Federal Ministry of Water Resources

Request for Expression of Interest

(Quality Cost Based Selection)

Country : Nigeria

Project : Program for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate

Sector : Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB)

Loan Grant No : Agriculture and Water

Program ID : 2100150040844 P-Z1-C00/069



The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received financing from the African Development Bank (the Bank), towards the cost of Programme for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB) in Nigeria and intends to apply part of the agreed amount to finance payment under the contract for the Technical Study, Detailed Design and Works Supervision for multipurpose infrastructure comprising of Dams, Ponds for livestock watering, Fingerling stations, Landing stage/Jetties and Irrigation schemes.

The PIDACC development objective is to contribute to improving the resilience of the Niger Rivers Eco-system and populations through sustainable management of natural resources.

The services included under this consultancy are to :

    1. Conduct technical feasibility study ;
    2. Carryout Detailed Design and preparation of Bidding Documents; and
    3. Supervision of Works.

The assignment is in support of construction/rehabilitation and managing complex projects in the area of water resources development of the following multipurpose infrastructure: Dams, Ponds for livestock watering, Fingerling stations, Landing stage/Jetties and Irrigation schemes, which will be carryout in the four (4) River Basin Development Authorities namely: Upper Benue, Upper Niger, Sokoto/Rima and Anambra-Imo.

The FMWR through its National Programme Coordinating Unit (NPCU) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interests in providing these services. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (firm brochure, description of general work experience, verifiable job of similar nature, experience in similar condition in Nigeria and/or in sub- Saharan Africa, and availability of appropriate skills among staff). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility Criteria, establishment of the shortlist and selection procedure shall be in accordance with the procurement policy for the Bank Group funded operation (Policy), October 2015 which is available on the Banks website at http://www.afdb.org.en/projectsandoperations/procurements/new-proedure-policy. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

The estimated duration of the assignment is Eighteen (18) months and the estimated starting date is 3rd May, 2021

Interested consultants may obtain further information including the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the Assignment at the address below during office hours (8:00am to 4:00pm local time, Monday    to      Friday)     and/or     send     an     email     to     the     Project     Coordinator     at : ncpidaccnb@waterresources.gov.ng.

Expression of Interest must be delivered to the address below not later than 25th January, 2021at 5:00pm local time and mention “Consultancy Services for “Feasibility Study, Detailed design and Work supervision” for Multipurpose Infrastructures.

National Coordinator,

Program for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB),

(Federal Ministry of Water Resources)

Bassan Plaza, 1st Floor, Left Wing, No. 759 Independent Avenue, Off Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District Abuja FCT, Nigeria

Email : ncpidaccnb@waterresources.gov.ng

Tel : +234 705 921 6542