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Erosion & Watershed Mgt Project - P124905

NEWMAP - NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT | Published December 24, 2014  -  Deadline January 7, 2015
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Focal Ngo Under The Nigeria Erosion And Watershed Management Project (newmap) In Edo State, Nigeria FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA EDO STATE OFMINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT NIGERIAEROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT(NEWMAP) Project ID: P124905 Requestfor Expression of Interest (EOI) For Focal NGO under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in EDO State,Nigeria This request for expression of interest follows theupdate of the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of 27th April, 2012 and inNigerian newspapers of 27th September 2012. As part of Governments commitment to transformation ofthe Nigerian socio-economy landscape, a multi-sector project is being executed in Nigeria to mitigate the vulnerability to erosionand support the people as they relate to their land. The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed ManagementProject (NEWMAP) is an 8-yearmulti-sectoral and multi-scale program that targets states with acute gully erosion. The project is involvingmany Federal and StateMinistries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Local Governments, communities and civil Societies who are  responsible for Planning, economy, finance, works, agriculture, water resources, forests, transport,power,emergency response as well as those focused on climate and hydrological information or watershed/basin regulation.  In order to achieve this, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit ofUS$500 million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of the Nigeria Erosion and WatershedManagement Project. TheEdo State Project Management Unit of the NigeriaErosion and Watershed Management Project intends to use part of the proceeds of the creditfor the recruitment of Focal NonGovernmental Organization (NGO) to coordinate Community Sensitization and Social Mobilization, etc to improve governance, regulatory compliance, environmental monitoring,impact evaluation in the States NEWMAP (at the State and Local Government/ grassroots/catchment levels). OBJECTIVES The focal NGO will focus on community mobilization and socialaccountability on participatory watershed management(working closelywith the engineering teams), livelihoods, safeguards, action learning, O&M, and beneficiary verification.  NGO is expected to encourage gender equity in community organization andresponsibilities. Specifically thefocal NGO will provide the following services: 1). Implement Community Sensitization andMobilization component of the project. a.Ensure that participatingcommunities are aware, understands and buy into the    philosophy of the project b.      Ensure thatthe local community is well informed and empowered to participate in land-use planningand conservation measures. c.       Promote active community participation in projectidentification, design,implementation and monitoring to ensure effective and timely implementation, etc. 2). Implement Capacity Development of Community Stakeholders. a. Train and equip the Community Associations to manage sub-grants under activity   sets 1.B.3 and 1.C.2, and to participate in the broader Site Committee etc. b. Identify other training needs of the communitystakeholders within the context of      the project developmentobjective. d.     Develop training manual(s) for community project implementation committees, etc. 3). Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E). a. Developcommunity P.M.&E framework, b. Promotecoordination with State Project Management Unit (SPMU) c.      Develop the logframe for the project and apply it in monitoring project implementation and reports to ensure compliance withset objectives and data quality assurance, etc. 4). Managing Relational Issues on the Project. a. Signs MOU with the SPMU, the community and other relevantproject  organs. b. Prepares timely workplan and submit same to the SPMU as and at when   due. c.Articulates and presents timely reports to the SPMU, etc. The consulting firm (NGO) will be hired for an initial periodof two years to providethe services. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTERESTS(EOIs) Edo State Nigeria Erosion and WatershedManagement Project (Edo-NEWMAP) now invite eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants shouldprovide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are (i) Evidence showing the fields of specialty of the firm (NGO'sprofile/brochures) (ii) Evidence showing that the firm is a legal entity (certificate of registration),(iii) Evidence ofregistration with relevant authorities and professional bodies. (iv). Evidence showing the technical and managerial capabilities ofthe firm in the field of assignment. (v) Experienceof working in a similar geographicalregion, (vi)Description of similar assignments, (vii) Availability of appropriate skills among staff, and availability of essential  technology ? software,etc.) and (viii) Consultants must be conversant with the local languages and socio-cultural practices ofthe relevant communities in Edo state. For each previous project performed, the consultant- NGO mustprovide the name and contact address of the client (office & e-mail address, and telephone number), date(s) of execution,name(s) of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources. The attention of interested Consultants (firm) is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [underIBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011] ("Consultant Guidelines") Please visit www.worldbank.org, setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest.  In addition, please refer to the following specificinformation on conflict of interestrelated to this assignment on information on conflict of interest related to the assignment asper paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants-NGOs may associate with other firms in the form ofa joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant's Qualification CQSmethod set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (10.00 am to 16.00 pm). Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (inperson, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 7th January, 2015. ProjectCoordinator State Project Management Unit(SPMU) Edo State- NigeriaErosion and Watershed Management Project(EDO- NEWMAP) Palm House, 9th Floor, Sapele, Road, BeninCity Edo State, Nigeria Email: edostatenewmap@yahoo.com Tel: 09099746661,08050180888 Attention: Engr. John Adisa

