REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural
Department of Rural Development (DRD)
G9174-MYA (JFPR): Enhancing Rural
Livelihoods and Incomes Project (ERLIP)
Assignment Title: SUPPORT SERVICES
PROVIDER (SSP) – YWA NGAN TOWNSHIP
(Package No. 7)
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received a grant in the amount of USD12 million from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) administered by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). MLFRD is the Executing Agency of the Project and DRD is the primary implementing agency. The Government shall use part of Grant proceeds to engage a firm or entity (such as NGO) to field a team of experts for the Project’s Support Service Provider (SSP) for Ywa Ngan Township in Shan State covering a period of one year with expected commencement in December 2015.
The goals of the assignment are to: (a) improve household livelihoods/incomes by implementing self-selected village subprojects using 1st annual round of small village tract (VT) block grants; (b) develop capacities – to prepare & implement development plans – of the DRD Ywa Ngan Township Grant Implementation Unit (GIU), the priority VT development support committees (DSCs) and the village DSCs; and (c) develop effective & efficient participatory process to improve livelihoods and incomes.
DRD now invites eligible firms and entities (international and local) to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the consultancy work. Interested parties must give information on their qualifications and 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 per Consultants’ Qualifications Selection (CQS) method set out in the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants of ADB.
EOIs must be submitted in written form to the address shown below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 22 October 2015. Additional information and copy of the Terms of Reference (TOR) may be obtained from the DRD webpage: http://www.drdmyanmar.org or at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 16:00, Monday through Friday, except public holidays.
Attn: U Kyaw Moe Hlaing
Director, Department of Rural Development
Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development
Tel & Fax: 067-409447
Office No. 14, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Email address: JFPR.ADB@gmail.com
Source: Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development