UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Country: Tanzania

Name of Project: Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth Project. (REGROW)

Loan No.IDA 61430

 Assignment Title: Provision of consultancy services for the Environmental and Social Impact assessment study of REGROW – Financed Infrastructure for Ruaha, Mikumi and Udzungwa National Parks

 Reference No.TZ-TANAPA-89472-CS-QCBS

The Government of United Republic of Tanzania has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the services”) are expected to cover Environmental and Social Impact assessment study for Road Network inside Ruaha, Mikumi and Udzungwa National Parks, Building Infrastructure for staff and tourism activities & Rehabilitation of airstrips for Ruaha, Udzungwa & Mikumi National Parks and Water Augmentation infrastructure inside Ruaha National Park. The duration of the assignment is expected to be Six Months.

The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: (i) Experience in Similar Assignments; (ii) Experience in Similar Conditions;and (iii) Availability of Appropriate Skills (Technical and Managerial) among permanent staff of the firm.

  

The attention of interested consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDACredits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011, revised July 2014. (“Consultants Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflicts of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the following contacts; Tel: + 255 (0) 272 970 404, 272 970 406, 272 970 405, 272 970 407. Fax: +255 (0) 272 970 408. E-mail: psm@tanzaniaparks.go.tz or info@tanzaniaparks.go.tz, during office Hours i.e. 08.00 to 16.00 hours Monday to Friday inclusive except in public holidays.

Expression of interest must be delivered in a written form to the Tanzania National Parks, Head office by 18th January 2019. The envelop shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest for Provision of consultancy services for  the Environmental and Social Impact assessment study of REGROW – Financed Infrastructure for Ruaha, Mikumi and Udzungwa National Parks

 And addressed to;

Secretary of the Tender Board,

Tanzania National Parks,

Mwalimu Nyerere Conservation Centre,

P.O.Box 3134

Arusha

Ground Floor / office No. 4