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DE RUEHTO #1005/01 2971535
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231535Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY MAPUTO
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC
RUEHSA/AMEMBASSY PRETORIA 6125
RUEHJO/AMCONSUL JOHANNESBURG 0822
RUEHTN/AMCONSUL CAPE TOWN 0467
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9467
RUCNSAD/SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY
RUCPCIM/CIMS NTDB WASHDC

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 MAPUTO 001005

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 3131/ANESA
USDOC FOR 3140/ITA/CS/ODO
USDOC FOR 4510/ITA/QC/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: GENERAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICE PROVIDER
Q LAND COMPONENT REF. QCBS-MCA-MOZ-LTS-02-08-35

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1. 787/10/T022

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 now invites
proposals to provide the consultant services referenced
above (QProposalsQ) for General Technical Assistance
Service Provider- Land Component, providing long and
short term consultancy to several public institutions
working closely with the Land National Administration.
The general Technical Assistance objectives are among
others: (i) support for an improved policy environment,
including addressing implementation problems for the
existing land law and engaging in regulatory review to
improve upon it; (ii) buinding the institutional
capacity to implement policies and provide quality
public land related services; (iii) facilitating access
to land use by helping people and businesses with (a)
clear information on land rights and access; (b)
resolution of conflict with more predictable and speedy
resolution of land and commercial disputes Q which in
turn creates better conditions for investment and
business development; and (c) registering their grants
of land use (land titles to long term use rights). More
details are specified in the RFP.

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

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receive an electronic copy of the complete RFP.

9. Consultant submissions shall make reference to REF.
QCBS-MCA-MOZ-LTS-02-08-35: General Technical Assistance
Service Provider Q Land Component which must be
submitted no later than 10:00 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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