In support of the Government of Ghana’s (GoG) initiatives on food security, the United States Government (USG) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is supporting a five-year capacity building program for fisheries and coastal management in Ghana. The project contributes to GoG’s overall grand fisheries and coastal development objectives and USAID’s Feed the Future (FtF) Initiative, the USG led global hunger and food security project designed to enhance economic growth in beneficiary countries. In this context, the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (DFAS) at the University of Cape Coast is leading the USAID Capacity Building Support Program for the Fisheries and Coastal Development sub-component. The extension activities under the project are earmarked towards operationalising the Centre for Coastal Management at the University of Cape Coast. 
The University of Cape Coast intends to apply part of the USAID Funds to payment under the contract for the consultancy services.

IFT No. CR/UCC/CS/0009/2019


Short-Term Technical Facilitation Services under the USAID/UCC Fisheries and Coastal Management Capacity Building Support Project to enhance the visibility of the Journal of Fisheries and Coastal Management and promote the activities of the Centre for Coastal Management with relevant stakeholders.

Specific Objectives of the Assignment  
•    Facilitate the publication of key project outputs towards close-out through write-shops 
•    Put together documentation towards the renewal of various licenses of the Centre
•    Facilitate strategic linkages for Centre for Coastal Management through workshop events and meetings with various local organizations and platforms

Expected outputs
•    Publication (print, electronic and video) of key project outputs towards close-out completed   
•    Documentation towards the renewal of various licenses of the Centre done
•    Strategic linkages with various local organizations and platforms for CCM established.  

The University of Cape Coast invites eligible consultants registered in Ghana, having relevant professional backgrounds with proven track records, to express their interest in providing the above service. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. Information provided by consultants must include brochures, business registration documents, description of similar assignments undertaken by the consultant and clients for whom those assignments were provided, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. that will enable the University to shortlist suitable consultants.
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Public.

Procurement Act, 2003(Act 663) as amended of the Republic of Ghana. Shortlisted consultants shall be invited to submit technical and financial proposals for consideration. 

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from Friday 8th November, 2019 between 8:00am and 4:30pm. Expressions of interest, comprising one original and two copies, sealed in an envelope clearly marked with the IFT No. and Name of Consultancy service, must be delivered to the address below on or before 4:00pm, Friday 22nd November, 2019. Expression of interest received after the deadline for submission shall be rejected. 

Procurement Office
Central Administration Block- Old Site
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

Telephone: 233-3321-32480 ext 280, 153