Consulting Services for the provision of Technical Assistance for the Planning, Setup, and Commissioning of an Aquaponics Facility in the Context of the Project CIFAA / AVFA, Tunisia

Overview: Technical Assistance for Aquaponic Project in Tunisia

We are currently inviting qualified consultants to provide their expertise in setting up a state-of-the-art aquaponics facility in Tunisia, under the CIFAA / AVFA Project. This is an opportunity to contribute to an innovative and sustainable agricultural initiative.

Tender Specifications

Issuer: African Union Development Agency- NEPAD
Tender Reference: AUDA-NEPAD/KfW 2015 69 052/FW1/TUN/006/02 (PPW)
Service Sector: Research, Consultancy, and Professional Services
Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 18, 2024 – 14:30 (UTC+2)
Publication Date: Friday, December 8, 2023 – 10:00 (UTC+2)
Applicable Regions:
  • Eastern Cape
  • Gauteng
  • KwaZulu Natal
  • Limpopo
  • North West
  • Northern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • Mpumalanga
  • Free State

Objective of the Project

The successful consultancy firm will play a critical role in planning, designing, and launching an efficient aquaponics training facility that aligns with vocational education standards in Tunisia. By joining this project, you will help maximize the practical skills of future agriculture professionals, ensuring they meet industry needs.

Key Deliverables:

  1. Assessment and conceptualization of aquaponics facility tailored to the CFPA Jemmal’s capacity and AVFA’s initial projections.
  2. Validation and enhancement of AVFA’s preliminary design for the aquaponics training center.
  3. Comprehensive planning for diverse aquaponics systems, inclusive of detailed hatchery management and sustainable nutritional practices.
  4. Specification of essential aquaponics machinery and equipment, ready for procurement.
  5. Development of a comprehensive curriculum designed for two-year Technician Level training in aquaponics.

This engagement promises to lay the groundwork for a functional aquaponics training facility, setting a benchmark for vocational education in advanced agricultural techniques.

How to Apply

If you are keen on participating in this pioneering venture and you have the expertise to contribute to a green and efficient agricultural sector in Tunisia, please respond to the tender reference provided above by the specified closing date.


Unlock Your Potential in Aquaponics with Our Expert-Driven Training and Consultancy Services

Embark on a journey to master aquaponics technology with a comprehensive training and technical assistance program designed specifically for technical AVFA staff. Our robust consultancy services cover everything from skill development to the establishment of a fully functional training facility.

Training Program Overview

Join our hands-on training program that includes:

  • On-Site Training: A four-week training at our state-of-the-art aquaponics facilities to kickstart your curriculum development process.
  • Curriculum Development Support: We provide expert guidance in designing a high technician-level curriculum for a future in aquaponics.
  • Customized Workshops: Post-diagnostic workshops held in Tunisia to integrate practical knowledge with existing technical facilities in your curricula.

Detailed Training Content

Our training content is exhaustive and tailored to equip you completely:

  • Development of an aquaponic vocational education and training program in Tunisia.
  • Preparation of educational materials that include hands-on experiments for enhanced learning experiences.
  • Professional guidance on fish hatchery techniques that are essential for aquaponics.

Technical Assistance for Advancing Aquaponics Facilities

Gain access to our exclusive technical assistance for:

  • Installation, setup, and successful operation of the CFPA Jemmal aquaponics facility.
  • Extended online consultancy and engineering layout design post-commissioning.

Consultancy Team Expertise

Your training and facility setup will be overseen by a multidisciplinary team whose proficiency in planning, setup, and commissioning is unparalleled.

Expression of Interest and Pre-qualification

Our selection process follows the strict guidelines as per KFW Development Bank, and we’re looking for independent consultancy firms with a strong track record and a minimum average annual turnover of EUR 400,000.00.

Procurement Details

For the complete set of prequalification documents and specifics, access the detailed terms of references on NEPAD’s tenders page.

Contact Information

For further details, please reach out to:

The Chairperson, Internal Procurement Committee (IPC)
AUDA-NEPAD, 230, 15th Road, P. O. Box 218, Midrand,
1685 Johannesburg, South Africa
Email: [email protected] and CC to [email protected]

Note: We are currently only accepting hard copy submissions. Please submit your tenders to the Tender Box at the reception of the above-mentioned address.

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