EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 in Nepal. It is committed to capitalize on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and to improve the livelihoods of resource poor and marginalized people.
Detailed Job description / requirements:
SOWING DIVERSITY = HARVESTING SECURITY (SD=HS) PROGRAMME
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PROVIDING SERVICES RELATED TO CONDUCTING FEASIBILITY STUDY OF INNOVATIVE, SCALABLE AND FINANCIALLY VIABLE FARMER SEED ENTERPRISE MODEL FOR SOWING DIVERSITY=HARVESTING
SECURITY PROGRAMME, NEPAL
Sowing Diversity=Harvesting Security (SD=HS) programme is being implemented by Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) in partnership with Oxfam Nepal. The programme is implemented in Kailali, Kanchanpur, Doti and Dadeldhura districts, Sudurpaschim Province, Nepal with funding support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) through Oxfam Novib. The project’s overall goal is ‘Indigenous people and smallholder farmers enjoy their farmers’ rights and have the capacity to access, develop and use plant genetic resources to improve their food and nutrition security’. The main objective of the proposed feasibility study is to examine and analyze existing and potential Farmer Seed Enterprise (FSE) models in Nepal with the aim of identifying the most innovative, scalable and financially viable model that provides the greatest benefits to indigenous and smallholder farmers.
LI-BIRD invites all the eligible consultant/firms to submit the sealed proposal for conducting the feasibility study of innovative, scalable and financially viable FSE model in Nepal. The bidders shall comply with all the details mentioned in Annex 2 while submitting the sealed proposal.
The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) and the EoI format/template can be downloaded from the link below:
The Proposal may be submitted on or before 5 pm 20 August 2019 by hand delivery, courier or e- mail to the address below:
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) Head Office: PO Box 324, Pokhara, Nepal
Phone: +977 61 526834, 535357 | Fax: +977 61 539956
Programme Coordination Office: Sahachal, Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal Phone: +977 01 5540330
Proposal must be written in English language. Proposal received after the deadline will not be considered for evaluation.
Proposal that does not meet the requirements will be rejected. Proposal that meets the requirements and offer the best value for money will be selected.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving your proposal.