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DE RUEHTO #1004/01 2971535
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231535Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY MAPUTO
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC
RUEHSA/AMEMBASSY PRETORIA 6123
RUEHJO/AMCONSUL JOHANNESBURG 0820
RUEHTN/AMCONSUL CAPE TOWN 0465
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9465
RUCNSAD/SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY
RUCPCIM/CIMS NTDB WASHDC

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 MAPUTO 001004

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 3131/ANESA
USDOC FOR 3140/ITA/CS/ODO
USDOC FOR 4510/ITA/MAC/OA
DEPT PLS PASS AID/AFR/SA AND G/EGAD/BD
DEPT PLS PASS EXIM BANK, TDA, AND OPIC
JOHANNESBURG FOR FCS
CAPE TOWN ALSO FOR FCS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ECON MZ
SUBJECT: PROGRAM MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS FOR THE
COMMUNITY LAND INITIATIVE IN MOZAMBIQUE Q LAND COMPONENT

REF. QCBS-MCA-MOZ-LTS-01-08-34

MAPUTO 00001004 001.2 OF 002


1. 787/10/T021

2. 10/23/08

3. RDOUGHTEN

4. 787 MOZAMBIQUE

5. -

6A. REPLY TO:

6B. MCA Q Mozambique Procurement Agent
Av. Zedequias Manganhela, 267,
Edificio JAT IV, 5th Floor
Maputo, Mozambique
Tel: (258 21) 305 577
Fax: (258 21) 311 160
E-mail: jbowlin@mca-mozambiquepa.com or
mvieira@mca-mozambiqueoa.com

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Trade Opportunity Information
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7. The Ministry of Planning and Development (MPD) on
behalf of Government of Mozambique and The Millennium
Challenge Corporation (MCC), on behalf of the United
States Government, has entered into Compact to be
implemented during 5 years. The objective of the
proposed program is to reduce poverty through economic
growth in four provinces of Mozambique (Niassa, Cabo
Delgado, Nampula and Zambezia) by focusing on certain
investments in physical assets, policy reform, capacity
building and institutional strengthening.

The program contains four projects: (i) the Water Supply
and Sanitation Project (WSSP), (ii) the Roads Project,
(iii) the Land Tenure Services Project, and (iv)the
Farmer Income Support Project. Implementing entities
for the various projects will include government
ministries and agencies, NGOQs, private companies, or
other entities.

8. This Invitation for Proposals follows the General
Procurement Notice that appeared in dgMarket on July 29,
2008: UNDB Online on August 5, 2008 and Jornal Noticias
on August 1, 2008. The MCA-Mocambique will select a
Community Land Initiative Manager Q ITC Q (Consultancy
Firm) whose objective is to establish and administer a
grant fund providing the technical support required in
leading and facilitating the ITC in Nampula, Zambezia
and Niassa provinces. The focus will be on providing
financial, technical and planning services to rural
communities as a means to stimulate economic development
within the provincial and district frameworks and enable
the securing of land and natural resources rights.

MCA now invites Consultant Services to submit Proposals
for the Program Management of ITC in Mozambique Land
Component. The general objectives of the consultancy
are: (i) establish and support the ITC offices and
operations of Provincial Steering Committees (PSCs) in
three provinces; (ii) administer and manage the ITC
grant fund in the three selected provinces; (iii)
mobilize and manage technical support component; (iv)
increase public awareness of ITC objectives and others.
A consultant will be selected under the QQCBSQ method,
the evaluation procedure for which is described in
sections of the RFP in accordance with QMCC Program
Procurement GuidelinesQ which are provided on the MCC
website www.mcc.gov. The SPN and complete RFP will be
placed on http://mcc.dgmarket.com;
http://devbusiness.com and at http://www.mpd.gov.mz.
Prospective Bidders should also include e-mail and full
contact details to the address given on Item 6B, to
receive an electronic copy of the complete RFP.

MAPUTO 00001004 002.2 OF 002

9. Consultant submissions shall make reference to REF.
QCBS-MCA-MOZ-LTS-01-08-34: Program Management
Consultants for the Community Land Initiative
(Mozambique) Land Component which must be submitted no
later than 11:00 am (local time) on December 4, 2008 at
the above mentioned address.

10. For more information on this or other trade and
investment matters in Mozambique, please contact us at:

Political/Economic Officer Robert Doughten, or
Economic/Commercial Assistant Elizabeth Filipe

Political/ Economic Section - U.S. Embassy
2330 Maputo Pl
Washington, DC 20521-2330

Tel.: 258-21-49-27-97 or
Fax: 258-21-49-38-57
E-mail: filipeec@state.gov
Or Embassy website: http://maputo.usembassy.gov/

CHAPMAN

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