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INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit | Published July 7, 2016  -  Deadline July 21, 2016
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Determination The Contents For Study Of Areas With Natural Constraints In Agriculture And Calculation Design (preparation Of Calculation) MONTENEGRO Ministryof Agriculture and Rural Development MontenegroInstitutional Development and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Request for Expressionsof Interest for Determinationthe Contents for Study of Areas with Natural Constraints in Agriculture andCalculation Design (Preparation of Calculation) GEF No: TF093405 Reference No. MNE-MIDAS-TF093405-CS-CQ-16-2.1.a.8.4 This Invitation for expression of interests follows theGeneral Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue no. February 5, 2009 TheGovernment of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11 million(US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development(IBRD) and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amountof US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Developmentand Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part ofthe proceeds to payments  under the Contract for Determination the Contents for Study of Areas with Natural Constraintsin Agriculture and Calculation Design (Preparation of Calculation). The objective of this service (?theService") is to align Montenegrowith Common Agriculture Policy guidelines. Within this study and based onavailable data will be elaborated parameters which define areas of naturalconstraints such as impact of climate and soil parameters and presentation oftheir distribution on the territory of Montenegro. Results of the study will beused during negotiations with European Commission. It will also assistMontenegro to distribute agriculture subsidies in the most efficient way,promoting sustainable agriculture practices The contractorhas to produce the study results regardless of the availability and quality ofthe local datasets. However, in case there are some major datasets missing,contractor can use other related datasets (e.g. world-scale open datasets,etc.). All data and results used within this study must be satisfactory to thebeneficiary. In total, this Serviceshall be completed within 8 months from the day of signing theContract. The Ministryof Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) through the Technical Service Unit(TSU) now invites eligible consultant firms ("the Consultants") to indicatetheir interest in providing above services. Interested Consultants must provideinformation indicating that they have the required qualifications andrelevantexperience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria are: Evaluationcriteria points The Consultant must have successfully completed at least one projectin establishment of LFA/ANC maps and studies according to the EU regulative(EU Directive No. 1305/2013) during the last 5 years. 70 The Consultant should submit evidence that have capacity and availability of followingteam members: Project manager ? key expert; Agronomy expert; Meliorationexpert; ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The selected consultant should propose the followingkey staff/team members with the following qualifications: Project manager ? key expert a.  PhD inAgronomy or Natural and Biotechnical Science or related field b. Atleast fifteen years of experience in research and/or in developmentofstudies regarding the land use /land cover, agricultural productionmanagement and resource management. c.  Previousexperience: 1.    Atleast one project in establishment of LFA/ANC maps and studies according tothe EU regulative (EU Directive No. 1305/2013) (at least one as a team leader/ coordinator) 2.    Atleast 3 projects related to use and analysis of remote sensing data. 3.    Atleast 5 projects related to creation of mapping data. 4.    Atleast one project related to landscape studies in Montenegro. d.   Practical knowledge in design, establishment and useof GIS for resource management e.    Excellentcommunication (English is mandatory, understanding of local language is anadvantage) and organizational skills Agronomy expert f.    PhD in the field of agronomy or related field g.   At least 10 years experience in research and /or indevelopment of studies regarding soil science and soil mapping h.   Previous experience in establishment of LFA/ANC mapsand studies according to the EU regulative i.     Experience in soil mapping / management in theRegion j.      Excellentcommunication (English is mandatory, understanding of local language is anadvantage) and organizational skills Melioration expert a.    PhD in the field ofmelioration b.    Excellentknowledge of the melioration problems of Montenegro from the aspectofpossible constraints to agricultural production c.   At least ten years of experience in usingof GIStechnology d.   At least ten years of experience in research and/orin development of studies regarding the land melioration for agriculturalproduction e.   Excellent communication and organizational skills Individualexperts' bio data will not be ashortlisting criterion! 30 Consultant companies may associate with other firms inthe form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. Qualifications and experience of the consulting firmassociated as sub-consultancy will not be considered for evaluation forshortlisting. Interested consultants may obtainfurther information at the address below from 9-15 hours local time. Theattention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers(edition May 2004, revised October 2006) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest. A Consultantwill be selected in accordance with the Consultants' Qualification (CQ) methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a writtenform to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by July 21, 2016, 15,00h local time. Ministryof Finance TechnicalService Unit Attn:Mirko Ljesevic, Procurement officer Address:Jovana Tomasevica b.b. (Stara zgrada Vlade) 81000Podgorica, CrnaGora Tel:+382 20 201-695 Fax:+382 20 201-698 e-mailmirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Technical Services Unit (TSU) | Published February 23, 2015  -  Deadline March 9, 2015
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Consultant To Support Negotiating Process Of The Montenegro For Chapter 11 - Agriculture And Rural Development Andchapter 12 - Food Safety, Veterinary And Phytosanitary Policy MONTENEGRO Ministry of Agricultureand Rural Development MontenegroInstitutional Development and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Request for Expressionsof Interest for Consultantto support Negotiating process of the Montenegro for Chapter11 - Agriculture and Rural Development and Chapter12 - Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy Loan No: 7716-ME ReferenceNo. MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-IC-CS-15- 2.1.a.8.3. This Invitation for expression of interests follows theGeneral Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue no. February 5, 2009 TheGovernment of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11 million(US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development(IBRD) and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amountof US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Developmentand Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part ofthe proceeds to payments  under the Contract for IndividualConsultant to support Negotiating process of the Montenegro for, Chapter 11 -Agriculture and Rural Development and Chapter 12 - Food safety, veterinary andphytosanitary policy. The overall objective ofthe Negotiating position of the Montenegro is to define the conditions andtiming of ME's adoption, implementation and enforcement of EU Acquis,withrespect to the implementation of the EU Common Agricultural Policy, as well asEU Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy. The specific objective is developmentNegotiating position of the Montenegro for Chapter 11 - Agriculture and RuralDevelopment for Chapter 12 - Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy. Under this assignment theConsultant shall: Draft the Negotiating position of the Montenegro forChapter 11 - Agriculture and Rural Development and Develop framework the Negotiating position for Chapter12 - Food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy Negotiatingpositions, both in Chapter 11 and Chapter12, should consist of elements, as follows: Summary of the negotiating position Legal and institutional framework Legislative andinstitutional alignment with theAcquis communautaire. The starting period of thisassignment is supposed to be latest by the middle of March 2015. The outputsshould be provided no later than end of June 2015. The location of carrying outthe service is the territory of Montenegro and will be mainly in Podgorica. Totalvolume of assignment is 70 man/days. The consultant will have minimum3-5missions in Montenegro (MARD) and will have at least 40 working days on thesite The MARD through TechnicalService Unit (TSU) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicatetheir interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provideinformation demonstrating that they have the required qualifications andrelevant experience to perform the Services (CV, brochures, description ofsimilar assignments performed, experience in similar conditions, etc.).Individual consultants may be offered through firms or other organizations, butthe qualifications of the individual consultant will be the basis forselection. Evaluation criteria are following: Evaluation criteria Points General Professional Experience ·        University degree in agricultural economics oragronomy or agricultural engineering or other fields relevant to the scope ofthis Terms of Reference Mandatory ·        Minimum 15 years of postgraduate professionalexperience in the field of agricultural policy 10 ·        Minimum 5 years of working experience inpublic administration institutions in a Member State's and/or CandidateCountries 20 Specific Professional Experience ·        Minimum 5 years of working experience in accession negotiationprocess in Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 20 ·        Minimum 5 years of working experience relatedto the area offood safety policy 15 ·        Demonstrated experience in having conductedsimilar exercise in some of candidate or new member countries 20 ·        Experience as a long term senior InternationalExpert on EU Integration 15 Totalnumber of points 100 Interestedconsultants may obtain further information at the address below from 9-15 hourslocal time. Theattention of interested Consultants is drawntoparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers(edition May 2004, revised October 2006) ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordancewith theIndividual Consultant (IC) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Expressionsof interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (inperson, or by mail, or by fax) by March09, 2015, 14,00hlocal time. Ministryof Finance TechnicalService Unit Attn:Mirko Ljesevic, Procurement officer Address:Jovana Tomasevica b.b. (Stara zgrada Vlade) 81000Podgorica, CrnaGora Tel:+382 20 201-695 Fax:+382 20 201-698 e-mail mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit | Published December 30, 2014  -  Deadline January 29, 2015
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Procurement Of It Equipment For Paying Agency Montenegro Ministryof Agriculture andRural Development Montenegro Institutional Development andAgricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Loan No.:7716-ME ContractTitle:Procurement of IT equipment for Paying Agency Reference No.MNE-MIDAS-7716-ICB-G-14-2.1.b.5. 1.        ThisInvitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Projectthat appeared in Development Business, issue no. February 5,2009 The Governmentof Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11 million (US$15.7)equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development(IBRD)and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amount of US$4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional DevelopmentandAgricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part of theproceeds to payments under the Contract for Procurementof IT equipment for Paying Agency. 2.        The Ministry of Agriculture and RuralDevelopment now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Procurement of ITequipment for Paying Agency (servers, switch, storage, backup software, Network SecurityAppliance, RACK, core switch, desktops, etc.). 3.         Bidding will be conductedthrough theInternational Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines:Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loansand IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers edition May2004, revised October 2006("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligiblebidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, pleaserefer toparagraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 4.         Interestedeligible bidders may obtain further information from Technical Service Unit,Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurement officer, email: mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me, andinspect the bidding documents during office hours from 10,00 hours until 15,00hours  at the address givenbelow. 5.         Acomplete set of bidding documents in English maybe purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a writtenapplication to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 100,00EUR.The method of payment will be direct deposit to specified account: Beneficiary Customer: / 2345800-02010658Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture andRural Development-MIDAS project (for purchasing of tender documentation) 81000Podgorica, Montenegro; SWIFT transfers in EUR............................................................................................... Field 56A:                  SOGEFRPP (Intermediary)             SOCIETE GENERALE - PARIS Field 57A:                   (Acc. withInst)          PDBPMEPG Podgoricka banka ad SocieteGenerale Group Podgorica Field 59:                       /ME25550005220000032317 (Beneficiary)   MIN. FINANSIJA; PODGORICA;MONTENEGRO     ................................................................................................. INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT Referencenumber: MNE-MIDAS-7716-ICB-G-14-2.1.b.5. ForLocalPayment Acc. Number: 832-1191-19 A complete set ofBiddingDocuments can be taken by interested biddersor sent by mail, after the providing thereceipt for payment on Purchaser's account on TSUaddress given below. 6.        Bids mustbe delivered to the addressbelow on or before January 29, 2015, 13:00h local time. Electronic biddingwill not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will bepubliclyopened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives andanyonewho choose to attend at the address below on January 29, 2015, 13:05hlocaltime. 7.        All bids must be accompanied by a BidSecurity of 9,000.00EUR, as anunconditional guarantee issued by a bank or financial institution. 8.         The address(es) referred to aboveis: Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit Attention:Mr. Mirko Lje?evi?,Procurement officer StreetAddress: Jovana Toma?evi?a bb(Stara zgrada Vlade) Floor/Roomnumber: office no. 48, groundfloor City:81000 Podgorica Country:Montenegro Telephone:+ 382 20 201 695 Facsimilenumber: +381 20 201 698 Email:mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

