PUBLIC TENDER ANOUNCEMENT
TENDER TITLE: Public Tender to Assess Service portfolio Expansion for Agro-Input shops and Agro dealership Network
The deadline for submission of bids: Tuesday 14 November 2023
Bid Submission Time: 10:00AM
Bid Opening Time: 10:30AM
Place: DUHAMIC-ADRI Headquarters
DUHAMIC-ADRI in partnership with Care International Rwanda and its implementing partners are implementing the five years’ program Supporting and Enhancing Resilient and Viable Employment Opportunities (SERVE) Project. This program is funded by MasterCard Foundation through the partnership of Care International and focus on to build a resilient, sustainable, gender equitable, and inclusive entrepreneurial environment that increases dignified and fulfilling work opportunities for predominantly female youth in agricultural value chains in 10 districts across Rwanda trough supporting MSE owners and high-potential entrepreneurs to launch or grow their businesses sustainably and builds agricultural skills that increase productivity and diversity in response to market needs and opportunities, all with sustainable climate-smart principles.
SERVE Project will be implemented in 10 districts namely Rulindo, Gakenke, Nyabihu, Rubavu, Rwamagana, Kayonza, Kirehe, Ngoma, and Huye. The project targets youth aged between 18 and 35 years and 70% of them must be women engaged in or with the potential to engage in agricultural businesses and smallholder farming, also known as SMEs.
The Agro -inputs shop, is an established business providing agricultural inputs, tools, and services to farmers in different districts across Rwanda. As part of SERVE project, a consultancy work will be conducted to assess potential to increase the service portfolio of existing Agro -input shops to include quality inputs and other Agro-inputs, materials and equipment
The main objective of this consultancy is to assess the feasibility and potential for expanding the service portfolio of existing Agro-input shops (with special focus to those selling horticulture related inputs) to include quality agricultural inputs, materials, and equipment. This assessment will inform the strategy to extend the Agro dealership network, particularly targeting educated youth through agent models or micro-franchise models. The primary objective is to increase the penetration of quality agricultural inputs in 10 districts of project interventions knowing Rulindo, Gakenke, Nyabihu, Rubavu, Rwamagana, Kayonza, Ngoma, Kirehe, Huye and Nyamagabe districts.
3. Eligibility criteria
Eligible bidders should fulfil the following requirements:
We kindly request you to provide us with a proposal for to Assess Service portfolio Expansion for Agro-Input shops and Agro dealership Network with the detailed terms of reference attached to this tender Notice for your reference and consideration.
The technical and financial proposal along with supporting documents in one sealed envelope shall be submitted to the DUHAMIC-ADRI head office located at Kicukiro District Niboye sector not later than Tuesday November 14, 2023 at 10:00AM and the opening will be on the same day 10:30 AM
Done at Kigali Tuesday November 7 , 2023
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