Recruitment of a consultant to carry out a review of regulations and standards in the production of animal feed, poultry and fish in three (03) West African countries (Benin, Niger, Senegal)

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Recruitment of a consultant to carry out a review of regulations and standards in the production of animal feed, poultry and fish in three (03) West African countries (Benin, Niger, Senegal)

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Opening date : 04 August 2021

Closing Date : 19 August 2021

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CEI  No. 25-2021

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Projections show that consumption of poultry, meat, pork and eggs is increasing rapidly and is undoubtedly expected to increase six to seven times in West Africa by 2050. This growing demand for animal products in West Africa has resulted in recent years in an increase in demand and regional trade in animal feed in order to respond to the intensification of animal production methods and the seasonal reduction in feed availability.

The sale of fodder and crop residues has become a major source of income for farmers, and animal feed markets have sprung up in many towns in the West African Sahel in response to increasing populations of livestock in peri-urban areas and at the request of traditional and transhumant pastoralists who have become clients following years of drought. Feed factories have been set up to supply commercial feeds ranging from the simple processing of agro-industrial by-products to the production of compound feed. In West Africa, there is a large availability of crop residues and industrial by-products (stalks and branches of cereals, oilseed cakes, sorghum, maize, wheat, peanuts, soybeans, cotton seeds, sugar cane) and the development potential of fodder production in the region is very high. Quality feed is needed for increased production and improved animal productivity, and the regional feed market requires improved standardization and regulation.

It is in this context that CORAF wants to recruit an individual consultant to carry out a review of regulations and standards in the production of animal feed, poultry and fish in three (03) West African countries (Benin, Niger, Senegal)

The tasks to be carried out mentioned in the terms of reference below are given for information only and should not be considered as inflexible specifications because they can be modified after discussion with the selected consultant.

The Executive Director of CORAF invites Consultants with the qualifications demanded as indicated in the terms of reference to express their interest in this call by providing evidence that they are qualified to perform such services.

Individual consultants will be recruited on a competitive basis according to the rules contained in the CORAF Administrative, Financial and Accounting Procedures Manual.

Additional information can be obtained from the CORAF Executive Secretariat by sending correspondence to Dr Hippolyte AFFOGNON, h.affognon@coraf.org.

Consultants interested in this call must submit an expression of interest to procurement@coraf.org underlining their suitability on the basis of the criteria below in the terms of reference and a detailed CV, no later than 19 August 2021, at 5:00 p.m. GMT.

Dr Abdou TENKOUANO

CORAF Executive Director