Erosion & Watershed Mgt Project - P124905

Edo State- Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (EDO- NEWMAP) | Published July 31, 2015  -  Deadline August 14, 2015
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Eoi For The Engagement Of Household And Community Rain Water Harvesting Consultant For The Oshiobugie Gully Erosion Control Site In Auchi, Edo State FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA GOVERNMENT OF EDO STATE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC UTILITIES NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT(NEWMAP) Project ID: P124905 Issuance Date: 30th July, 2015 Request for Expression of Interest (EoI) fortheengagement of Household and Community Rain Water Harvesting Consultant for the Oshiobugie Gully Erosion Control Site in Auchi, Edo StateUnder The Nigeria Erosion And Watershed Management Project (Newmap) This request for expression of interest follows the update of the generalprocurement noticefor this project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of 27th April, 2012 and in Nigerian newspapers of27th September 2012. As part of Governments commitment to transformation of theNigerian socio-economy landscape, a multi-sector project is being executed in Nigeria to mitigatethe vulnerability to erosion andsupport the people as they relate totheir land. The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) is an 8-yearmulti-sectoral and multi-scale program that targets states with acute gully erosion. The project is involving many Federaland StateMinistries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Local Governments, communities and civil Societies who are  responsible for Planning, economy, finance, works,agriculture, water resources, forests,transport, power, emergency response as well as those focused on climate and hydrological information or watershed/basinregulation. In order to achieve this, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) hasreceived a credit of US$500 million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of the NigeriaErosion and Watershed Management Project. The Edo State Project Management Unitof the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed ManagementProject intends to use part of the proceeds of the credit for the engagement of household and community rain water harvesting consultant for the Oshiobugie gully erosion control site in Auchi, Edo state toreduce vulnerability to soilerosion in targeted sub-watersheds withactions to stabilize and rehabilitate major erosion prone sites by addressing rain water which is theunderlying cause of erosion using conventional & structural techniques. OBJECTIVES The consultancy firm is to provide technical support/capacity building to the project in the affected watershed areas. The supportincludes but not limited to: (i) StateProject Management Units (SPMUs)  ; (ii) StateEngineering Design and Supervision Firms (SEDSFs); (iii) Umbrella NGO (UNGO); (iv) Focal NGO (FONGO) and (v) those agenciesresponsible for Environmental Management Plan (EMP) formulation and implementation for major gully control/rehabilitationsub-project sites. Specifically the firm will provide thefollowing scope of services: 1.0       SCOPE OF SERVICES The general scope of this assignment is to conduct thefeasibility studies and detailed engineering design for the construction and supervision of water harvesting structure in order toachieve the core objectives of this assignment, the rainwater harvesting consultants will develop a work plan and provide qualifiedand skilled personnel with experience to ensure the completion of the tasks listed below in a manner consistent with internationalbest practice and standards adopted for NEWMAP. 1.1       The Specific scope of theassignment will include but not limited to the following: 1.1.1 Prepare feasibility studies including comprehensiveengineering survey and hydrometeorological study of the location as well as entailing cost. Assist the SPMU in overall planfor rainwater conservation and utilization to be adopted for sitedesigns. 1.1.2   Develop both rainwater and runoff water harvesting techniques for the sub-watershed areas. 1.1.3   Develop water harvestingtraining manual/maintenance guide and conduct training for householdsin thecommunity. 1.1.4   Design and prepare working drawing of appropriate rainfall collector and water storage facilities, including Bill ofEngineering Measurement and Evaluation for the construction of the rainfall collector and water storagefacilities. 1.1.5   Engage all STAKEHOLDERS within the sub-watershed catchment area in the adoption and utilization of conventional waterharvesting techniques that would reduce soil degradation due to uncontrolled and utilized runoff. 1.1.6   Recommend on the appropriate institutional implementation structures, criteria for selection of benefiting household,community and the disbursement plan. 1.2      Other services include (i)    ensure thetechnical aspects of rainwater harvesting managementtechniques are in harmony with the engineering designs so that SPMUs caneffectively implement the water harvesting techniques; (ii)  liaise withthe SPMUs and UNGO/FONGO to ensure the community is sensitized on the utilization of the techniques; (iii)  ensure that the contractors build according to design specifications; (iv) provide reportsincluding designs anddrawings for the site location for approval  and to be adopted by the SPMU; (v)  support theSEDSF, on behalf of the PMU, to supervise construction of the structures within the sub-catchment area; (vi)  Provide manuals and maintenance guidelines for dissemination/awareness by the  FONGO on the utilization of the water harvesting techniques for purposes of agricultural cultivation, vegetationcover and conventional uses. (vii)                       Provide for capacity building for SPMU and other relevant and participating MDAs The consulting firm will be hired for a period of Six (6) months to provide theservices. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTERESTS (EOIs) Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project(Edo-NEWMAP) now invite eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interestin providing the Services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe Services. The shortlisting criteria are (i) Evidence showing the fields of specialty of the firm(profile/brochures) (ii) Evidence showing that the firm is a legal entity (certificate of registration), (iii) Evidence ofregistration with relevant authorities and professional bodies. (iv). Evidence showing the technical and managerial capabilities ofthe firm in the field of assignment. (v) Experienceof working in a similar geographical region, (vi) Description of similar assignments and general Experience of the Firm(s) in Consulting Services relating to Water Harvestingduring the last 4 years, (For each previousproject performed, the consultant must provide the name and contact address of the client (office & e-mail address, andtelephone number), date(s) of execution, name(s) of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources) (vii) Availability of Professional Key Staff with Suitable Qualifications in the field ofassignment, (viii. Brief description (not more than 2 pages) of the proposed Methodology ofcarrying out the scope of the work. The attention of interested Consultants (firm) is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employmentof Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDACredits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011] ("Consultant Guidelines") Please visit www.worldbank.org, setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment oninformation on conflict of interest related to the assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants-NGOs may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture ora sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant's Qualification CQS methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during officehours (10.00 am to 16.00pm). Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person,or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 14th August, 2015. ProjectCoordinator State Project Management Unit(SPMU) Edo State- Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (EDO-NEWMAP) Palm House, 9th Floor, Sapele, Road, Benin City Edo State, Nigeria Email: edostatenewmap@yahoo.com Tel: 08034279626, 09099746661,08050180888 Attention: Engr.John Adisa
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