REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST CONSULTANCY SERVICES – (INDIVIDUAL SELECTION): CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO UNDERTAKE PHASE II OF OPERATIONALISATION OF ASARECA KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION HUB (KI-HUB)

ASARECA alongside other ex-Pillar 4 Africa institutions comprising African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), CORAF, and Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) are currently implementing the EU-funded and IFAD-managed Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme ex pillar IV (CAADP-XP4) project under the initiative, “Development Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture” (DeSIRA). The project seeks, among other things, to strengthen the capacities of the organizations to support member countries to deliver on CAADP results through more systemic and effective partnerships and linkages and use of science, knowledge and innovation for a climate-relevant transformation of agriculture and food systems. ASARECA intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under this contract, for which this announcement is issued. The overall objective of this assignment is to: (i) support operationalization of the KI-Hub Platform through the assessment of knowledge management resources of the NARIs for linkage to the ASARECA KI-Hub; (ii) revamp ASARECA website to synchronize with KI-Hub while mainstreaming CAADP-XP4 Programme; (iii) redesign the TIMPs database to be compatible with the KI-Hub;  (iv) develop ASARECA Resource Mobilisation Portal; and (v) extend KI-Hub functionalities for its full roll-out. Expressions of Interest should include a cover letter, CV, relevant academic certificates, day time telephone contacts and addresses of 3 referees (including e-mail addresses and telephone numbers) and must be sent by email or hand delivered to: The Executive Director, Attn: Procurement and Contracting Consultant Plot 5 Mpigi Road, Entebbe. E-mail: procurement@asareca.org and secretariat@asareca.org. The applications must reach not later than 17.00 hours on 31st May, 2021 clearly Marked: “Consultancy Services to undertake Phase II of Operationalization of ASARECA Knowledge and Information Hub (KI-Hub). Download Request for Expression of Interest and ToR

Start Date: 
Mon, 2021-05-17 09:00
Deadline: 
Mon, 2021-05-31 17:00
Date Published: 
Monday, 17 May 2021