DRD invites Expressions of Interest for Support Services Provider of ERLIP; Closing Date: March 2nd 2015

Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development (MLFRD),
Department of Rural Development (DRD)
Enhancing Rural Livelihoods and Incomes Project

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar received a grant in the amount of USD 12 million from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) to implement ERLIP with DRD as primary Implementing Agency of the MLFRD, the Executing Agency. The Government will use part of Grant proceeds to engage two (2) independent firms or entities (such as NGO) to field a team of experts for ERLIP’s Support Services Provider (SSP) for Ngaputaw Township and for Boat Pyin Township covering a period of one year expected to start in May or June 2015. The goals of the assignment are to: (a) improve household livelihoods/incomes by implementing self-selected village subprojects using 1st annual (2015) round of small VT block grants; (b) develop capacities (to prepare & implement development plans) of the relevant Township’s DRD Grant Implementation Unit (GIU), the priority VT development support committees (DSCs) & the village DSCs; and (c) develop effective/efficient participatory process to improve livelihoods/incomes.

DRD invites firms & entities (international & local) to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the consultancy Services for each Township. Interested parties must give information on their qualifications & relevant experiences to perform the Services.

Parties may associate with other firms or NGOs to form a joint venture or sub-consultancy arrangement. The consultant will be selected via CQS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines of ADB.

EOIs must be submitted in written form (indicating the name of Township) to the address shown below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by March 2, 2015. Additional information and copy of the detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) may be obtained from the DRD webpage: https://www.drdmyanmar.org or the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 16:00, Monday through Friday, except public holidays.

Attn: U Khant Zaw (Deputy Chief Engineer)
Department of Rural Development, MLFRD
Office No. 14, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Tel & Fax: 067-409447
Email: JFPR.ADB@gmail.com

Source: Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development

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