MONTENEGRO INSTITU DEV AND AGR STRENGTH - P110602

Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit | Published September 19, 2016  -  Deadline September 30, 2016
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International Expert For The Implementation Of Environmental Measures In Line With Eu Iacs Requirements MONTENEGRO Ministryof Agriculture and Rural Development MontenegroInstitutional Development and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Request for Expressionsof Interest for International expert for the implementation of environmental measuresin line with EU IACS requirements Loan No: 7716-ME Reference No. MNE-MIDAS-TF093405-ME-IC-CS-16-2.1.b.4.g. This Invitation for expression of interests follows theGeneral Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue no. February 5, 2009 TheGovernment of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11 million(US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development(IBRD) and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amountof US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Developmentand Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part ofthe proceeds to payments  under the Contract for International expert for the implementation ofenvironmentalmeasures in line with EU IACS requirements. Themain objective of this service ("Service") is: -         Define a basic set ofenvironmental measures, i.e. greening practicesand area-related Rural Development measures, including agri-environment-climatemeasures and organic farming support, appropriate for Montenegrin agriculture,efficiently targeting existing natural resources and helping to meet Europeanenvironment and climate goals. -         Prepare a basis forsuccessful implementation of defined environmentalmeasures in the IACS, in particular EFA reference data layer and other neededdata layers and attributes in LPIS, and declaration of environmental measuresin farmers' aid applications. -         Prepare a plan for practicalimplementation of defined measures,including their testing during the pilot project, nationwide implementation inthe frame of the current system of payments to farmers, and further stepstowards full implementation at the time of the EU accession. Theassignment will have duration of four (4) months and the required level ofinputs is estimated to a total of forty (40) work/days, of which at leasttwenty (20) working days shall be delivered on site (in Beneficiary country),the rest from consultant's home base. The Ministryof Agriculture and Rural Development, through Technical Service Unit (TSU) nowinvites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest inprovidingthe Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstratingthat they have the required qualifications and relevant experience toperformthe Services (CV, brochures, description of similar assignments performed,experience in similar conditions, etc shall be presented in English language). Individualconsultants may be offered through firms or other organizations, but thequalifications of the individual consultant will be the basis of selection. Contractwill be signed with proposed individual consultant. Evaluation criteria arefollowing: Essential qualifications Points At least a UniversityDiploma ? agricultural sciences, agricultural economics, technical orenvironmental sciences, natural resource management or equivalent mandatory Excellent command of theEnglish language, and strong oral and written communication mandatory At least 10 (ten) years ofprofessional experience in the implementation of the EU Common AgriculturalPolicy (CAP), in particular IACS and LPIS 25 Pastexperience with theimplementation of environmental measures of the EU CAP, in particular CrossCompliance, area-related Rural Development measures, and recently introducedgreening practices; 25 Practical experience inrelated fields in working with EU relevant legislation. 10 Preferable qualifications Direct working experiencewith the implementation of both area-related Rural Development measures andgreening requirements at national level in the EU member states or accessioncountries 20 Experienced in capacitybuilding of public institutions, including preparation and implementation ofworkshops and trainings; 10 Knowledge / Familiar withex Yu language 5 Knowledge / experiencewith relevant ex YU law system 5 TOTAL Points 100 Interested consultants may obtainfurther information at the address below from 9-15 hours local time. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers (editionMay 2004, revised October 2006) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the WorldBank'spolicy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with theIndividual Consultant (IC) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Expressions of interest must be deliveredin a writtenform to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax) bySeptember 30, 2016, 14,00h local time. Ministryof Finance TechnicalService Unit Attn:Mirko Ljesevic, Procurement officer Address:Jovana Tomasevica b.b. (Stara zgrada Vlade) 81000Podgorica, CrnaGora Tel:+382 20 201-695 Fax:+382 20 201-698 e-mailmirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit | Published January 12, 2016  -  Deadline February 9, 2016
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Procurement Of Equipment For Vine Laboratory (lot1) And Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory (lot2) Montenegro Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Montenegro Institutional Development and AgriculturalStrengthening Project (MIDAS) Loan No.: 7716-ME Contract Title: Procurement of Equipment for vine laboratory (Lot1) and diagnostic veterinary laboratory(Lot2) Reference No. MNE-MIDAS-7716-ICB-G-15-2.3.14.Lot1&Lot2 1.         This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice forthis Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. February 5,2009 The Government of Montenegro has received a loan in theamount of EUR 11 million (US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development (IBRD) and from the GlobalEnvironment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amount of US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Developmentand Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments under the Contract forProcurement of Equipment for vine laboratory (Lot1) and diagnostic veterinary laboratory (Lot2). 2.         TheMinistry of Agriculture and Rural Development now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Procurement of Equipment for vinelaboratory(Lot1) and diagnostic veterinary laboratory (Lot2). This bid is conducted on lots basis. Bidders may bid for one or more lots as defined in the biddingdocuments. Bids for each lot should be complete. Partial or incomplete bids will be rejected. All bids shall be opened as inaccordance with the procedures described in the bidding document and evaluated simultaneously so as to determine the lowestevaluated combination of bids for the Purchaser. The contracts will be awarded to the lowest evaluated qualified bidders for eachlot on the basis of the lowest evaluated combined cost for the Purchaser for the entire package. Bidders should meetallqualification criteria (in cumulative) for the lot/s for which they are bidding. 3.         Bidding will be conducted through the InternationalCompetitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurementof Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World BankBorrowers edition May 2004, revised October 2006 ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in theProcurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 4.         Interestedeligible bidders may obtain furtherinformation from Technical Service Unit, Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurement officer, email:mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours from 10,00 hours until 15,00hours  at the address given below. 5.        A complete setof bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to theaddress below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 100,00EUR. The method of payment will be directdeposit to specifiedaccount: Beneficiary Customer: / 2345800-02010658 Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development-MIDAS project (forpurchasing of tender documentation) 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro;SWIFT transfersin EUR............................................................................................... Field 56A:                  SOGEFRPP (Intermediary)             SOCIETE GENERALE- PARIS Field 57A:                   (Acc. withInst)          PDBPMEPG Podgoricka banka ad Societe Generale GroupPodgorica Field 59:                      /ME25550005220000032317 (Beneficiary)   MIN. FINANSIJA; PODGORICA; MONTENEGRO     ................................................................................................. INTERNATIONALDEPARTMENT Reference number: MNE-MIDAS-7716-ICB-G-15-2.3.14.Lot1&Lot2 For Local Payment Acc.Number: 832-1191-19 A complete set of BiddingDocuments can be taken by interested bidders or sent by mail, after the providing the receipt for payment onPurchaser's account on TSU address given below. 6.         Bidsmust be delivered to the address below on or before February 09, 2016, 13:00h localtime. Electronic bidding will notbe permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bidswill be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the addressbelow on February 09, 2016, 13:05h local time. 7.        Allbids must be accompanied by a Bid Security for Lot1: 2,000.00EUR, andfor Lot23,000.00EUR as an unconditional guarantee issued by a bank or financial institution. 8.         The address(es) referred toabove is: Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit Attention: Mr. Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurement officer Street Address: Jovana Toma?evi?a bb (Stara zgrada Vlade) Floor/Room number: office no. 48, ground floor City: 81000 Podgorica Country: Montenegro Telephone: + 382 20 201695 Facsimile number: +381 20 201 698 Email: mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

