Expression of Interest

Hiring of Implementing Partners Under
National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP)

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan hereinafter called “Borrower” has received a loan from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) for National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP). Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) is the lead apex institution for community-driven development in the country, which will be “Lead Programme Agency” for this grant. The project will be implemented in the selected districts of Pakistan.

The primary objective of this activity is to identify and select service providers which will implement defined activities as per approved "Project Design Report". The service providers will be selected based on the selection method and provisions provided in the IFAD Procurement Handbook and guidelines.

This call for Expressions of Interest is for grant funding for a National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP) that is expected to begin in July, 2019. In order to implement NPGP activities at the field level, PPAF will enter into contractual financing agreements with all its ‘Service Providers’, which will include the civil society organizations. It has been agreed with the donor that during the pre-inception phase, PPAF will undertake the selection process of such service providers with pre-determined criteria for shortlisting and final selection of organizations that will implement the field activities under the NPGP.

PPAF will be hiring the Implementing Providers/Service Providers to implement NPGP through involvement of Community Institution. Selected Partner Organizations are expected to implement social mobilization based approach to revitalize community institutions, beneficiary targeting, provision of assets, raising awareness of the communities on nutrition, climate change adaptation, gender and youth engagement. Community organizations at the hamlet and village level will be capacitated to participate in program activities.

Expression of Interest (EOI) must be delivered to the address below, clearly mentioning the title of the assignment “Hiring of Implementing Partners under NPGP” on the top-right front of the envelope, no later than 1700 hrs on 25th March, 2019.”.

Please refer to attached relevant documents and evaluation criteria for this assignment

Senior Manager-Procurement
Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)
Plot 14, Street 12, Mauve Area, G-8/1, Islamabad
UAN: (92-51) 111-000-102; Ph: (051) 8439450-79
Fax: (92-51) 2282262 & 4,