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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL HEALTH SERVICE CENTERS AND SUPERVISION CONSULTANCY) for Bari (Puntland); Galgadud (Galmudug) and Awdal (Somaliland)

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(ESTABLISHMENT OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL HEALTH SERVICE CENTERS AND SUPERVISION CONSULTANCY)

RLACCII (RURAL LIVELIHOODS’ ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

Sector: Agriculture

Date Issued: 15 December 2020

Project ID. No:  P-Z1-A00-023

Financing Agreement Reference:  5550155001402

The Federal Republic of Somalia has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of Rural Livelihoods Adaptation to Climate Change in the Horn of Africa (RLACCII). It intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contracts for the Consultancy Service of Establishment of Veterinary & Animal Health Service Supervision Consultancy.

The services under this project include the recruitment of a consultant for the Establishment of Veterinary & Animal Health Service Centers Supervision, packaged in one assignment for Bari (Puntland); Galgadud (Galmudug) and Awdal (Somaliland), for three Veterinary and animal health center each.

Objective of the Consultancy

The study of existing veterinary structures and come up with appropriate strategies and plans for establishing veterinary and health services in pre-selected rural areas in (Galmudug, Puntland & Somaliland);

The Identification of common diseases based on seasons and appropriate vaccination/drug inventories required to address them, including specs of vaccination drug kits for livestock and veterinary equipment required;

The preparation of BoQ for establishment of nine (9) Veterinary Health Services Centers;

Provision of technical backstopping and supervision for the establishment of veterinary and health services including the construction of veterinary health services centers.

Duration of assignment:

Five (5) months from the date of award for the assessment, and eight (8) months for the supervision of works.

Specific Responsibilities:

The following entails the activities of the technical study:

Locations of the Veterinary Services Centers: Awdal, Galgadud and Bari

Veterinary Office

Develop implementation strategy for the establishment of veterinary services centers, where all the veterinary activities will be managed from,

Recommend proper drugs, equipment and staffing for the Veterinary Centers such as specialized animal health workers, vaccination drug kits, solar cold storage, etc.

Livestock Disease Surveillance

Perform Livestock Disease Surveillance in the area of intervention to determine prevalent animal diseases of both economic and of public health significance,

Gather active livestock disease surveillance data for active disease outbreaks,

Conduct Livestock keepers’ interviews and history taking from stakeholders to determine important animal disease in the area

Develop comprehensive report on the diseases to be addressed in the project sites

Designing and Cataloguing Veterinary Service Provision

Design & develop vaccination program to be adhered to for disease control in cattle, sheep, goats, and camels,

Investigate and recommend appropriate vaccination Drug Kits for animals in the intervention areas,

Identify and recommend Veterinary field equipment,

Design approaches for veterinary emergency treatments and interventions during climate changes and disease outbreaks,

Develop BoQ for the establishment of Veterinary Services Center, vaccination Drug Kits, equipment, etc.

The IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre (ICPAC) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Policy, 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours at the 08:00 hours to 16:00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered by email or to the address below by January 15th, 2021 at 3:00pm and mention “Establishment of Veterinary & Animal Health Service Supervision Consultancy”

IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC)

Kibiku A Road, Near KIHIBIT, Ngong Town

Attention: Abukar Abdulle

Procurement Officer

P.O.Box 10304-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

T +254 070 604 9248

Email:  procurement@icpac.net

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