KE-Coastal CD SIL (FY08) - P094692
Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute | Published June 29, 2015 - Deadline July 10, 2015
Consultancy Services To Carry Out Feasibilitystudies For
Mango, Cashew Nut, Coconut, Fishery,dairy, Bee Keeping And Facilitation Of Business
Development Services To Smes Of The Kenyan Coast
RVICES TO SMEs OF THE KENYAN COAST
Name of Country: Kenya
Project Name: Kenya Coastal Development Project
Project ID No: P094692.
Purchaser: Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute
CREDIT No: 4801-KE
Expressions of Interest Reference No: EOI/No. KCDP/13/2014-2015
The Government of the Republic of Kenya has received financing of 40 million US dollars from the World Bank (IDAcredit of 35
million US dollars and GEF grant of 5 million US dollars) towards the Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) andintends to
apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services ("the Services") include carrying out subsector Value chain analysis for mango, cashew nut,coconut, fishery,
dairy, bee keeping and facilitation of business development services to MSEs of the Kenyan Coast which includesmentoring,
technical training and business plan development among others for at least 250 SMEs. The project areas cover six (6)Coastal
Counties of Lamu, Tana River, Kilifi, Mombasa, Kwale and Taita Taveta.
The Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") toindicate theirinterest
in providing the Services. The consultant / firm shouldhave the manpower to finish the assignment in the allocatedtimeline.
The overall consultancy will last for 10 months. Both assignments will be conducted concurrently with the Value chainanalysis
expected to be completed within 90 days of inception while the BDS will continue for the entire 10 month period(which should
be demonstrated by the Consultants) and should have qualifications and experience in the followingareas:
? Lead Consultant for each phase ofthe assignment must have at least Masters in Business Administration, Economics,
Finance, Agricultural Economics or a related area.
? The team must have good knowledgeof the sub-sectors of focus (including fisheries and livestock) as well as experience
in food technology, business development services, agri-business development, product quality control, MSEdevelopment
(with experience in mentoring, training, business registration, licensing etc),
? The Consultant/firm must haveexperience in Market linkages, value chain/market analysis, training curriculum
development, training needs assessment; in addition business planning skills, baseline and business assessment skillsare
critical. Consultant should have a good general knowledge of Kenya country context and familiarity with the Coastregion
would be an added advantage
Consultant Selection Criteria and Procedure are: -
i) Company/firm's profile.
ii) List of at least three similar successfully accomplished assignments in value and magnitude during the last five(5) years
with reference contacts.
iii) List of qualified personnel with relevant experience proposed for each of the assignments, detailedqualifications, tasks to
be assigned to, copies of certified CV's and certificates and detailed matrix.
iv) Professional composition: Propose a team of professional and competent staff able to deliver the tasks describedin each
of the assignments that include but not limited to: Economist/Socio-Economist(s), food technologist in relatedsectors,
Business Development Experts, Agri-business specialist(s),quality control expert(s), experts in SME development(with
experience in mentoring, business registration, licensing etc.), fisheries value chain specialist
v) Appropriate professional staff should be available for the duration of the assignment so as to ensure sufficientfield
presence and regular contact with the MSEs.
The attention of Interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank Guidelines:Selection and Employment of
Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers published in May 2004, and revisedin October
2006 and May 2010 (Consultants Guidelines), setting forth the World Bank's Policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant
Interested persons may obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1500 hours from Monday to Fridayexcluding
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
Silos Road, English Point ? Mkomani, Mombasa.
Email: email@example.com (with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org )
Tele: +254 -20-2353904 or +254-20-8041560/1; Fax: +254 -20-235 3226
Candidates are requested to submit written Expression of Interest (EOI) complete with copies of relevant testimonialsclearlymarked
"EOI NO. KCDP/13/2014-2015, EXPRESSIONOF INTEREST (EOI) TO CARRY OUT FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR MANGO,
CASHEW NUT, COCONUT, FISHERY, DAIRY, BEE KEEPING AND FACILITATION OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SERVICES TO
SMES of the Kenyan Coast to theabove address OR be deposited into the tender Box mounted next to the office of the Chief
Supplies Officer at KMFRI Headquarters in Mombasa on orbefore 10th July, 2015 at 11.00 am.
FOR: DIRECTOR/KMFRI Dated: Friday26th June, 2015