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Consultancy Services Tender Job at United Nations - in Uganda

Tender title:
Consultancy Services

Tender at:
United Nations


Tender Deadline:
29th January 2020


TENDER DETAILS:
Consultancy Services To Prepare District Investment Profiles For Rwenzori Region In Uganda

Background:

Rwenzori is a border region with the Democratic Republic of Congo Found in mid- Western Uganda and it comprises eight districts, namely, Kabarole, Kasese, Bundibugyo, Ntoroko, Kyenjojo. Kyegegwa. Bunyawgabu, Kamwenge and Fort portal municipality. It has a population growth rate of 3% with approximately three million people and over 320,000 households.

The Rwenzori region is endowed with diversified riches in natural resources [fertile land, minerals, forestry, wildlife, and energy] as well as being contiguous to 5 countries of the Great Lakes region [Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Zambia], providing significant potential for development, regional cooperation and economic integration. This potential remains under-exploited due to several factors including, among others, poor physical and economic infrastructure, persistent insecurity exacerbated by the presence of armed groups and transnational organized crime and insufficient levels of foreign and domestic private investment in the region.

Government of Uganda is desirous to transform the region from conflict to an economic zone by fully exploiting the region's economic potential in order to improve the quality of life of its people. Hence, Government introduced the Agro- industrialization for Local Economic Development

{Agri-LED} initiative for Rwenzori as a framework to spur local economic development in this region for a period of three years starting Financial Year 201912020 — 2021/2022, with an estimated total financing of UGX.I-"15Bn (USD 194M). The initiative focuses on five areas; agro- industrialization; tourism; production and marketing; infrastructure development, and; human capital development. Agri LED is a Presidential translormative initiative with the overall strategic direction of transforming the Local Government financing svstem to facilitate effective business oriented local development with a focus on poverty reduction and sustainable wealth creation, as guided by the Government's Local Economic Development {LED} Policy (20141. The LED policy supports the County's strategy of implementing private sector—led economic interventions, tackles unemployment and paves wav for Local Governments to generate their own revenue in order to deliver decentralized services to the people.

The United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office in Uganda seeks to hire a qualified consulting firm or team of consultants to design, plan, and prepare district investment profiles for the region


Submission procedure
Bid Deadline: 29th January 2020 5:00 PM East Africa Time

Languages Required: English

For detailed Request for Proposal Document, please visit; http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=62583 and submit your bid based on the instructions provided online. In case of any clarifications, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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