83447743 Consultancy for the submission of a feasibility and business plan for Northern Tannery, in Namibia

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, the European Union (EU), and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) are jointly supporting the “COVID-19-relevant Medical and Pharmaceutical Products” (CMPP), the Antiretroviral (ARV) and Leather regional value-chain (RVC) projects. These RVCs are part of the Joint Action “Support towards Industrialization and the Productive Sectors in the SADC region (SIPS) project. This project relates to the Leather Value Chain (LVC).

The enhancement of business, entrepreneurial and subject matter knowledge skills in the Leather Value Chain and improved capacity for business operating systems and procedures are key aspects of the interventions under the Joint Action SIPS. In a bid to resuscitate the Northern Tannery (NT) which has seized production and has been dormant for over 5 years. The Joint Action SIPS had a discussion with Namibian Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) (the assigned custodian of the tannery) and Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU) (representing the farmers) on possible strategies that can revive the tannery.

The objective of this project is to conduct a feasibility study of the Northern Tannery. Results from the study will help determine whether the project is achievable, financially sustainable, and beneficial in the long term to attract investors or stakeholders. In addition, the contractor is expected to present the feasibility study report, propose the most suitable legal entity formation and business plan to the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU) and Namibian Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) in a workshop.

The Joint Action SIPS is therefore inviting interested competent and regional qualified individual consultant with experience in conducting feasibility studies, developing business plans and private sector development to apply for this regional assignment. The consultant must be based in the SADC region. The selected service provider will enter a contract with GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH).

Submission deadline

Kindly submit your bid, comprising (i) a technical offer and (ii) a price offer no later than 25th September 2023, 2300hrs / 11pm by email to BW_Quotation@giz.de.

Please note that tender bids received after the stipulated time, and date will not be accepted.

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