Monday, May 2, 2016


1.1. Statement of Purpose
It is the intention of The Nature Conservancy (“Customer”) to solicit Proposals for a Vendor to conduct a feasibility study to be conducted to assess the potential of a beekeeping project in Mulobezi Game Management Area (details of scope of work in Appendix I). Those receiving this Request for Proposal (RFP) are referred to as “Vendor”.
THE NATURE CONSERVANCY (TNC) is a District of Columbia, USA, non-profit corporation with its principal place of business in Arlington, Virginia, USA and a program in Zambia (Plot 8664 Kudu Road, Lusaka Zambia). Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been working with communities, businesses and people like you to protect more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Please see for more details on what the Conservancy does and where we work.
1.2 TNC’s Procurement Process
Procurement activities will be conducted in a nondiscriminatory manner with fair treatment given to all Vendors. The Conservancy reserves the right to reject any and all offers for any reason whatsoever, to waive technicalities, and to pursue purchasing in a manner that is in the best interest of the organization.
1.3 Customer’s Obligations
Customer incurs no obligation or liability whatsoever by reason of issuance of this RFP or action by anyone relative thereto.
1.4 Vendor’s Obligations
Vendor must analyze and respond to all sections of this RFP providing sufficient information to allow Customer to evaluate the Proposal. Vendor, by submitting its Proposal, agrees that any costs incurred by the Vendor in responding to this RFP, are to be borne by Vendor and may not be billed to Customer. Vendor’s proposal must match the order in which the RFP was submitted or clearly state where the information resides. If Customer has any confusion or difficulty in retrieving the required information from a Vendor’s proposal, it may result in such proposal to be disqualified. Vendor may not have the ability to resubmit their proposal to Customer. Customer requests firm fixed pricing for the proposal. If a particular entity is chosen as an award winner and any additional costs are presented at the time of agreement negotiations or implementation, Customer has the right to reject that entity as the contract winner. Vendor shall not use the names, logos, images or any data or results arising from the anticipated contract for advertising without Customer’s prior written consent.
1.5 Vendor Submission Requirements
Submission of Proposal: Page 3 of 12 Vendor will send its response to this RFP via email
  • Email:
  • Email subject heading: MULOBEZI BEE KEEPING ASSESSMENT
  • Or submit hard copies to the following address: – The Nature Conservancy Attention: Dr. Patricia Mupeta-Muyamwa, Plot 8664 Kudu Road, Lusaka Zambia Phone: +260 974153551
1.5.1 Critical Dates
Questions Regarding the RFP Vendor will submit questions to Customer by close of business on Friday 6th May, 2016. Customer will use its best efforts to answer questions by Monday 9th May, 2016.


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