REOI FOR ICR INTERVENTIONS


REPUBLIC OF GHANA
MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES
 
SECOND LAND ADMINISTRATION PROJECT (LAP-2)
(IDA Credit No. 4870-GH)
Consulting Services for the Review of Project Interventions and Outcomes towards closure.
 
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
 
Reference No. PCU 4-84
 
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Land Administration Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for the Review of Project Interventions and Outcomes towards closure.
 
The Second Land Administration Project (LAP-2) is a follow up project of LAP-1 and is being implemented based on the National Land Policy which came into effect in 1999.  The Project concentrates on completing outstanding legal and institutional reforms, removing business bottlenecks, promoting transparency and addressing various land administration challenges with the view to: (i) speeding up land registration and delivery of titles and deeds; (ii) enhancing security of tenure; and (iii) strengthening the settlement of land disputes, among others.  The Project is being implemented through four-interrelated Components, namely:
 
1. strengthening the Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Land Administration;
2. decentralizing and improving Business and Service Delivery Processes;
3. providing improved Maps and Spatial Data for Land Administration; and
4. engaging in Human Resource Development and Project Management.
 
The objective of the consultancy is to undertake an overall end-of-project evaluation of LAP-2 to inform the preparation of the Implementation Completion Reports and subsequent interventions by the Government, partners and other stakeholders.
 
The consulting services (“the Services”) include
 
• To undertake a review of the project intervention outcomes and impacts on Land Sector Agencies and all other Project Beneficiaries based on the attached Results Framework.
• Identify intended and unintended outcomes, best practices, challenges and lessons learned arising from Project implementation to inform future interventions in the land administration sector,
• To assess the risks to the development outcome in the future,
• To assess the performance of the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources and the World Bank.
 
The duration of the consultancy shall be for a period of Sixteen (16) weeks.
 
The Project Coordinating Unit on behalf the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
a. Firm with considerable experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative end of project impact evaluations.
b. Experience and expertise in land administration, land economy, land information systems and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E).
c. Demonstrable experience in undertaking similar work on projects involving similar level of complexity.
d. Appropriate skills among staff.
 
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
 
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications.
 
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Least Cost Selection Method (LCS) set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
 
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 9:00 to 16:30 GMT.
 
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by October 14, 2016.
 
National Project Coordinator,
Second Land Administration Project (LAP-2),
Project Coordinating Unit,
Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources Annex,
 (Old Wildlife Head Office),
 Beach Loop off 28th February Road,
 Adjacent to National Census Secretariat Annex,
Near Independence Square, Accra, Ghana
 
Attn: Procurement Specialist
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