Bilateral Opportunity Assessment for Agriculture and Agri-tech Sector/Value Chain
About the Engagement
The Agriculture and Agri-tech advisory firm will identify, scope, and provide technical expertise on strategic, bilateral business partnership opportunities in the Agriculture and Agri-tech sector/value chain. The selected firm will leverage its existing networks to engage the business community in Australia and Indonesia while providing research, insights, and advice about opportunities for increased trade and investment between the two countries in the agriculture/Agri-tech sector.
About Cardno ID (International Development) a DT Global Company
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing, and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
Cardno ID (International Development) a DT Global Company has extensive experience managing several donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary, and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Collaborating with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments, and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact
The Governments of Indonesia and Australia have entered into the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), creating a framework to unlock the vast potential of the bilateral economic relationship. To support this ambition, the IA-CEPA includes a new program – IA-CEPA ECP Katalis (Katalis). The primary objective of Katalis is to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of IA-CEPA to increase two-way trade and investment that is broad based and inclusive
Overview of the Project:
The selected firm will generate five or more commercial activity concepts in collaboration with identified potential beneficiaries (businesses, business groups or other organisations) to receive complementary support from Katalis (phase 1), which may be expanded to detailed Activity Proposals (phase 2). The concepts will focus on identifying potential beneficiary businesses interested in receiving complementary support from Katalis for commercial activity in the agriculture/Agri-tech sector/value chain between Indonesia and Australia and/or between Indonesia and third-party markets using Australian inputs.
Requirements for the RFT:
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About the Firm/Company:
This assignment will be awarded to a reputable consulting firm with an excellent track record of working with agriculture and have a deep understanding of the sector and its related value chains, as well as deep knowledge of Indonesian and Australian businesses involved in the sector/value chains
How to respond?
We welcome your interest in joining the Katalis program. Please click ‘apply’ and submit an electronic copy of the bidding documents as required in the RFT. Kindly note that submission of a late, incomplete, or non-compliant set of required documents may result in the tender being rejected.
Cardno provides equal employment opportunities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.
Registration on Interest
Interested tenderers must submit by email their interest to participate in this opportunity by Monday, 15 August 2022. By registering your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will provide you with additional information about the program, scope of work, and respond to your queries to help complete your bid. Zoom link and time to this online pre-tender briefing will be informed later, but will be held on or prior to Friday, 19 August 2022.
If you have any questions regarding the RFT, please submit your queries to email@example.com by Monday, 15 August 2022 at 17.00 (Jakarta time).
Final Applications must be submitted firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, 1 September 2022 at 23.59 (Jakarta time)
Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection, Fraud and Bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach, you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.