Request for Proposal (RFP) for Value Chain Training Manual

LI-BIRD

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research, and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara and Programme Coordination Office in Lalitpur. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local initiatives for sustainable management of renewable natural resources and improving the livelihoods of rural people in Nepal.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Value Chain Training Manual

Request for Proposal (RFP)

for 

Development of Training Manual on Value Chain for Strengthening Capacity of the Value Chain Actors and Building Partnership with Private and Public Institutions for Proper Marketing and Value Addition

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara and Programme Coordination Office in Lalitpur. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local resources, innovations and institutions for the sustainable management of natural resources and building resilience to climate change for improving the livelihoods of target beneficiaries that includes smallholder farmers particularly women in Nepal.

LI-BIRD and Social Service Centre (SOSEC), a Dailekh based NGO, is implementing a project entitled ‘Climate and Gender Responsive Resilient Agriculture and Enterprises in Karnali River Basin (Green Karnali)’, funded by Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) through DanChurchAid (DCA), Nepal, in Surkhet, Dailekh, and Achham districts in Nepal.

The project is planning to develop a training manual on value chain for strenghtening capacity of the value chain actors and building partnership with private and public institutions for proper marketing and value addition. The intended training manual will cover all curricula for identifying potential and profitable value chains and markets and access to market for small-holder producers, as well as commodity prioritization, bottleneck identification, market system mapping, intervention design, enterprise selection, market system approach and principles, and so on.

Thus, LI-BIRD invites proposals from qualified consultants/private firms or a team of experts to accomplish the aforementioned tasks.

The interested applicants need to fill up the Request for Proposal Form which can be downloaded from the link below:

Download Request for Proposal Form

The Terms of Reference (ToR) is annexed as Annex 1 in the Request for Proposal Form. The applicants are requested to thoroughly read the Request for Proposal Form and fill in the required information (Annex 2 and Annex 3). Submit the duly filled and signed Request for Proposal Form within the mentioned deadline. 

Interested applicants are requested to submit the proposal by 7 August 2022, 5.00 pm by hand delivery or email to the following address below:

Executive Director

Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)

Head Office: PO Box 324, Pokhara, Nepal Phone: +977 61 576834, 585357 

Or,

Programme Coordination Office: Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal Phone: +977 01 5440330

E-mail: procurement@libird.org

The proposal must be written in the English language. The proposal received after the deadline will not be entertained and considered for further evaluation. 

A proposal that does not meet the requirements will be discarded. Proposals that meet the requirements and offer the best value for money will be considered for the further evaluation process. LI-BIRD reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your sealed proposal.