Better Cotton Initiative
Expression of Interest “Mapping of Better Cotton Reach in Pakistan”
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Posted date 23rd November, 2023 Last date to apply 7th December, 2023
Category Proposal/Quotations
Status Closed

Expression of Interest “Mapping of Better Cotton Reach in Pakistan”

Tender n#:         2023-11-IM2-RHM

Location:            Pakistan

Start date:          23/11/23

End date:            07/12/23

Better Cotton key contact:

[email protected]

All queries must be sent by email, to [email protected] ONLY with the subject header: “EOI Mapping of Better Cotton Reach – Tender n# 2023-11-IM2-RHM”.Questions, requests and applications sent after the deadline (07/12/2023) will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Background

Better Cotton is the world’s largest cotton sustainability programme. Our mission: to help cotton communities survive and thrive, while protecting and restoring the environment. In difficult times, we are meeting the challenge head on. Through our network of field-level partners we have provided training on more sustainable farming practices to more than 2.9 million cotton farmers in 26 countries. More than a fifth of the world’s cotton is now grown under the Better Cotton Standard and our membership network includes more than 2,400 members.

Better Cotton Initiative, Pakistan (BCI Pakistan) is registered in Pakistan and working under a collaboration/service agreement with Better Cotton, Global.

More information about Better Cotton can be found on our website: www.bettercotton.org

Scope of Assignment

We are seeking locally registered company (Pakistan) equipped with specialists in GIS, remote sensing and agriculture having experience in mapping rural areas, revenue maps in the context of Pakistan, land cover maps preparation, crop types, administrative boundaries, and Points of Interest (POIs).

  • The scope of the project is to map 20 districts in the cotton growing regions Punjab and Sindh.

  • Generate a cotton crop mask in Better Cotton programme areas.

  • Map the geographic location of LGs using open-source datasets.

  • Map the Producer Units (PUs) areas to identify overlaps and gaps among adjacent PUs.

  • Develop analytical maps reflecting potential hotspot areas.

Terms & Conditions:

  1. To obtain the bidding pack, please send an email to [email protected].

  2. Complete bidding documents can be submittedtoBCI Pakistan Office, Office no. 3, 7thfloor 75 / 76 D-1, Main Boulevard, Block D1 Gulberg III, Lahore from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday through registered courier. By hand submission is not allowed.

  3. Sealed bids should reachBCI Pakistan Office, Office no. 3, 7th floor 75 / 76 D-1, Main Boulevard, Block D1 Gulberg III, Lahore, on or before 11:59pm 07-12-2023 and should be clearly marked “Bid for Digitalized Farm Services to deliver Better Cotton impact in Pakistan.

  4. The Supplier must quote only one option for each service. Bids received with more than one options, and rates may be rejected.

  5. Rates should be including of all type of taxes, duties, fees, charges and all other allied costs.

  6. BCI Procurement committee reserves the right to change the quantities or cancel/reject any or all offers without assigning any reason.

  7. Bidders must not be engaged in any corrupt, fraudulent, collusive or coercive practices including but not limited to applying/ bidding by multiple names / companies. If any bidder is found to be involved in such practices his/her bid may be rejected and the companies in question permanently blacklisted.

  1. An award will be made based on the Quality, cost factor, credibility, work references, reputation of the firm &/or any other factor/s as deemed fit by the committee/procurement authority for the selection.

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To obtain the bidding pack, please send an email to [email protected]

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