EIO – Consultant District Plan

 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

 FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO REVIEW DISTRICTS PLAN OF SAME AND MWANGA TO INTERGRATED PLANS FOR ADDRESSING CLIMATE RELATED DROUGHT AND OTHER IMMEDIATE SEASONAL WEATHER RELATED RISK AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT FOR CLIMATE AND SEASONAL WEATHER INFORMATION FOR ADAPTATION PLANNING IN NORTHERN TANZANIA

Project ID No.: ML-0047

The Government of United Republic of Tanzania has received funds from the African Development Bank towards the cost of institutional support for climate and seasonal weather information for adaptation planning in Northern Tanzania for a total duration of two (2) years. The Executing Agencies for the project is the Vice President’s Office under the Directorate of Environment (VPO – DoE) with the Mwanga and Same districts. and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this fund to procure the Consultant who will perform the Consultancy service to conduct climate change vulnerability assessment baseline study at the beginning of the project and an outcome study at the end of the project and undertaking review of the districts development plans to integrate climate change issues.

Under this consultancy, the project aims to procure the Consultant to carry out a Baseline Study on Climate Vulnerability Assessment at local communities in Mwanga and Same districts at the beginning of the project, which will be followed by an Outcome Study at the end of the project. The baseline study will provide a point of reference against which monitoring and evaluation of activities will be carried out, whereas, an Outcome Study will provide information on intermediate objectives.

The Vice President’s Office (VPO) now invites eligible Consultants to express their interest in providing the services. The interested individual must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions. The qualification required include: The expert should hold at least a Master Degree in Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources Management and climate change related fields and must show evidence of experience of having participated in similar assignments.

Please note that, this is NOT a request for Technical or financial proposals. After a review of Letter of Expression of Interest, a short list will be prepared and the individual who will demonstrate to have more capable of undertaking the assignment will be invited to submit their technical and financial proposals.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance Selection Based on Consultant’s Qualification (CQS) using the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 edition revised in July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org. Borrowers are under no obligation to shortlist any consultant who expresses interest.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from 08.30 to 15.30 Hours local time (Monday to Friday) exclusive of public holidays in the office of the Secretary of the Ministerial Tender Board, Vice President’s Office.

The Permanent Secretary,

Vice President’s Office

  1. O. Box 2502

DODOMA,

Expression of Interest must be delivered by email in pdf format (E-mail:  ps@vpo.go.tz or sealed envelopes by hand or by courier to the Secretary of the Ministerial Tender Board, Vice President’s Office, Jakaya Kikwete road, third floor room, NHIF Building – Dodoma.  The outer envelope must clearly be marked “NOT TO BE OPENED BEFORE 10:00 hours, local time on 30th August, 2019.