Provision of external expertise the EU Delegation to Montenegro

Den Europæiske Unions delegation i Montenegro | Published November 12, 2014
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International Consulting Expertise — ICE EEIGchaussée de la Hulpe 150Bruxelles 1170 jorge.cabaco@ice-org.eu sos@ice-org.eu +32 27924921 http://www.ice-org.eu/AboutUs.aspx+32 24014626
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The aim of the contract support the EU Delegation to Montenegro in programming, project monitoring, IPA visibility, support in the preparation and evaluation of calls for proposals, participation in the tender evaluation, sector studies, research and analysis in the following areas: political analysis and reporting, civil society, transport and infrastructure, agriculture and the environment, economic governance and public administration reform (PAR), social inclusion and human rights, strategic planning and programming, cross-border cooperation, financial verification, communication and visibility of the IPA and administrative support.

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit | Published November 14, 2014  -  Deadline December 12, 2014
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Works On Payment Agency Building Montenegro Ministry of Sustainable Development andTourism Montenegro Institutional Development andAgricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Loan No: 7716-ME Contract Title: Works onPayment Agency building Reference No. : MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-W-NCB-14-2.1.b.8. Invitation for Bids 1.         This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project thatappeared inDevelopment Business, issue no. February 5, 2009 The Government of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11million (US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development (IBRD) and from the Global EnvironmentFacility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amount of US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Development andAgricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments  under the Contract forWorks on Payment Agency building. 2.        The Ministry of Agriculture andRuralDevelopment through Technical Service Unit-TSU, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for works on IPARD Paying Agencybuilding, in  DUP "Business Center Krusevac - Zone B", Podgorica. Works include Building and craft works, Internal hydro-technicalinstallations, Electrical installations of facility, Electrical installation for low current, Heating and cooling installations,Sprinkler installation, Inergen installation, Fire safety. The Intended Completion Date for the whole of the Works shall be 4months after the Start Date. 3.        Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding procedures asspecified in theWorld Bank's Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDACredits & Grants by WorldBank Borrowers, edition May 2004, revised October 2006 ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the ProcurementGuidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.           Qualifications requirements include: a)            Proofof legal status and place of registration; b)           The average annual financial amount of construction works over the period of last three years (2013,2012, 2011) should be not less than:1,600,000.00EUR c)           Experience under contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractor, or management contractorfor at least the last three [3] years, starting 1st January2011, prior to the applicationssubmission deadline, and with activity in at least nine(9) months in each year; d)           Participation as contractor, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at leasttwo [2] contracts within the last three(3) years, starting 1st January 2011, each with a value of at least: 520,000.00EUR, or  minimum one contract, with minimum value of 1,040,000.00EUR; that have been successfully and substantially completedand that are similar to the proposed Works. The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity,methods/technology; e)           Construction equipment requested to carry out theContract; f)            Qualifications and experience of key personnel proposed for the Contract; g)           The minimumamount of liquid assets: (a statement issued by a Bank) 160,000.00EUR; h)           Proofs of financial standing of the Bidder for the past 3 years(2013, 2012,2011); i)            Information regarding any litigation during the last five years, in which theBidder was/is involved, the parties concerned, and the disputed amounts; and awards; j)             Selected Contractor will provide prior the Contract signature licenses in accordancewith MNEbylaw regulations. 4.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Technical ServiceUnit, Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurement officer, email: mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me,andinspect the bidding documents during office hours from 10,00 hours until 15,00 hours  at the address givenbelow. 5.        A complete set of bidding documentsin English may be purchased by interested eligiblebidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 100,00EUR. Themethod of payment will be direct deposit to specified account: Beneficiary Customer: / 2345800-02010658 Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development-MIDAS project (forpurchasing of tender documentation) 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro; SWIFT transfers in EUR............................................................................................... Field 56A:                  SOGEFRPP (Intermediary)             SOCIETE GENERALE - PARIS Field 57A:                   (Acc. withInst)           PDBPMEPG Podgoricka banka adSociete Generale Group Podgorica Field 59:                      /ME25550005220000032317 (Beneficiary)   MIN. FINANSIJA; PODGORICA;MONTENEGRO     ................................................................................................. INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT Reference number: MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-W-NCB-14-2.1.b.8. For Local Payment Acc. Number: 832-1191-19 A complete set of Bidding Documents can be taken by interested bidders or sent by mail, after the providing the receipt for paymenton Purchaser's account on TSU address given below. 6.        Bids must be delivered to the addressbelow on or before December 12, 2014, 13.00h localtime. Electronic bidding willnot be permitted. Late bidswill be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone whochoose toattend at the address below on December 12, 2014, 13.05h local time 7.         All bids must be accompanied by a BidSecurity of13,000.00EUR 8.         Theaddress(es) referred to above is(are): Ministry of Finance/Technical Service Unit Attention: Mr. Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurementofficer StreetAddress: JovanaToma?evi?a bb (Stara zgrada Vlade) Floor/Room number: office no.48, ground floor City: 81000 Podgorica Country: Montenegro Telephone: + 382 20201695 Facsimile number: +381 20 201 698 Email:mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

Request for expressions of interest international scientific peer review of the CRDS applications.

Ministry of Science in Montenegro | Published January 3, 2014  -  Deadline January 13, 2014
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This request for expressions of interest follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business on May 03, 2012. Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of 12.00 million EUR (equivalent to US$ 15.98 million) from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) for the “Higher Education and Research for Innovation and Competitiveness” (HERIC) project. The Ministry of Science (MoS) intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan towards payment for consulting services under the contracts for Individual Consultant - International Scientific Peer Review of the CRDS Applications. The Development Objective of the HERIC Project is to strengthen the quality and relevance of higher education and research in Montenegro through reforming the higher education finance and quality assurance systems and by strengthening research and development capabilities. In the framework of the HERIC project, through the Project Component 3 ("Establishing a Competitive Research Environment"), MoS will support researchers working in Montenegrin universities, research institutes, independent research bodies or firms that are licensed scientific research institutions from the Register of MoS to initiate an collaborative R&D subproject together with other research institutions and companies. The Collaborative Research and Development Subprojects (CRDS) program aims to join the scientific and professional potential in Montenegro so as to contribute to the development of a knowledge based society that strives to be competitive in the EU market, by helping to upgrade Montenegro's science and technology institutional system and infrastructure in areas where the scientific and economic potentials are esteemed highest. Thus, the program focuses on the following priority research areas: Energy; ICT; Medicine and Health; Sustainable Development and Tourism; Agriculture and Food; and New Materials, Products and Services. Research activities realized through CRDS program will be a basis for establishment of the future centers of excellence in Montenegro, thus contributing to accomplishment of one of the most important strategic goals in the science in Montenegro. The individual consultant is expected to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Science by Individual remote scientific review and evaluation of the grant application submitted for financing that meets eligibility, administrative and environmental compliance criteria in accordance with the program evaluation criteria. The general functions and responsibilities of the ISPR will be: - Evaluating of the detailed project proposal closely related to their field of expertise based on the evaluation criteria set in the Annex 7a, of the Guidelines for Applicants for Preparing an Application for a CRDS grants; - Submitting the written comments and scores for the project in the Proposal Evaluation Form to the HERIC PMT for the consideration of the second stage evaluation that will focus on the project feasibility taking into account local economic conditions, as well as for consequent negotiations between the MoS and the “applicant”. Each ISPR will prepare a report that both awards the application a merit based mark and also include a narrative section highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the application and indicate any issues that might be clarified with an applicant at the later stages, during second stage evaluation and negotiations. *Name of the peer reviewer is confidential. He/she must declare any conflict of interest prior to undertaking the evaluation of a particular project proposal. Required qualification and criteria for selection of the consultant will be: Advanced degree in science or engineering At least 10 years of work experience in the field of applied and development research Relevant peer review references Fluency in English Proven experience in R&D project management, implementation and evaluation in the following fields: Energy, Information and Communication Technologies, Medicine and Health, Sustainable Development and Tourism, Agriculture and Food, New Materials, Products and Services. Excellence in academic and/or applied and developmental R&D The Consultant shall work closely together with the representatives of Ministry of Science (MoS) and HERIC PMT. The MoS will provide the projects to be reviewed and all the necessary documentation and templates needed for evaluation to the ISPR. The peer reviewer undertake to comply with the Code of Conduct for independent experts appointed as reviewers/evaluators and to maintain confidentiality on all information that is not in the public domain and shall not be involved in another assignment that represents a conflict of interest to the prevailing assignment. It is expected that assignment will be completed within 1 month period over which the ISPR will review and evaluate application proposal. The MoS through the HERIC PMT and Technical Service Unit now invite eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, brochures, description of similar assignments performed, experience in similar conditions, etc.). Individual consultants may be offered through firms or other organizations, but the qualifications of the individual consultant will be the basis of selection. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the selection of Individual Consultants-IC procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January, 2011). Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 9-15 hours local time. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by January 13, 2014, 17,00h local time. EOI can be submitted Via E-mail or in envelope and must clearly indicate project name, subject number and sender details. Ministry of Finance Technical Service Unit Address: Jovana Tomasevica b.b. 81000 Podgorica, Crna Gora Tel: +382 20 201-697 Fax: +382 20 201-698 e-mail zoran.mijovic@mif.gov.me

