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Advancing Philippine Competitiveness (COMPETE) Project

Solicitation Number: SOL-492-12-000014
Agency: Agency for International Development
Office: Overseas Missions
Location: Philippines USAID-Manila
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SOL-492-12-000014
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Award
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April 5, 2013
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AID-492-C-13-00008
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Base period (4 years) not to exceed $18,897,868, plus a one-year
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The Asia Foundation
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659425552
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465 California Street
San Francisco, California 94104
United States
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Added: Apr 03, 2012 9:28 am Modified: Sep 21, 2012 5:57 amTrack Changes
USAID/Philippines, is soliciting proposals from qualified organizations for the performance of services detailed in the attached RFP to support a program that will be administered by USAID's Office of Economic Development and Governance (OEDG).

The COMPETE Project is intended to contribute to higher growth through the better provision of infrastructure, increased competitiveness of key industries, and increased access to credit. USAID will support measures that lower transport and logistics costs, reduce the cost of electricity, and promote the expansion of businesses in the priority sectors identified in the Philippine Development Plan, primarily in tourism and agribusiness.


COMPETE will promote increased trade and investment through three approaches: through the better provision of infrastructure, increased competitiveness of key industries, and increased access to credit. COMPETE will support the GPH efforts and the development of private sector enterprises with the view of enhancing national and industrial competitiveness.



Added: Sep 27, 2012 4:06 am
This RFP Amendment modifies specific items in Section L (instructions to offerors)
Added: Apr 05, 2013 2:15 am
The goal of the broader Partnership for Growth (PFG) bilateral engagement is to shift the Philippines from a low growth path to a higher, sustained and more inclusive growth on par with other high-performing emerging economies. The COMPETE Project is intended to contribute to higher growth through the better provision of infrastructure, increased competitiveness of key industries, and increased access to credit. USAID will support measures that lower transport and logistics costs, reduce the cost of electricity, and promote the expansion of businesses in the priority sectors identified in the Philippine Development Plan, primarily in tourism and agribusiness. To fulfill this goal, COMPETE will promote increased trade and investment through three approaches: through the better provision of infrastructure, increased competitiveness of key industries, and increased access to credit. COMPETE will support the Government of the Philippines (GPH) efforts and the development of private sector enterprises with the view of enhancing national and industrial competitiveness.

The award is a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee Completion Type Contract.

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Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
September 21, 2012
Description: Solicitation for COMPETE Project

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
September 27, 2012
Description: This amendment modifies specific items in Section L (instruction to offerors)

Amendment 2

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 5, 2012
Description: Modifying Section B.4 (Development Focused Budget and Ceilings)

Amendment 3

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 19, 2012
Description: Details of RFP Amendment 3
Description: Attachment 1 - Answers to Questions
Description: Attachment 2 - Relevant Project Final Report

Amendment 4

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 22, 2012
Description: Revised SF-33 of the RFP

Amendment 5

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 31, 2012
Description: Modification to extend proposal submission deadline to 13 November 2012 and modify submission time to 12:00 noon Manila Time

Amendment 6

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
October 31, 2012
Description: Modification to extend proposal submission deadline to 13 November 2012 and modify submission time to 12:00 noon Manila Time
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Amer Emb/Manila
USAID #8115
APO, 96440
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Jorge Dulanto-Hassenstein,
Contracting Officer
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Franco Joshua S. Calixto