FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
BORNO STATE NEWMAP
NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP)
PROJECT ID: P124905
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR FOCAL NGO UNDER THE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (NEWMAP) IN BORNO STATE, NIGERIA

This request of expression of interest follows the update of the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of 27th April, 2012 and in Nigeria newspaper of 27th September 2012.

As part of Government commitment transformation of Nigeria Socio-economy landscape, a multi-sector project is being executed in Nigerian to mitigate the vulnerability to erosion and support the people as they relate to their land. The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) is an 8-years multi-sectorial and multi-scale program that targets states with acute gully erosion.

The project is involving many Federal and state Ministers, Department and Agencies (MDAs), Local government, communities and civil societies who are responsible for planning, economy, finance, works agriculture, water resources, forest, transport, power, emergency response as well as those focused on climate and hydrological information or watershed/basin regulation.

In other to achieve this, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit of US$500million form the International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project.

Borno State project implementation unit of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project intends to use part of the proceeds of the credit for the recruitment of focal non-governmental organization (NGO) to coordinate community sensitization and social mobilization, etc. to improve governance, regulatory compliance environmental monitoring, impact evaluation in the state NEWMAP (at the State and Local Government/grassroots/catchment levels).

GOALS AND OBJECTIVE OF WORKS OF THE FOCAL NGO
The major goals and objectives of the management envisaged for the Focal NGOs are follows:
Implementation community Sensitization and Mobilization component of the Project
a. Ensure that participants communities are aware, understand and buy into the philosophy of the Project
b. Promote active community participant in project identification, design, implementation and monitoring to ensure effective and timely implementation
c. Promote/encourage sustainability of the assets created under the NEWMAP through community participation in the proposed activities are prepared to accept some sacrifices to guarantee the sustainability of the works and greater social equity.
d. Ensure that participating communities are preparing to accept some sacrifices to guarantee the sustainability of the works and greater social equity.
e. Facilitate the democratic selection of community-level protects management committee
f. Facilitating the establishment of Community Interests Groups (if needed, depending on the site) under the community Association
g. Develop guidelines for community systems and structures
h. facilities the establishment and/or strengthening of active and legally registered community Associations with representatives from all significant groups in the community including chiefs leaders, men, women, landless and the poor.
i. Develop community mobilization and advocacy strategies
j. Apply Participatory rural Approvals (PRA) tools to identify and prioritize community needs
k. Create a wider understanding and awareness among the participating communities about the need for environmental best practices
l. Implement the two impact evaluation interventions, which will focus on community mobilization. One will be an information dissemination campaign about proper waste disposal practices that will likely be shown to women groups via an entertaining and informative video. The other will incentivize the community to become involved in holding NEWMAP contractors participants accountable in the construction of civil works

QUALIFICATION ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR THE NGO
The selection of the agency is based on the following parameters and accordingly, the score will be allotted as indicated in the table below. The agency that secures the highest score will be recruited.

Table: eligibility Criteria

S/NoQualification Criteria Proof Required Maximum Score (100)
       i.Should have evidence showing the NGO is a registered legal entity,Copy of certificate of incorporation with the CAC5
     ii.Clear indication of a Verifiable Head Office in any of the NEWMAP participating state.Head Office address5
  iii.Profile of NGO including qualification and competent of the Key staff, the role of each corporate entity.Firm profile, CVs and copies of certificates and professional association membership, joint ventures (MOU)20
  iv.Evidence of financial Capability and Banking Support including Bank’s Reference and recent statement of accountsStatement of Account and Bank Guarantee5
 Should not have been convicted by the World Bank Federal/State Government/department/undertakingNo convincing certificate duly self-signed5
ViShould have a minimum of three years (2011-2013) Tax clearance CertificateCopy of TTC5
ViiCredibility of the NGO (appreciation certificate firm organization, if any)Copy of Appreciation certificate5
ViiiVerifiable track record of not less than 5 years in similar programme implementation with  door agenciesLetter of award and completion certificate10
ixBrief description ( not more than 2 pages) of the programed methodologySeparate list to be attached20
x.Should have the ability of communizing in the local dialectsFluent in any BORNO Language20

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTERESTS (EOIs)
Borno state Nigeria erosion and watershed Management project BOR-NEWMAP now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services.

The shortlisting criteria are:
i. Evidence showing the field of specialty of the firm (NGO’s profile/brochures) and a number of years in business.
ii. Evidence of showing the technical and managerial capacities of the firm in the field of assignment
iii. Describing of similar assignment
iv. Availability of appropriate skills among staff, and the availability of essential technology-software, etc.
v. Only Non-Governmental organization (NGO) should be shortlisted

For each previous project performed, the consultant-NGO must provide the name and contact address of the client (office & e-mail address, and telephone number) and the name of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources

The attention of interest consultants (firms) is drawn to paragraph 1-9 of the World Bank’s Guideline: Selection and employment of consultants (Under IBRD loans and IDA credits & grants) by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 and revised July 2014) (Consultants Guidelines)

Please visit www.worldbank.org setting for the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants-NGOs may associate with other NGO in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) will be selected in accordance with the consultant’s qualification CQs method set out in the consultant’s Guidelines

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (09:00mam). Expression of interest must be declared in a write form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by email) by 25th July, 2019.

State project Coordinator Borno State project Management Unit,
Borno State – Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)
Address: Opp. St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kirikasassama, Maiduguri, Borno state.
E-mail: bornonewmap@gmail.com
Tel: 08036367858, 08027852864

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