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ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT

SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI)

PROMOTION OF RURAL INCOMES THROUGH MARKET ENHANCEMENT PROJECT (PRIME)

Consulting Services – Firm Selection

Assignment Title: Hiring a Global Gap Certification Firm

The Government of Egypt has received Loan No. I-860 & Grant No. I-C-1338EG from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the Loan to eligible payments under the contract for consultancy firm services for

“Conducting a Global Gap External Audit to Group of PRIME FMAs & Certifying the Eligible Ones”.

1- The specific objectives are:

(i) Conducting of an external certification audit; and

(ii) Issuing the Global Gap certificates after completing the certification audit.

2- PRIME Project (the Client) invites consulting firms (CF) to express their interest in providing the services.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a consortium/joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

The consultant/J.V shall not have any actual, potential or reasonably perceived conflict of interest.

The (CF) will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in IFAD’ project procurement handbook

that can be accessed via the IFAD website at www.ifad.org/proiect-procurement.

3- The shortlisting criteria are as elaborated in the detailed REOI – Annex 2 – Qualifications and Evaluation Criteria

posted on PRIME website link: www.primeguideeg.com. (Under Biddings).

A shortlist of three to six Consulting Firms/consortia/J.V will be compiled

in accordance with the procedures set out in the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s

‘FAD Procurement Guidelines for the use of consultants, dated Dec. 2019.

4- Any request for clarification regarding this REOI should be sent via e-mail to: EJkersh@agr-egypt.gov.eg no later than (Monday 13/04/2021).

The client will post responses to all clarification requests received within deadline on the link mentioned in clause 4 by (Wednesday 21/04/2021).

5- Interested consulting firms should fill the template for expressions of interest provided for this purpose in the detailed REOI on the link.

6- Expressions of interest must be marked “Conducting a Global Gap External Audit & Certification”

and delivered to the address below during office hours from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (Except Fridays and Saturdays) no later than (April 25, 2021).

Promotion of Rural Incomes through Market Enhancement Project (PRIME)

I Nadi EI-Said St. Foreign Agricultural Relations Building 4th Floor, Dokki – Giza

Attention: Dr. Mohamed EI Kersh, PRIME Project Manager

Fax No. : +202- 37602527

Telephone No. : +202- 33372912

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