KANO STATE MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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KANO STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, KANO STATE, NIGERIA

KANO STATE INTEGRATED AGRICULTURAL AND WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: $200M ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK FACILITY

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES

1.0 PROJECT BACKGROUND
Kano State Government is in the process of accessing an approved Federal Government of Nigeria $200m Facility from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the development of Integrated Agricultural and Water Resources Development. The Government intends to use part of the proceed to carry out the services of National and International Consultancy Firm to provide professional support to the project

Within the last two (2) years, Kano State Government has developed a comprehensive master plan for water, irrigation and agriculture which aimed at harmonizing available water resources with agricultural input in order to transform the agricultural potential into an agrarian economic society. Consequently, Government plans to engage a competent consulting firm for the study, design and preparation of bidding documents for the integrated agriculture and water resources development projects in the state.

2.0 CONSULTANCY SCOPE OF WORK
The objective of the consultancy is to perform feasibility study, detailed engineering designs, specifications and preparation of bidding documents and provide estimated project costs and its components estimates. The scope of the assignment is in two main areas, namely; Agriculture and Water Resources Development

1. Agriculture and Irrigation Development Project
I. Irrigation Development
Total land area to be developed is 16, 756ha for rice, maize, sorghum, wheat, soya beans, and horticultural crops, including 1000ha drip irrigation, drilling of boreholes and supply of water pumps

II. Livestock Development
This component includes fattening, rearing, diary, aquaculture and poultry

III. Agro-Processing
Purchase and Install Rice and Tomato processing clusters

IV. Agric Mechanization
Provision and supply of Agricultural machineries i.e. Tractors and implements, Multi-crop threshers, Stalk cutter, Rice trans planters, Rice reaper, Combine harvesters, Graders, Crawlers, Extractors, and construction of Service centers

2. Water Supply Projects
I. Construction of new 90mld Wudil Rural water supply project

II. Upgrading/Expansion of Tomas, Gari/Kunchi, Tudun Wada, Guzu-Guzu, Chiromawa, Tiga-Rano and Magaga from the present design capacities

III. Relocation of Tiga-Rano Water Treatment Plant

IV. Procurement and Laying of 1000mm, 400mm, 600mm, and 300mm Ductile Iron Pipes and fittings for Wudil WTP – NNPC Mega Station, Rimin Gado-Kabuga, Kwanar Dawaki – Dawaki, Tomas – Danbatta

V. Activation of old Tamburawa water treatment plant

VI. Construction of new community managed solar powered water supply schemes

VII. Construction of new bore hole/tubewells based rural water supply schemes

VIII. Construction of 4000 new handpump boreholes

3.0 SUBMISSION
• The Government intends to employ consultant’s services for the design of the project as per the detailed consultant services in the qualifying documents
• EOI is opened to Consultancy firms and voluntary formed joint ventures duly registered
• Interested Consulting Firms shall submit their EOI documents within two (2) weeks from the date of this advert to the address below;

THE SECRETARY,
Special Ministerial Tenders Board,
Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development
No 9 Bala Muhammad Road, Nasarawa GRA, Kano

• The minimum prequalification requirement is as follows;
i. Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years
ii. Detailed Company Profile
iii. Experience as a Prime Consultant at least three (3) Projects of Similar nature and complexity in the last five (5) years
iv. Legally binding MOU for Joint Ventures (JVs)
v. Evidence of Pension and Social security contribution
vi. Evidence of 3 years Auditors Account of the Company
vii. Evidence of Vat registration with proof of remittance
viii. Registration with appropriate regulatory body(ies)

• The submission shall be made in ORIGINAL, ONE copy and in electronic format and be marked accordingly
• Only Firms and Joint-Ventures whose pre-qualification documents fulfil the minimum requirement will be invited to purchase RFP
• All enquiries on Tender process are to be directed to:

THE SECRETARY,
Special Ministerial Tenders Board,
Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development Kano State
No 9 Bala Muhammad Road
Nasarawa GRA, Kano

DISCLAIMER
1. Participation in the EOI exercise is not a guarantee for consideration in the Tender Stage
2. Interested firms are to note that only pre-qualified firms will be invited to tender
3. This advertisement is published for information purposes only, and does not constitute an offer by the Ministry
4. The Ministry reserves the right to accept or reject late submission(s)

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
KANO STATE

SOURCE: THE NATION