AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP                                       GOVERNMENT OF MALAWI

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

MINISTRY OF TOURISM, CULTURE AND WILDLIFE Promotion of Investment and Competitiveness in Tourism Sector (PICTS) Project

CONSULTANCY TO REVIEW THE MALAWI TOURISM AND HOTELS ACT AND RELATED LAWS AND DEVELOP A NEW TOURISM LAW UNDER THE PROMOTING INVESTMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR (PICTS) PROJECT

Financing Agreement reference: 2100155036422

Project ID No.: P-MW-KF0-005

 

 

The Government of the Republic of Malawi through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife has received financing from the African Development Fund towards the cost of the support to the Promoting Investment and Competitiveness in Tourism Sector (PICTS) Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the consultancy to review the Malawi Tourism and Hotels Act and related Laws and Develop a New Tourism Law.

The services included under this project are :

  1. Review Tourism and Hotels Act, CAP 50:01 and its regulations in line with the Tourism policy and best practices ;
  2. Review the relevant Tourism legislation in Malawi and in the Sub Saharan Africa region based on best practices ;
  3. Review the relevant international conventions and protocols on Tourism, specifically those that Malawi has ratified ;
  4. Identify and analyse legal and regulatory issues that may hinder Tourism development ;
  5. Facilitate national stakeholder consultations and validation workshops for the review of the Tourism Law ;
  6. Present final drafts of the Tourism bill (s) to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife and other relevant stakeholders; and
  7. Produce a report of the recommendations contained in the draft bill (s).

The estimated duration of services is 6 months and the estimated starting date is Monday, 6th September, 2021 or earlier than that.

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” dated dated October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consultants may obtain further information, including Terms of References (ToRs), at the address below during office hours (08:30 – 16:00hours) except in weekends and public holidays at the offices of the :

The Director of Tourism

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife

Promotion of Investment and Competitiveness in Tourism Sector Project

P/Bag 326, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Attention : The Project Coordinator

E-mail : [email protected]; cc : [email protected].

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by Wednesday, 28th July, 2021 at 14:30hrs local time and mention “Consultancy Services to Review the Malawi Tourism and

Hotels Act and related Laws and Develop a New Tourism Law under the Promoting Investment and Competitiveness in the Tourism Sector (PICTS) Project”.

The Chairperson

Internal Procurement and Disposal Committee

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism,

P/Bag 326, Lilongwe 3, Malawi