USAID/Sweden FARMA II poziva domaće neprofitne, profitne i nevladine organizacije, obrazovne institucije ili pružaoce poslovnih razvojnih usluga, da predaju projektne prijedloge za implementaciju standarda za sigurnost i kvalitet hrane.

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 Request must be delivered by mail or personally to 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 March 5, 2018.
Written questions regarding this Request for Proposal shall be submitted to grants@farmabih.ba and will be accepted by 4:00 PM on February 12, 2018. 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 February 15, 2018, 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 February 12, 2018. All organizations interested in submitting proposals are encouraged to participate. Statements and/or interpretations by any other persons are invalid. 

FARMA II expects that work will start in March 2018 and be completed no later than September 2019. 

Required Qualifications

To be eligible for the award of a sub-contract, the Applicant must:

A. Have a minimum of five years of experience in relevant business activities;

B. Submit copies of financial records for at least the last two years of operations;

C. Submit copy of registration and other relevant registration documents;

D. Submitt a reference list that includes the names of Producer Organizations assisted in the past to implement similar activities; 

E. Submit a budget (financial proposal) for each of proposed activity.  The budget will also be reviewed for accuracy and congruity with the activities proposed in the technical application.

F. Submit a training program/curriculum, a training agenda, power point presentation(s) and key personnel for each proposed sector separately.  Key personnel must have:

  • Relevant university degree and experience in the related topics;
  • Proven skills and expertise in implementing the requirements, proven by certificates;
  • At least five years of professional experience in the related topics

G. Printed materials such are: publications, brochures and similar will be included in the Proposal as applicable.

H. Have the ability to engage experts (if needed) with proven experience in specific standards implementation;

I. Have the ability and experience to organize and work with farmers / POs of all ethnic groups, including women all over BiH.

J. Have experience implementing similar activities for USAID and/or the Government of Sweden.