February 21, 2020
The Secretariat of AgResults (“Secretariat”) invites your organization to submit a proposal (“Proposal”) to provide Data Collection and Tracking Services (DCTS) in accordance with this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for the AgResults Tanzania Dairy Productivity Project (“Project”).
The Project is a new project under the AgResults Initiative, which is financed by the governments of Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For more information about AgResults, please visit www.AgResults.org.
The Project consists of a Pay-for-Results prize competition designed to spur improvements in smallholder dairy productivity in Tanzania. The prize incentive offered by AgResults will target the private sector to drive improved dairy input availability and use, resulting in increased smallholder dairy productivity and incomes.
The Secretariat expects to award a Firm-Fixed-Price Contract to the organization(s) hired for the services detailed in this Request for Proposals (RFP) for a period of four years and two months: Project Period: March 23, 2020 to May 31, 2024
Proposal procedures and instructions follow this letter in Appendix 1 and are incorporated herein and are made a part hereof. By submitting a Proposal and the required completed and signed “Anticorruption Compliance Certification” (Appendix 5), you will have consented to the terms of this RFP, including the proposal procedures and instructions.
Please note the deadline for receipt of proposal, with all required signatures, including a completed and signed Anticorruption Compliance Certification, is due no later than 1700 Hrs. US Eastern Daylight Time (US EDT) on March 06, 2020. Proposal documents should be submitted in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Dairy Project DCTS RFP” in the subject line of the email. The full timeline for this RFP is included in Appendix 1.
AgResults will review and evaluate proposal submissions using the evaluation criteria specified in Appendix 4 of this RFP and will select the organization(s) at its sole discretion. The selected organization(s) will be notified in writing. Notwithstanding the notification by the AgResults of the contemplated award, no work shall commence prior to the issuance and signature by the AgResults Secretariat of a Project DCTS Agreement. AgResults reserves the right to select any number of applying organizations or not to select any organization. The AgResults Secretariat reserves the right to award a contract for all or a portion of the work required, issue more than one contract, or to not award a contract.
We look forward to working with you on this opportunity. Should you have any questions or comments please direct them to email@example.com. We appreciate your responsiveness and look forward to a mutually beneficial business relationship.
The RFP and associated documents are linked below: