47191-001: Enhancing Rural Livelihoods and Incomes

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Date of First Listing: 17 Oct 2013

Procurement Plans

There are no procurement plans currently available for this project.

Consulting Services

A combination of individual consultants, international and local NGOs, as well as external audit firms/NGOs for technical and financial audits will be recruited in accordance with the ADB Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The Project will require at least 72 staff complement comprising 8 international consultants and 64 domestic consultants during the entire grant implementation period.

Consulting Services Recruitment Notices (CSRN)

There are no CSRN currently available for this project.

Procurement

All procurement to be financed by the project will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). Civil works and livelihood packages (Component B, Subproject) will consist of 288 units (estimated value of $27,000/unit), with multiple lots or contracts to allow small contractors and community groups to participate under community contracting scheme to bid. Procurement of civil works valued between $100,000 to $1.0 million per package shall follow National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedure which ADB and the government will agree with. Goods and civil works costing between $10,001 to $99,999 per package shall be procured through Shopping. Goods estimated to cost below $10,000 may be purchased by the EA/IA directly from the supplier, and in this case, ADB should be satisfied that the price paid is reasonable. Procurement of consulting services, vehicles and equipment will be conducted at the central level, by the GMU within the DRD office in Nay Pyi Taw. A procurement committee has been established and is operational in the DRD office. At the village level, procurement will involve community participation through simplified methods for the small civil works and livelihood packages under the block grants. Procurement sub-committee s will be set up at the village tract level to coordinate the community procurement, shopping and direct contracting for civil works and livelihood interventions, with support from DRD township engineers and NGOs/firms.

Procurement Notices

There are no procurement notices currently available for this project.

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