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of Finance-Technical Service Unit | Published November 1, 2014  -  Deadline November 14, 2014
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Ex-ante Evaluation Of The Ipard Ii Programme 2014-2020 Of Montenegro MONTENEGRO Ministry of Agricultureand Rural Development MontenegroInstitutional Development and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Request for Expressionsof Interest for Ex-ante Evaluationof the IPARD II Programme 2014-2020 of Montenegro IBRD No: 7716-ME Reference No. MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-CS-CQ-14-2.1.a.8.2 This Invitation for expression of interests follows theGeneral Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue no. February5, 2009 TheGovernment of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR 11 million(US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for Reconstruction Development(IBRD) and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, in the amountof US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro Institutional Developmentand Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends to apply part ofthe proceeds to payments  under the Contractfor Ex-anteEvaluation of the IPARD II Programme 2014-2020 of Montenegro. The overall objective of theex-ante evaluationis to optimise the allocation of budgetary resources under programmesandimprove programming quality as well as contributing to capacity building forfuture monitoring and evaluation activities. The specific objective is toprepare theex-ante evaluation of the Rural Development Programme under IPARD 2014-2020 inMontenegro. Drawing parallels to Article 55of Regulation(EU) No 1303/2013, the ex-ante evaluation shall appraise: (a)    The contributionto the Unionstrategy forsmart, sustainable and inclusive growth, having regard to the selected thematicobjectives and priorities, taking into account national and regional needs andpotential for development as well as lessons drawn from previous programmingperiods; (b)   The internal coherenceof theproposedprogramme or activity and its relationship with other relevant instruments; (c)    The consistency of theallocation ofbudgetary resources with the objectives of the programme; (d)   The consistency of theselectedthematicobjectives, the priorities and corresponding objectives of the programme withthe Indicative Strategy Paper forMontenegro 2014-2020 and the national Strategy for developmentofagriculture and rural areas; (e)    The relevance and clarity ofthe proposedprogramme indicators; (f)    How the expectedoutputs willcontributeto results; (g)    Whether the quantified targetvalues forindicators are realistic, having regard to the support envisaged fromthe IPAII Funds; (h)   The rationale for the form ofsupportproposed; (i)     The adequacy of humanresources andadministrative capacity for management of the programme; (j)     The suitability of theprocedures formonitoring the programme and for collecting the data necessary to carry outevaluations; (k)   The suitability of themilestonesselectedfor the performance framework; (l)     The adequacy of plannedmeasures topromote equal opportunities between men and women and to prevent anydiscrimination; (m) The adequacy of planned measures topromote sustainable development; (n)   Measures planned to reduce theadministrative burden on beneficiaries. The starting period of thisassignment is supposed to be during the December 2014, and ex-ante evaluationshould be completed no later by May 2015. TheMARD through the TechnicalService Unit (TSU) now invites eligible companies to indicate their interest inproviding the Services. Interested companies should provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperienceto perform the Services. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form ofa joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Theshortlisting criteria are: Evaluation criteria Points GeneralProfessional Experience At least 10 yearsof experience in producing relevant studiesand strategic documents in the area of agriculture (proven by a referencelist of studies/researches); 30 Demonstratedexperiencein having conducted similar evaluationsincluding some of the features as described in this REoI for EU candidatecountries; 40 Staff available Capacityand availability of required staff and (logistic) resources to carry outrequired work in required period of time (Key Experts in the area of:Agriculture and Rural Development; agro or food production; agro-economics;Strategic Planning and Development; Environment Impact Assessment, andSocio-economic assessment) 30 Interestedconsultants may obtain further information at the address below from 9-15 hourslocal time. The attentionof interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants] by World Bank Borrowers(edition May 2004, revised October 2006) ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with theConsultants' Qualification (CQ) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Expressionsof interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by mailand in envelope by November 14, 2014, 15,00h local time. Ministryof Finance TechnicalService Unit Attn:Mirko Ljesevic, Procurement officer Address:Jovana Tomasevica b.b. (Stara zgrada Vlade) 81000Podgorica, CrnaGora Tel:+382 20 201-695 Fax:+382 20 201-698 e-mail mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

INSTIT DEV & AGR STRENGTH - P107473

Ministry of finance-Technical Service Unit | Published October 30, 2015  -  Deadline December 11, 2015
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Development Of The Standard Finance And Accounting Software Package For Ipard Agency Montenegro Ministry ofAgriculture and Rural Development Montenegro InstitutionalDevelopment and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) Invitationfor Bids (IFB) Development of thestandard finance and accountingsoftware package for IPARD agency MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-ICB-G-15-2.1.b.11 1.         This Invitation for Bids followsthe General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue no. February 5,2009 2.         The Government of Montenegro has received a loan in the amount of EUR11million (US$15.7) equivalent from the International Bank for ReconstructionDevelopment (IBRD) and from the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund, GEF, inthe amount of US$ 4 million toward the cost of the Montenegro InstitutionalDevelopment and Agricultural Strengthening Project (MIDAS) and it intends toapply part of the proceeds to payments under the Contract for Developmentof the standard finance and accounting software package for IPARD agency. 3.         Technical ServicesUnit on behalf of the Ministryof Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), now invites sealed bidsfrom eligible and qualified bidders for Development of the Register ofAgricultural Holdings. 4.         Bidding will be conducted through theInternational Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures, specified in the WorldBank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits, edition May 2004., revised in October 2006 and itwill be open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as definedin theGuidelines that meet the following minimum qualification criteria: (i)During the past five (5)years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), the Bidder must have completed three (3)successful contracts, value of minimum 70,000 EUR each, involving thedevelopment and implementation or maintenance of ERP (Enterprise ResourcePlanning) systems for the government authorities and/or public companies. Duringthe past five (5) years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,2014), the Bidder must havecompletedthree (3) successful contracts involving the development and implementation ormaintenance of complex information systems which provided on-line connection tothe information system of EU for the government authorities and/or publiccompanies. Duringthe past five (5) years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013,2014), the Bidder must havecompletedone (1) successful contract, involving the development and implementation ormaintenance of complex information system for the government authorities and/orpublic companies, developed on proposed development technology and used by atleast 500 concurrent users. Documentaryevidence signed by the bidder's clients (including description, value, year ofcommencement and completion, client and a contact person for reference) thatdemonstrate bidders' experience should be submitted. (ii)The minimum requiredannualaverage turnover over the previous three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014) mustbe EUR 180,000.00 calculated as total revenue at official exchange rate ofCentral Bank of Montenegro at the end of each respective year. To prove this,the Bidder must submit balance sheets/audited financial statements certified bya registered accountant for the last three years (2012, 2013, 2014). Wherenecessary, the Purchaser will make inquiries with the Bidder's bankers; In casethat Bidder is Joint Venture, each member must satisfy 25% of aboverequirements, and leading member must satisfy 50% of above requirement. (iii) The bidder shall provide information aboutexisting local officeor fully documented plan for local office to be established in order to response on the location of thePurchaser with the deadline of maximum 12 hours of received call and requestfor support, working days and next first working day after the weekend andholiday. The supplier shall, upon receipt of a written request for intervention(e - mail , fax) no later than 8 hours after received request notify thePurchaser / User about undertaken activities on realization of the request andrespond on them with qualified staff on the Purchaser location. (iv) The Bidder must demonstratethat have adequate Personnel capabilities of the Bidder (Project manager andSystem architect and software development manager) 5.        Interested eligible bidders may obtain furtherinformation and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from10.00 a.m. to 15.00 p.m. every working day. 6.        A complete set of Bidding Documents in Englishmay be purchased by interestedbidders on the submission of a written application to the address below andupon payment of a non refundable fee of 100 EUR or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. Themethod of payment will be direct deposit to our account: Beneficiary Customer: / 2345800-02010658 Ministarstvo FinansijaCG Projekat MIDAS (za otkup tenderske dokumentacije) 81000 Podgorica,Montenegro;    SWIFT transfers in EUR Field 56A:       SOGEFRPP (Intermediary)SOCIETE GENERALE ?PARIS Field 57A:      (Acc with Inst.) PDBPMEPG Podgorickabanka AD Societe Generale Group Podgorica Field 59:      ME25550005220000032317 (Beneficiary) MinistarstvoFinansija; Podgorica; Montenegro INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT Reference number:MNE-MIDAS-7716-ME-ICB-G-15-2.1.b.11 For LocalPayment Acc. Number: 832-1191-19 The exchange rate to beapplied is theselling exchange rate from the list of the Central Bank of Montenegro,prevailing on the day of payment. The Bidding Documents will be purchased atthe TSU office indicated at the address below. 7.         Bids must be delivered to the addressbelow at or before 13:00 hour local timeon December 11,2015.Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be openedin the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in personat the address below at 13:05 hour localtime, on December 11, 2015. All bidsmust be accompanied by a BidSecurity in amount of EUR1,500.00 or an equivalentamount in a freelyconvertible currency. 8.         The attention ofprospective Bidders is drawn to (i) the fact that they will be required tocertify in their bids that all software is either covered by a valid license orwas produced by the Bidder and (ii) that violations are considered fraud, whichcan result in ineligibility to be awarded World Bank-financed contracts. Contact information: Ministry of finance-Technical Service Unit Attn: Mr.Mirko Lje?evi?, Procurement officer Adress: Jovana Toma?evi?a bb (Stara zgradaVlade) 81000 Podgorica Crna Gora Tel +382 20 201 695 Fax +382 20 201 698 Email adresa: mirko.ljesevic@mif.gov.me

Montenegro Forest - Timber Industry and Bioenergy Sector Study

 | Published December 3, 2014  -  Deadline December 30, 2014
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Assignment Description:
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the EBRD or the Bank) is committed to helping its countries of operations develop forest management systems that are efficient, safe and environmentally and socially sustainable. In recent years the Bank has financed investments in forest industry companies in Central and Eastern Europe, and is currently considering new projects in this sector. The predictable availability of sustainable long-term wood supply, ideally certified against international wood procurement standards such as Forest Stewardship Council or Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification , is a key prerequisite for these investments for both sponsors and financiers.

The Bank ensures that the highest environmental and social standards are applied to its investments. There are a number of challenges associated with forest management, such as sustainable harvesting, regeneration, afforestation of suitable land, watershed management, biodiversity, and land use change, among others. To address these issues the EBRD requires its Clients to adhere to strict environmental and social standards and practices.

