Request for Proposals for Project Management Services for the Senegal Storage Finance Challenge Project

October 1, 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 Senegal Crop Storage Finance 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 crop storage finance models in Senegal. The prize incentive offered by AgResults will target private sector and producer groups to drive uptake of warehouse receipt system licenses and storage schemes.

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: o/a December 1, 2020 to June 30, 2026.

The overall estimated cost for this procurement is US$1.9 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$3.4 million that would be paid to competitors directly by AgResults.

Please see the full Request for Proposals linked below for all proposal procedures and instructions. 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 proposals, 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 October 30, 2020.

The RFP and Appendices are linked below:

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