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CNFA Description: CNFA   is an enterprise development organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to stimulating sustainable growth in the agricultural sector. CNFA specializes in fostering private sector investments in training, new technologies and marketing to increase the overall competitiveness of agricultural value chains, expand exports, and develop skills in the rural workforce. By generating higher incomes for farmers, processors, entrepreneurs, and distributors, CNFA helps improve livelihoods and reduce poverty.

PATTA Project Background and Description: PATTA will bring to scale private sector solutions to improve agricultural productivity in Pakistan through a four-year activity. PATTA will partner with agricultural technology companies to commercialize products and services to increase the productivity and competitiveness of small farmers, while mobilizing private sector investment in agricultural technologies. PATTA’s partnership will provide small farmers with broader access to affordable technologies to increase productivity build resilience to climate change and reduce postharvest losses. Through this intervention, PATTA expects to achieve the following results:

  • Increased capacity of agriculture technology related business to commercialize technologies and management practices
  • Increased adaptation of agriculture technologies by small farmers

Assignment Objectives:

An important part of running a business is establishing good financial procedures and systems to monitor the financial health of a business and ensure realistic cash flows and budget to help meet financial goals. A financial plan is vital for small / medium or large businesses which helps to effectively utilize the available resources for maximum impact at minimum cost. 

PATTA plans to engage the services of a BSP / consultant(s) to conduct an analysis of the present scenario of project partner companies’ financial management systems/processes and develop a detailed business, costing, inventory and financial plan, including recommendations for automation/technology up-gradation, that is expected to provide overall support to the financial operations, making it sustainable, efficient and growth oriented in the long run. The plan should be time bound and show clear achievable targets within defined timelines.

The detailed Scope of Work (SOW) and deliverables for the assignment can be found in the attachment.

Offer Deadline and Protocol: 

Separate proposal for technical and financial (sealed & signed) should be submitted no later than December 7, 2018 via courier service at the following address:  

Procurement Department

Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer Activity (PATTA)

Level 1, Office No. 2-A, Serena Business Complex,

Khayaban-e-Suharwardy, G-5,

Islamabad, Pakistan

 RFP number (RFP#PATTA-18-009) should clearly mark on the right side of envelope

  • Please reference the RFP number in any response to this RFP. Offers received after the specified date will be categorized as late submission and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA.