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Published Date: 
January, 2022

Request for Proposals - Strengthening timely, accurate and efficient reporting on extractive activities in LAC

This request for proposals is now closed.

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), with support from USAID, is seeking consultancy services to provide support to LAC countries in mainstreaming systematic disclosures of data on the extractive industries to improve the quality and timeliness of data. In particular, the Consultant is expected to provide services through three phases: 1) Baseline study 2) Peer learning and technical support on the adaptation of existing tools implemented in other EITI implementing countries for systematic disclosure, (e.g. . Colombia's EITI  open-source e-reporting system) and design a roadmap for systematic disclosures in Argentina, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala and Trinidad and Tobago with detailed instructions and recommendations 3) Regional or in-country capacity building activities.

The Consultant must be a competent and credible firm or a consortium of individiuals with a proven reputation, perceived by the EITI International Secretariat to be credible, trustworthy, experienced and technically competent. Proposals should be submitted following the guidelines noted in the attached terms of reference. 

A consultant will be selected following a quality- and cost-based selection procedure.

Consultants should submit:

  • Technical Proposal, outlining: (a) the experience of the firm / consultants, (b) the proposed methodology and work plan in response to the Terms of Reference (TORs) and (c) the key experts’ qualifications and competence. The Technical Proposal should not include any financial information. Technical proposals containing material financial information shall be declared non-responsive. When preparing your proposal, we kindly ask you to include a section on potential conflicts of interest. This section should identify any areas of work, including past, present or future consultancies related to the EITI, which might pose a conflict of interest. Please also describe strategies that you intend to use to minimize those risks.
  • Financial Proposal, clearly indicating a lump sum financial proposal, inclusive of all costs associated with required travel and applicable taxes. The financial proposal should clearly differentiate fees from any other reimbursable expenses. The daily rate for the consultant fees should be clearly indicated. The Financial Proposal should be sent as a password protected PDF file. The passwords should not be sent. The passwords will be requested following the assessment of the technical proposals.

Proposals must be delivered by email to by close of 21 February 2022.