In order to deepen the transition impact and environmental and social benefits of its investments in the forestry industry, the Bank wishes to engage a consultant (the Consultant) to undertake a Sector Study aimed at identifying the main issues facing existing and potential local and international investors in the Montenegro forestry and bioenergy sectors, including forest resources base, wood supply and procurement, forest management practices, transportation of wood, primary wood processing industries, as well as export of roundwood and other products (the Assignment)

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will act as the Consultant’s Montenegro Counterparty and final Beneficiary of this study. The Montenegro Counterpart will provide all available information to the Consultant.

The overall objective of the Sector Study is to review the Strategy for Forestry Development 2014-2023 and to formulate recommendations further development of the Strategy and for the development of sustainable forestry and forest-based industries in Montenegro. The ultimate goal is to promote and trigger viable investments in the forest industries in Montenegro by addressing wood supply and associated issues, and identifying options for improvements in forest management, harvesting, transportation, and trading, taking into account both the economic and social benefits and environmental sustainability. The study will include an analysis of the roles and responsibilities of the Forest Administration of Montenegro. Additionally, the aim is to identify potential obstacles associated with administrative, legal, or regulatory Montenegro specifics to investments in forestry and the forest bioenergy industry sectors.

The Sector Study will cover forest policy, forest management, its environmental aspects, and harvesting of wood, as well as industrial transformation including:

- saw mills and related activities
- wood-based panel plants
- primary wood furniture manufacturing
- wood for energy production and biomass energy.

The Consultant undertaking this assignment will be required to coordinate activities with other ongoing or recently finished relevant studies and other development work in the sector.

The Study will consist of four phases: 1) review of forest policy and analysis of the Forest Administration 2) analysis of forestry resource base, including sustainable forestry management, 3) analysis of forest industry and identification of potential investment projects, and 4) investment promotion workshop. Tasks in each phase are described below; however, the following is the list of priority topics to be covered by the Study:
- forest policy
- legal and institutional framework,
- Forest Administration
- roundwood trade from state forests
- forest resource base (volume, species, quality)
- forest management practices and their international certification (FSC, PEFC)
- forest fire prevention and rehabilitation after fire
- current and future Annual Allowable Cut (AAC)
- current and future demand/supply balance of industrial roundwood and fuel wood for bio-energy
- existing harvesting and transport operations and their management
- logistic infrastructure (roads, railways, utilities, esp. energy)
- the current and projected production and wood consumption of the industries
- export of roundwood
- current and projected demand/supply balance of relevant forest industry products
- identification of specific investment projects/ opportunities, and/or illustrative projects that may be suitable for targeted investment promotion activities
- pre-feasibility of identified investment projects/opportunities (up to 4)
- outline of recommendations for further development of forest industry strategy and policy
- investment promotion workshop.


Assignment Start Date and Duration: The assignment is expected to start in Q1 2015 and last for 5 months.


Maximum Budget available for the Assignment: EUR 210,000; Exclusive of VAT.


The consultant must determine whether any VAT would be chargeable on the services and the basis for that determination, without taking into consideration the Bank's special status as an IFI and state this to the Bank in their response to the Invitation for Expressions of Interest. To the extent that a consultant incurs input VAT on goods and services purchased in connection with the provision of services (e.g. VAT on airline ticket) which is not otherwise recoverable by the consultant from the local tax authority, the gross cost to the consultant of such expenses shall be treated as a reimbursable expense.


Funding Source: Austrian Technical Assistance Co-Operation Fund


Eligibility: Consultancy firms shall be entities registered in Austria and all experts proposed by the entity to work on the assignment must be either Austrian nationals or permanent residents of Austria. However, up to a maximum of 25% of the maximum contract amount may be used to finance services of local experts who are nationals of Montenegro or consultancy firms of Montenegro.


Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or consortium of firms with extensive experience in forestry sector in SEE countries. The Consultant is expected to have experience with IFI loan funded investment projects in the region.
It is expected that the Consultant’s Team will consist of at least the following key experts:
• Team Leader with comprehensive experience in similar assignments in CEE and in working with IFIs;
• Technical specialists in forestry and forest industry sector;
• Institutional and regulatory issues specialists / lawyer;
• Environmental specialists.
It is recommended that a part of the consultancy input will be carried out by local sub-consultants.


Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected for this Assignment, the information submitted should include the following:
1. Company/group of firms' profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-3 pages)
2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration), main activities, objectives
3. CVs of experts who could be available to work on the Assignment
4. Completed contact sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:
http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc
5. A copy of the Consultant's valid company registration certificate confirming that the firm is registered in Austria.

6. A Cost Estimate


The above information should not exceed 20 pages excluding CVs and contact sheet.


The complete expression of interest (including CVs and Contact Sheet) shall be one file (pdf or Word) to be uploaded to eSelection. The EBRD reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.


Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through e-Selection, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date mentioned above. Do not send expressions of interest to the EBRD's contact person.

EBRD Contact:
Nicola Di Pietro
TCT Advisor
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 6329 Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
e-mail: PietroN@ebrd.com

Notes:

Note1
The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. Consultants will not be asked to submit a proposal. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

Note 2

The evaluation criteria are as follows:
1)A firm with proven experience in forestry sector in South East Europe countries - 20%
2) Experience with IFI loan funded investment projects in the region /business environments – 10%
3) Team Leader with comprehensive experience in similar assignments in CEE and in working with IFIs - 20%
4) Technical specialists in forestry and forest industry sector; – 10%
5) Institutional and regulatory issues specialists / lawyer; – 10%
6) Environmental specialists– 5%
7) Cost Estimate – 25%; equivalent score = (Lowest Cost Estimate/ Cost Estimate)*25

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