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World Vision Sudan Poultry Project Consultancy — Value Chain and Market Analysis

About World Vision
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
Purpose of the survey
World Vision South Sudan is seeking the services of an external consultant(s) to conduct a baseline study on poultry value chain and market analysis and related issues in Pen-urban areas of Juba town (Juba county). This is part of a six month poultry pen-urban project being implemented in the Pen-urban areas of Juba town-Juba county (Central Equatoria state).
The consultancy will be conducted in line with the World Vision principle of International learning and accountability.
The Juba Pen-Urban poultry project has been developed from an analysis of a report which documents the community’s resources, vulnerabilities, opportunities and challenges currently experienced in the area. Additional confirmations of the beneficiary needs were also drawn from a report on the assessment undertaken by Ministry of Animal Resources and Fishery (MARF). ( November 2008)
Overall Objectives
1.    Support selected poultry farmers around Juba town through provision of grants to access the necessary inputs to engage in poultry production. This will be guided by an Operation Manual that will be prepared by the Implementation Committee of the Project;
2.    Empower poultry farmers around Juba Town with the knowledge and skills through appropriate and relevant technical and management training to increase and sustain poultry production:
3.    Installation of a small-scale feed mill temporarily on the premises of Central Equatoria State Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Resources and Fisheries:
This consultancy’s main objective will mostly be on Poultry Value Chain /Market analysis and related poultry production issues.
The following are some of the objectives expected for the assignment:-.
·         Analyze the technical assistance required for the improvement of poultry production by small-scale farmers around Juba town and ascertain the current and the potential marketing systems.
·         Analyze business models based on market incentives that will most effectively deliver the required technical services.
·         Hold discussions with the existing poultry producers to develop an understanding of the needs, challenges and expectations that must be addressed to gain their participation in improvement of poultry production In and around Juba town.
·         Provide recommendations on how to create incentives that will stimulate demand for poultry products.
Expected Outputs
Survey report containing indicator specific benchmarks per project site and a stakeholder map. A report format will be shared with the successful consultant
Time frame
From 01.11.2010 to 07.11.2010. The final report MUST be with World Vision Sudan by the 15.11.2010 . Some preparatory work may start before the proposed time range but field work should be conducted within this period.
How to apply
Interested candidates are requested to submit their uRequest for Proposals” outlining their understanding of the assignment, their qualification in carrying out the assignment, proposed time schedule for the assignment and broad methodology. A brief (1.5 page) resume of the lead consultant should be included in the bid. Applicants will also include a budget and technical proposal, to be received not later than 29th October 2010 by 10.00 AM.
The application should not be more than 5 pages-including the resume (CV). Send sealed envelopes to:
The Procurement committee,
World Vision Sudan,
P. O. Box 56527-00200,
Nairobi
They must be titled: “Poultry Project Consultancy — Value Chain and Market Analysis, and be dropped in the tender box at the reception on 1st floor Block C World Vision Complex, School Lane off Waiyaki Way Westlands.

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