USAID Malawi’s Growth Poles Project, implemented by Palladium International LLC, will accelerate environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable, resilient, and more inclusive wealth generation in Malawi by mobilizing rural based private sector investments and partnerships with anchor firms and their surrounding communities, smallholder organizations, cooperatives, and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) in a growth pole approach, with a youth and gender lens. GP is a partnership with private sector to drive resilient prosperity that will improve food security, incomes, jobs, and exports in Malawi.
Palladium is seeking applications from qualified organizations to provide market systems network mapping and outcome harvest evaluation services.
This solicitation is comprised of the following main sections:
1. Project Description
2. Eligibility Requirements
3. Desired Qualifications of Offerors
4. Evaluation Criteria
5. Submission Instructions
6. Point of Contact
7. Other Information
Please refer to the Project Description section of this solicitation for a complete statement of services sought. Palladiums reserves the right to fund any or none of the proposals submitted.
To be eligible, Offerors must provide all required information in their proposal, including the requirements found in the annexes to this solicitation. Proposals which are submitted late, incomplete, or are non-responsive will not be considered.
Palladium requires that Full Proposals be submitted electronically (e-mailed) to MalawiGPpartnerships@thepalladiumgroup.com in PDF and Excel format no later than August 23, 2023 at 17:00 hours CAT.
Issuance of this solicitation does not constitute a commitment to award a contract on the part of Palladium, nor does it commit Palladium to pay for any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal. Further, Palladium reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received. Proposals are submitted at the risk of the Offeror, and all preparation and submission costs are at the Offeror’s own expense.