FIRST PUBLICATION DATE: April 3, 2016

DUE DATE: April 10, 2016

National Tea and Coffee Development Board (NTCDB) is the commodity board, under the aegis of Ministry of Agricultural Development. The broad objective of NTCDB is to promote and strengthen Tea and Coffee sub-sectors through policy formulation, technical and managerial support. NTCDB has signed MoU with UNNATI - Inclusive Growth Programme, a DANIDA funded project for preparing:

1. Strategic Action Plan for the Development of Tea Sub-sector in Nepal and

2. Development of Tea Quality Standards and Nepal Tea Trademark Directives

In this connection, NTCDB now seeks consultant(s) to prepare above mentioned assignments. The main objectives of these two assignments are:

a) To prepare a mid-term (five years) and long term (ten years) strategic action plan for the development of Tea sub-sector in Nepal.

b) To prepare national quality standards for orthodox tea based on the review of existing national and international quality standards and regulations.

c) To prepare a legal document of trademark use and tie it up with quality standards of Nepalese Orthodox tea.

Interested consultants/experts are requested to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) either for single or for both assignments, describing their eligibility / qualification to conduct the assignment, a discussion of the ToRs including understanding of the objectives, their envisaged approach and an estimated budget via e-mail to: ntcdboard@wlink.com.np and agri.science2@gmail.com OR submit a hardcopy during office hours.

For the ToRs of the assignments click in the following links:

Assignment 1: TOR of Strategic Action Plan for the Development of Tea Sub-sector of Nepal

Asssignment 2: TOR of Development of Tea Quality Standards and Nepal Tea Trademark Directives

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further.