German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation TENDER NOTICE
Support for setting up an Investment Promotion Desk in the MEW

The Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW), Government of Afghanistan has entered into a technical cooperation agreement with the German Federal Ministry of Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for implementing the Institutional Development for Energy in Afghanistan (IDEA) project. BMZ has commissioned the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to jointly implement the Project with the MEW.

The Afghan-German Cooperation Programme IDEA is working with MEW to support and strengthen the implementation of policies and strategies in the Energy Sector (Component A), to foster and develop the inter institutional cooperation mechanisms on national and provincial levels (Component B), to amplify the knowledge about renewable Energies and energy efficiency and to develop business models for operation of small and off grid power schemes as well as to contribute to vocational training for Operation and Management of them (Component C) and to develop private sector involvement and investment into the Afghan energy sector (Component D).

The focus of the IDEA program is on institutional capacity development for public institutions and private sector companies and organizations.

The overall objective of this consultancy is to assist MEW to set up an Investment Promotion Desk (IPD), which can provide relevant information to the private power companies regarding policy framework and approval processes and assist Dy. Minister, MEW in bid process management of private power projects. The IPD will guide the investors in assessment of their project proposals and follow up for timely approvals for setting up the power projects. The IPD will provide focused attention to speed up the investments on the ground through a “one stop” facilitation process.

The scope of the consultancy contract includes:

  • Design and Establishment of IPD.
  • Operationalization and Hand Holding of IPD.
  • Capacity Building of IPD Staff.

The detailed documentation for the call of proposals includes:

  • Terms of Reference of the assignment.
  • Technical Evaluation Grid.
  • Bidding Conditions.
  • General Terms & Conditions of Contract.


: 20th July, 2017
: 24th July, 2017

: 2nd Aug, 2017, by 17:30hrs


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