AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AFDB) – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR SURVEY OF AGRICULTURE CREDIT AND EQUITY FACILITIES IN NIGERIA

June 26, 2019

Request for Expression of Interest – Individual Consultant

The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) of the African Development Bank intends to carry out a survey of agriculture credit and equity facilities that are available for SMEs engaged in Agriculture and in the agriculture value chain in Nigeria.

The services to be provided under the Assignment include a) survey of agriculture credit & equity facilities available in Nigeria b) develop a comprehensive database of agriculture financing facilities available in Nigeria and present the database in a form that would be easily accessible (computer, and web based) to AFT, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) and their stakeholders.

The AFT invites Individual Consultants to express their interest in providing the above-described services. Interested consultants shall provide information (documents, reference to similar service, experience in similar assignments, etc.) on their qualifications and experience demonstrating their ability to undertake this assignment.

The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a short list and the selection procedure shall be in conformity with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations, approved by the Bank’s Boards on 14 October 2015, and available on the Bank Website at http://www.afdb.org. Please, note that interest expressed by a consultant does not imply any obligation on the part of AFT to include him/her in the shortlist.

The estimated duration of services is 1 month/30 days and the estimated starting date is 15 July 2019.

Interested Consultants may obtain further information and Terms of Reference (TOR), at the address below during official working hours: 08.00hrs – 18.00hrs GMT;

Expressions of interest must be received at the address below no later than Friday, 7 July 2019 at 18.00hrs GMT and specifically mentioning: “SURVEY OF AGRICULTURE CREDIT AND EQUITY FACILITIES IN NIGERIA”.

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