Assessment for Establishing a Livestock Identification and Traceability System in Somalia
Federal Government Of Somalia
The Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of De-Risking, Inclusion and Value Enhancement of pastoral economies in the Horn of Africa Project (DRIVE) and intends to apply part of the proceed for consulting services.
The Consulting Services (the Services) is to assess and provide a system design for a Livestock Identification and Traceability Systems (LITS) that will be used to identify and track livestock to boost efficiency in public health, food safety, disease control and reporting of infectious diseases, trade in live animals and livestock products for local and export markets that meets the business needs of Federal Government of Somalia by delivering comprehensive LITS to support traceability and certification across the livestock sector by identifying, tracing, and certifying livestock in pastoral production systems in Somalia. The Consultant will undertake all the specific tasks detailed out in the Terms of Reference (TOR).
The consultant service is expected to be conducted and reports delivered within 4 months from commencement.
The detailed Terms of Refence (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: https://mof.gov.so/publications/assessment-establishing-livestock-identification-and-traceability-system-somalia, or it can be provided upon submission of application in person or by e-mail. The e-mail address is provided below.
The Ministry of Finance now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). The short-listing criteria are as follows:
Core business of the firm and at least 7 years in business
Experience of conducting similar assignments (at least one experience in conducting similar assignment. The Consultant shall provide the name and contact address of the Client (office and e-mail address and telephone number), date(s) of execution, name (s) of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources.
Experience of relevant services in an environment similar to that of Somalia; and
The technical and managerial organization of the firm. (Provide only the structure of the organization). Do not provide CVs of staff). Key experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraphs 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17 of the World
Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Financing - Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services dated July 2016 and revised in November
2017 August 2018 and November 2020, (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualification but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub consultancy. In case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant Qualification Based Selection (CQS) method set out in the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations.
Experiance required (years)
7 - 8 years
How to apply
Interested Consultant may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 8:30am to 3.30pm Mogadishu time (Excluding public holidays).
Expressions of interest (EOI) should be delivered (in person or by e-mail) in a written form in three
hard copies (if not by e-mail) to the address below by 3rd April 2023 at 3:30 Hours (Mogadishu Time)
Ministry of Finance
Federal Government of Somalia
Email Address: [email protected]
Copy E-mail: [email protected]
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