CONTRACT AWARD NOTIFICATION - consultancy services for development of the agro-insurance system database in Azerbaijan

                                                                          05.10.2020

Agency for Agro Credit and under the Ministry of Agriculture

/Agricultural Competitiveness Improvement Project

consultancy services for development of the agro-insurance system database in Azerbaijan

AZ-AACD-167216-CS-CQS

CONTRACT AWARD NOTIFICATION                                                                                                                  

This notice includes findings of evaluation of expression of interest for the selection process held for involvement of consultancy services for development of the agro-insurance system database in Azerbaijan.

As per procurement plan the selection procedure was conducted as perConsultants Qualifications Selection (CQS) method as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 Revised July 2014.

 Request for Expression of Interest was advertised in www.akia.gov.az and newspaper Azerbaijan, on May 19, 2020 and deadline for submission of EOIs was specified as June 08, 2020.

Four (4) companies applied to the PMU and submitted EOis:

1. Azmark LLC–Azerbaijan

2. Barakat Public Union Azerbaijan

3. AGROTEC SpA and EKVITA Consulting LLC - Azerbaijan &Italy

4. QBS Consulting–Azerbaijan

 

Evaluation results of EOIs:

Scoring

Azmark Dish Tic. LTD

Barakat Public Union

AGROTEC SpA and EKVITA Consulting LLC

QBS Consulting

Max 100

60,2

 

49,0

 

80,8

 

91,8

 

 

Based on provided information, the Evaluation Committee conducted the evaluation and  proposed to send to the Request for Proposal to the most responsive applicant -“QBS Consulting”. The RFP has been submitted to the Applicant on July 28, 2020. The Applicant has submitted technical and financial proposal on August 10, 2020.

Submitted detailed methodology, technical solution, organization and management chart, database information system, relevant software and etc. was considered as acceptable.

Considering the appropriate technical and financial proposal of Consultant, the Evaluation Committee proposed to award the Contract to QBS Consulting LLC –Azerbaijan.

Contract price:145 800 USD

(One hundred forty five thousands and eight hundred) USD: lump-sum contract

Period of consulting/ Services                                                         4 months