooperatives managers, bankers, agricultural educators, and others with expertise in agriculture.  The primary goal of the F2F program is to generate rapid, sustainable, broad-based economic growth in the agricultural sector; the secondary goals is to increase the American public’s understanding of international development issues and programs as well as international understanding of the US and US development programs.

In anticipation of implementing the F2F Program in Madagascar beginning in 2018, CNFA seeks legal assistance in registering as an NGO in country.

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 by no later than 10am, Eastern Standard Time, U.S., March 22, 2018. 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. Offers must be submitted by email at cschunk@cnfa.org

 3. Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted by no later than 10am Eastern Standard Time, U.S., March 19, 2018 by email to cschunk@cnfa.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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