Technical Assistance for Upscaling Lowland Rice Production to improve food security through impr ...
Technical Assistance for Upscaling Lowland Rice Production to improve food security through impr ... Request for EOI
Beneficiary countries: Liberia
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 24-Jun-2021
Deadline on: 23-Jul-2021 00:00 0.00
The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), on behalf of Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) invites qualified interested firms to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the upcoming solicitation for provision of technical assistance for upscaling Lowland Rice Production to improve food security through improved solar powered irrigation practices in Liberia. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on behalf of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) requires the services of an institution to deliver the technical assistance. The overall objective of this technical assistance is to introduce solar powered irrigation technology and practices to intensify rice cultivation and production in one lowland county in Liberia to be selected between Lofa and Bong with the intension of upscaling the technology as an adaptation measure to climate change at a national level. Some of the expected outcome, outputs and activities are; • Outcome 1 : Analyse the current irrigation and rice cultivation practices in 1 county of Liberia • Outcome 2 : Design appropriate irrigation and solar water pumping technologies for SRI based farming in the selected county • Outcome 3: Select appropriate SPIS technology • Outcome 4: Pilot a small-scale implementation of the solar pumping system in the selected county of Liberia • Outcome 5: Elaborate and disseminate training’s materials and workshops • Outcome 6: Formulate an enabling environment roadmap and M&E framework The complete details of the requirement will be provided in the tender documents that will be issued to bidders after this request for EOI is closed.