Oct 06, 2016 | Procurement Notice
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST to carry out A Poverty Ranking Study of Community Organization (CO) Members


First Date of Publication: October 5, 2016


Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of Poverty Alleviation Fund Program and it intends to apply a portion of this fund to eligible payments under the contract for which this Expression of Interest is invited. PAF invites expression of interest (EoI) from eligible firms to carry out A Poverty Ranking Study of Community Organization (CO) Members (PAF II-AF2-S-QCBS-197). Main Objectives of the assignment are to measure the socio-economic impact of PAF activities on beneficiaries (CO Members), compare the poverty situation of targeted beneficiary ag ainst the baseline information available in PAF MIS and to understand major contributing factors in upgrading and degrading if any of beneficiaries on the social ranking.


The approximate duration for the assignment will be for three months (please see in TOR for assignment). Interested firms should provide information demonstrating their required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The EOI should include firm's profile with 5 year's experience in design and leading impact evaluation/ studies, survey collection data, digitalization and analysis skills and knowledge, technical competencies in a specific sector, financial status and relevant CVs in brief and work experiences. The shortlisting criteria are: general experience, relevant experience and financial situations of the firm.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.


Firms will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines of The World Bank. Detail TOR can be downloaded from http://www.pafnepal.org.np/en/procurement/ or further information can be obtained from following Address within office hours (Sunday to Friday).


The EOI should be enclosed in an envelope for assignment marked “Expression of Interest for (name of assignment) and must be delivered in written form to the address below by October 19, 2016. If the last date of submission falls on government holiday then the next working day shall be considered as the last day.  Only shortlisted firms will be requested to submit Technical and Financial proposal.


Executive Director

Poverty Alleviation Fund

Tahachal, Kathmandu

Phone no 01-4030700

For more information please download : ToR for Poverty Ranking.docx