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Arab Republic of Egypt

Upper Egypt Local Development Program (UELDP)

The Upper Egypt Local Development Program is co-financed by the Government of Egypt “GoE” and the World Bank “WB” from 2018 to 2021

The objective of the program is to improve the business environment and economic competitiveness for private sector development, and to strengthen local government capacity for quality infrastructure and service delivery in selected governorates in Upper Egypt, specifically Qena and Sohag

The UELDP Program Coordination Office invites eligible consultancy firms to express their interest in providing the Cluster Competitiveness Initiative (CCI) services

The objective of the CCI services is to identify, establish and facilitate operation and marketing of the produce of 5 new economic cluster initiatives

In each of the Governorates of Sohag and Qena

Scope of Work of the CCI consulting firm includes:

1- Support governorates in prioritization and selection of CCIs;

2- Launch 5 CCIs per Governorate, Including formation of cluster working groups;

3- Conduct clusters’ value chain analyses and market assessments;

4- Prepare strategic environmental and social assessment “SESA” of each CCI;

5- Facilitate development of collaborative cluster strategies and cluster action plans;

6- Support initial implementation of cluster action plans;

7- Design and coordinate cluster-based investments attraction program; and

8- Conduct monitoring and evaluation.

Interested consultancy firms must provide specific information, which demonstrates that they are fully qualified to perform the services

(Similar assignments, experience in similar condition, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.)

Two or more consultancy firms may join together and apply as consortium.

Up to six applicants with best candidatures who expressed interest in the assignment will be selected to receive Request for Proposal (RFP).

A consultancy firms/consortium will be finally selected using (Quality and Cost selection method)

Interested firms may get more information and obtain the Terms of References (ToRs) of the assignments as well as the Program Appraisal Document (PAD)

And the Expression of interest firms by visiting: and downloading all documents.

Written expression of interest marked (Expression of Interest for UELDP Cluster Competitiveness initiatives services)

Must be delivered to the address below by 31st May, 2018, 12:00 Noon, Cairo local time

Upper Egypt Local Development Program (UELDP)

Ministry of Local Development

4 Nadi El-Said St, Dokki, Giza, Egypt

Attn: Program Director

عن جريدة الأهرام


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