Request for Proposal (RfP)

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is looking for Vendor/Farm for providing equipment and cultivation support to hydroponic farms in three project location for three months as per below Terms of Reference (ToR):

Overview and background of RFP:

IOM has established hydroponic farms in two project locations during the year 2018-2019 under a project titled: Building Resilience of Returning Migrants from the Andaman Sea through Economic Reintegration and Community Empowerment. The farms were developed as part of establishing community enterprise with aim to providing economic benefit to the project beneficiaries are the key share holder of the enterprise. Therefore the key objective of establishing such enterprise of hydroponic farm was to improve the economic situation of the returning migrants and livelihood conditions in the target communities.

The farm was established to produce high quality and high market demand vegetable like capsicum, honey dew, tomato. After establishing the two farms in Narshingdi and Jhenaidah has been completed one cycle of production. And one farm in Sirajganj is in process of development that has to be completed by October 2019.  After two cycle, the farm was further assessed and identified the requirement of more support and equipment for achieving high yield of growing such vegetables. The same is needed for the farm to be established in Sirajganj.

Therefore the proposed RFP is developed for looking eligible Vendor/Firm for supply materials for smooth operation of three hydroponic farms e.g Narshingdi, Jhenaidha and Sirajganj.

Method of Application:

Interested Vendors/ Firms are invited to submit: a) technical proposal and b) financial proposal elaborating the competence of the Consultants/Firm to undertake the assignment along by 20 August, 2019, e-mail to faahmed@iom.int and CC: nafza@iom.int;  and clearly mention  RFP: CO-547/2019/018: equipment and cultivation support to hydroponic farms in three project locationin subject line of the email. Please note that maximum limit of attachment should be 9 MB

Required Documents:

Organization/Individual consultant need to submit technical and financial proposal.

Each Submission Must Include the Following:

  • Technical Proposal with detailed methodology, tools and work plan.
  • Firm/Vendor Profile: A brief summary of the firm/Vendor and CV of the expert including records on past experience in similar assignments and name of the references.
  • Financial Proposal listing all costs associated with the assignment.

Professional and Related Experiences:

The proposed team from the firm or the consultants should have following competences.

  • Previous experience on greenhouse development
  • Experience on developing hydroponic farm
  • Have the backward linkage of the Hydroponic farm
  • Have proper knowledge to prepare the nutrient solution
  • Experience on environmentally friendly farming methods
  • Have linkage in agriculture supply chain
  • Ability to transfer the knowledge of maintaining the farm
  • High level of integrity.

The Proposal should be written in English.

Deadline of submission technical and financial Proposal by August 20, 2018

Contact Person
Lutful Kabir
National Programme Officer, IOM
Mobile number: 01711955216
e-mail address: lkabir@iom.int

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Any attempt for persuasion will be considered as a disqualification
ONLY SHORT-LISTED CONSULTANTS/ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE ASSESSED

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