REGIONAL AGENCY FOR AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
AGENCE RÉGIONALE POUR L'AGRICULTURE ET L'ALIMENTATION
AGÊNCIA REGIONAL DA AGRICULTURA E ALIMENTAÇÃO
The ECOWAS Commission has received funding from the International Development Association (The World Bank) to finance the costs of the West Africa Food System Resilience Program (FSRP) and intends to use part of the funding for the payment of the services of a firm to carry out a study
The consultant's services concern : " Selection of a consultancy firm to map stakeholders and set up a task force and a multi-stakeholder platform for the development of poultry value chains in West Africa and the Sahel ".
The ECOWAS Commission has received funding from the International Development Association (World Bank) to finance the costs of the West Africa Food System Resilience Program (FSRP) and intends to use part of the funding for the payment of the services of an Individual Consultant for the development and online launch of the FSRP web portal.
The objective of this notice of expression of interest is to recruit an individual consultant to design and put online a dynamic web portal of the Food System Resilience Program in West Africa.
In West Africa, the consumption of high-quality rice outstrips local supply resulting in continued importation of milled rice from Asia to meet demands. Increasing population growth, urbanization and changing consumer preferences have further widened the gap in supply, and no country in West Africa has been able to achieve rice self-sufficiency despite having the right agro-climatic conditions and water availability to meet regional demand.
Increasing population growth, urbanization and changing consumer preferences have continued to widen the gap in supply of rice, and no country in West Africa has been able to achieve rice self-sufficiency despite having the right agro-climatic conditions and water availability to meet regional demand.
As part of the implementation of the ECOWAS regional agricultural policy (ECOWAP), it appears that several West African countries do not have significant experiences in terms of social safety nets (FSS) consistent with national social protection strategies.
The objective of ECOWAP is to "contribute in a sustainable manner to meeting the food needs of the population, to economic and social development and to the reduction of poverty in the Member States, as well as inequalities between territories, areas and countries.” It is based on a vision, which takes into account the major trends in the regional agricultural sector, still characterized by low productivity and which requires transformation into "a modern and sustainable agriculture, based on the effectiveness and efficiency of family farms and the promotion of agricultural enterprises with
The Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS adopted, in January 2005 in Accra, the agricultural policy of the community, the ECOWAP which constitutes the regional variation of the Detailed Program for the Development of African Agriculture (CAADP), the agricultural component of NEPAD.
The Economic Community of West African States ("ECOWAS") Commission has received funding from the Agence Française de Développement ("AFD"), and intends to use part of it to make payments under the Projet d'appui à l'Offensive Lait en Afrique de l'Ouest (PAOLAO).
The purpose of the respondent's services will be to provide support to the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) at ECOWAS for the overall coordination and management of the project. The expected services are detailed in Appendix 1.
- As part of its activity programme for the year 2023, the ECOWAS Commission is planning to select a consulting firm to conduct the architectural and technical studies, supervision and control of the construction works of the headquarters of ECOWAS institutions in Lomé.
- The ECOWAS Commission invites Applicants to express their interest in providing the Services described above. This Call for Expressions of Interest is addressed to: Consulting Firms duly constituted and approved (architectural firms, engineering firms).