Request for Proposals for Project Management Services for the Indonesia Aquaculture Challenge Project

May 18, 2020

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The Secretariat of AgResults (“Secretariat”) invites your organization to submit a proposal (“Proposal”) to provide project management services in accordance with this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for the AgResults Indonesia Aquaculture Project (“Project”).

The Project is a new prize competition 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 uptake of improved aquaculture productivity-enhancing technologies in Indonesia. The prize incentive offered by AgResults will target the private sector to drive increased sales and use of equipment, resulting in increased smallholder aquaculture productivity and incomes.

The Secretariat expects to award a Firm-Fixed-Price Contract to the organization hired for the services detailed in this Request for Proposals (RFP) for a period of five years. Project Periodo/a August 1, 2020 to June 30, 2025

The overall estimated cost for this procurement is US$1 million. This is not a minimum or maximum but offerors should propose costs that are realistic and reasonable. This procurement will support implementation of a prize competition with an estimated prize funding pool of US$3.5 million that would be paid to competitors directly by AgResults.

Proposal procedures and instructions follow this letter in App 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 June 19, 2020. Proposal documents should be submitted in one email to info@agresults.org. Please indicate “Indonesia Aquaculture Project Manager RFP” in the subject line of the email. The full timeline and instructions for this RFP are 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 Management 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 info@agresults.org. We appreciate your responsiveness and look forward to a mutually beneficial business relationship.

The RFP and Appendices are linked below:

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