Facilitating Partners (FPs) under the Citizens Charter Elements Project (CCEP) / (MRRD) - Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development

Facilitating Partners (FPs) under the Citizens Charter Elements Project (CCEP) / (MRRD)

Publish Date: Jul 05, 2016

Closing Date: Jul 24, 2016

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Description:

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

For Consultancy Services as Facilitating Partners (FPs) under the Citizens Charter Elements Project (CCEP)

Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD)

 

Country: Afghanistan

Name of Project: Citizens Charter Elements Project

Phase: Phase One

Grant No.: ARTF (TBD)

Project ID: P155497

Assignment Title: Facilitating Partners (FPs) for the CCEP

Contract Package IDs.: CCEP-I/MRRD/CS/FP-1 to CCEP-I/MRRD/CS/FP-14

1.     The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA), applied for a grant (around US$ 500 million) from the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), administered by the World Bank,  for Citizens’ Charter Element Project Phase One (CCEP-I), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for consulting services to be procured under this project. The consulting services (“the Services”) being procured via this REoI is for services as Facilitating Partners (FPs) for the CCEP to cover around 12,000 communities in the CCEP’s “investment window” (where the minimum service standards will be applied) for a minimum three-year period each.

2.     The MRRD ("Client") now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. The Services comprises extensive and comprehensive facilitation support to communities and their elected Community Development Councils (CDCs) and Cluster Community Development Councils (CCDCs). The detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the FPs will be made available in the Request for Proposals (RFP) to shortlisted firms.  The following box provides a summary of the key responsibilities expected under these Services: