USAID/Sweden FARMA II poziva domaće neprofitne, profitne i nevladine organizacije, obrazovne institucije ili pružaoce poslovnih razvojnih usluga, da predaju projektne prijedloge za implementaciju aktivnosti vezanih za uvođenje GlobalG.A.P. i organskih standarda.

Interested organizations that are legally registered and recognized under the laws of BiH can download the RFP package here:

RFP package includes: Instruction to bidders, Proposal submission requirements, and the Scope of Work.

The Proposal must be delivered by mail or personally to any ONE of the following addresses: USAID/Sweden FARMA II, Marsala Tita 34A/III, 75000 Tuzla OR USAID/Sweden FARMA II, Fra Anđela Zvizdovića 1, Tower B, 18th floor, 71000 Sarajevo, no later than 4:00 PM on July 15, 2016. (CLOSED)

Written questions regarding this Request for Proposal shall be submitted to grants@farmabih.ba and will be accepted by 4:00 PM on June 24, 2016. No written questions related to this RFP will be answered after this date. All clarifications and directions will be issued by email address grants@farmabih.ba.

On June 28, 2016, at 10:30 AM, USAID/Sweden FARMA II will organize an information session to discuss the Scope of Work and to provide instructions for submitting proposals to interested bidders. The session will take place at Project’s offices in Sarajevo, Fra Anđela Zvizdovića 1, Tower B, 18th floor. If interested to participate, please RSVP no later than 11:00 AM on June 24, 2016. All organizations interested in submitting proposals are encouraged to participate. Statements and/or interpretations by any other persons are invalid.

USAID/Sweden FARMA II expects that work will start in August 2016 and be completed no later than August 2017.

Required Qualifications
To be eligible for funding, the Applicant must:
A. Have a minimum of 5 year experience in relevant business activities;
B. Submit copies of financial records for at least two last years of operations;
C. Submit reference list that includes the names of Producer Organizations assisted in the past to implement similar activities;
D. Submit budget (financial proposal) for each of the proposed activity. The budget will also be reviewed for accuracy and congruity with the activities proposed in the technical application;
E. Submit training program/curriculum, training agenda, power point presentation and key personnel for each proposed field separately. Key personnel must have:
• Relevant university degree and experience in the related topics;
• Proven skills and expertise in implementing requirements, proven by certificates;
• At least 5 years of professional experience in the related topics.
F. Printed materials such are: publications, brochures and similar will be included in the Proposal as applicable;
G. Have the ability to engage experts (if needed) with proven experience in immortelle and F&V production, farm record keeping, organic production, marketing, branding;
H. Have the ability and experience to organize and work with farmers / POs of all ethnic groups, including women all over BiH.