Extension of expression of interest to produce a documentary film on the process of implementation of the upcoming new crops (Irish potato) regulations, 2018

The Agricultural Council of Kenya (AgCK) is a non-profit, non-political and all-inclusive organization sector-wide member-based umbrella organization that was formed and incorporated in Kenya on 2015. The council was established as part of a Pan African Community of Practice established to bridge the gap between the public sector in agricultural development and non-state actors to create avenues for better coordination in agricultural development.

Through “Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Transforming the Potato value chain” project, AgCK is promoting the adoption and implementation of the new Crops (Irish potato) regulations, 2018 which are expected to be gazatted by the Minister for Agriculture, fisheries and irrigation soon. The new regulations aim at strengthen the Irish Potato Value Chain through Fostering implementation of Seed and Ware Potato Regulations for a profitable Potato Industry in Kenya.

Assignment: AgCK requires a qualified expert/consultancy firm to produce a documentary film (the Product) to visually monitor, evaluate and promote the adoption and implementation of the new potato regulations through this project. (For further details please download the Terms of reference here The contracted expert/ firm will be expected to work closely with the AgCK teams , potato value chain actors,  County leaderships, relevant government departments , regulatory and enforcement agencies especially in the six (6) pilot counties (Meru, Keiyo Marakwet, Bungoma, Nyandarua, Narok and Nakuru).

Scope of Assignment:  The documentary will highlight the state of the Irish potato sub-sector, with fo prior to the implementation of the new regulations, the different engagement processes undertaken to support the adoption of the regulations, implementation and enforcement of the regulations  and the impact of the regulations in the Irish potato sub-sector after their implementation.  The target audience will include but not limited to   i) The key target audience is the general public, with focus on public across Kenya and within the East African region; ii) Potato value chain actors including producers, aggregators, transporters, marketing agents, seed suppliers and; iii) County leaderships, relevant County and National  government departments and agencies , regulatory and enforcement agencies.

Qualifications:

  • The consultant shall be a registered firm (provide registration details);
  • Provide a valid Kenya Revenue Authority Tax compliance certificate;
  • Provide at least 3 reference letters from organizations where similar or related services have been offered.
  • Other qualifications are as specified in the assignment’s TORs http://agck.or.ke/category/call-for-consulatancies/

The total assignment is expected to take a period of 24 days in between 3rd of December 2018 to 31st of December 2019, with a lot of focus on covering key events before, during and after the implementation of the regulations in December 2018 through December 2019.

Application and Selection process:  Completed Expression of Interest applications including all relevant documents should be sent through email to  rfp@agck.or.ke  with copies to info@agck.or.ke; agricouncilkenya@gmail.com referenced on subject tab “Expression of Interest to Produce a Documentary Film on the Process of Implementation of the upcoming new Crops (Irish Potato) Regulations, 2018– AGCK/EOI/001-11/2018” 

The EOI should be received by COB (1700hr – East Africa Time) on or before 14th December, 2018.  The Agricultural Council of Kenya reserves the right to i) accept or reject any submission in part or in whole and; ii) verify accuracy of all information provided.  Bid submitted later than the closing date and time, shall automatically be disqualified.

Only shortlisted bids will be invited to present their proposal/concept to AgCK.

PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE;

FOR:  THE AGRICULTUAL COUNCIL OF KENYA (AgCK).

 

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