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Solicitation- FTF Enabling Environment for Agriculture

Solicitation Number: SOL-617-13-000006
Agency: Agency for International Development
Office: Overseas Missions
Location: Uganda USAID-Kampala
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THIS AMENDMENT SERVES AS A PRESOLICITATION NOTICE FOR THE UGANDA ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR AGRICULTURE PROGRAM. THIS WILL BE A 5 YEAR PROGRAM (3 YEAR BASE AND 2 YEAR OPTION) WITH AN ESTIMATED BUDGET TO RANGE BETWEEN $18-22 MILLION.

                                              

As part of the process of designing a new program of Enabling Environment for Agriculture of  USAID/Uganda to improve the enabling environment for agricultural development, trade and adaptation to climate change and in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation section 15.201 part c, USAID/ Uganda is sharing a draft of the statement of work with all interested parties for the purpose of soliciting comments on its clarity and feasibility.


This notice is solely intended to solicit comments on this impending project and is not a Request for Proposals. Ideas contained herein may change significantly during the mission's ongoing program design, consultation and approval process.


Interested parties must submit all comments concerning this draft Statement of Work in writing to KampalaUSAIDSolicita@usaid.gov, by January 11, 2013, 4:00 pm (EDT) Washington, D.C. Comments sent to any other e-mail address will from this time forth not be considered. The email transmitting the comments must reference the solicitation number and title on the subject line of the e-mail.


Please note that responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a legally binding contract.


 

Added: Jan 28, 2013 9:06 am
Attached, please find the full solicitation package and attachments.
Refer to cover page for various deadlines.
Added: Jan 29, 2013 1:57 am
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF QUESTIONS IS FEBRUARY 4,2013 AT 4.00PM, EST/WASHINGTON DC. DISREGARD DATE STATED UNDER SECTION L.6(f).
Added: Feb 07, 2013 9:43 am
Find attached the following:
1.Amendment of Solicitation
2.Acronym list
3.Response to Questions
Added: Feb 08, 2013 5:35 am
 

17)    Would USAID please consider allowing offerors to include an Executive Summary (not exceeding two pages) that does not count toward the page limitations set forth in the technical approach? 

Clarification


           Include an executive summary not exceeding
           two pages. This does 
 not count against the
           page limitation.


 

Added: May 02, 2013 8:52 am
 

The purpose of the contract is to increase the value of agricultural production and trade through an improved enabling environment for agriculture development, trade, and adaptation to climate change. The contractor's efforts will help reduce targeted policy and regulatory constraints to agricultural production and trade, strengthen capacity of Government of Uganda institutions to facilitate agricultural development and trade, respond to climate change impacts on agriculture and enhance capacity of the private sector and civil society organizations to contribute to policy decisions related to agriculture development, trade and climate change adaptation.

This is a three year Contract with an Option period of two years effective April 30,2013.

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Draft Scope of Work

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Draft Scope of Work
Posted Date:
December 17, 2012
Description: The Scope of Work (SOW) is designed to impliment a new program entitled Enabling Environment for Agriculture. This activity is an intergral element of Feed the Future Initiative.

Attachment J.11

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment J.11
Posted Date:
January 28, 2013
Description: Uganda Competitiveness & Investment Climate Strategy (CICS II) 2011-2015. October, 2011
http://cics.go.ug/pdf_downloads/CICS%20II%20Strategy%20FINAL.pdf

Attachment J.12

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment J.12
Posted Date:
January 28, 2013
Description: Draft Vulnerability Assessment for Uganda. 2013 Washington, D.C. and Kampala.

Attachment J.13

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment J.13
Posted Date:
January 28, 2013
Description: GIZ. 2011. Climate Change Actors Landscape of Uganda. Kampala.

Solicitation 1

Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
January 28, 2013
Description: Solicitation # SOL-617-13-000006
Description: J.1 Identification of Principle Geographic codes
Description: USAID FORM 1420-17 Contractor Biographical Data Sheet
www.usaid.gov/forms/
Description: J.3 Budget Template Format
Description: ADS 320, Branding and Marking www.usaid.gov/policy/ads/300/320.pdf
Description: USAID/Uganda Feed the Future Strategy http://uganda.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/Uganda_Feed_the_Future_Strategy_Mar10_Final.pdf
Description: USAID/Uganda Country Development Cooperation Strategy:
http://transition.usaid.gov/our_work/policy_planning_and_learning/documents/UgandaCDCS.pdf
Description: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries. 2010. Agriculture Sector Development Strategy and Investment Plan, 2010/11-2014/15. Kampala. http://www.caadp.net/pdf/Investment%20Plan-uganda.pdf

Description: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries. 2012. Proposed Plan to operationalize the non-ATAAS component of the Agriculture Sector Development Strategy and Investment Plan. November. Kampala. http://www.agriculture.go.ug/userfiles/Final%20Synthesis%20Report%20-%20NON-ATAAS%20DSIP%2014%20November%20%202012-2.pdf
Description: Commercial Legal and Institutional Reform in Uganda’s Agriculture Sector, Ag CLIR Uganda, September 2010. Kampala. http://bizclir.com/galleries/country-assessments/Uganda_Ag.pdf
Description: Agribusiness Regulation and Institutions (AGRI) Index: Data from Pilot Countries (Bangladesh, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, and Zambia). Enabling Agricultural Trade, November, 2012.
http://www.eatproject.org/docs/EAT%20AGRI%20Pilot%20Annex%201.pdf

Amendment 1

Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
February 7, 2013
SF_30.pdf (505.09 Kb)
Description: Modification 1

Attachment J

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Attachment J
Posted Date:
February 7, 2013
Description: Acronym list

Response to Questions

Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Response to Questions
Posted Date:
February 7, 2013
Description: Response to questions
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Dept. of State
Washington, District of Columbia 20521-2190
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Tracy J. Miller,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 256-414-306001
Fax: 256-414-306661
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Harriet S.Luwemba,
Acquisition & Assistance Specialist
Phone: 256414306001