Multinational-African Virtual University Support Project-Phase II
EOI No: AVU/EOI/MNP2/0001/2015
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CONSULTING SERVICES FOR COPY EDITING, LAYOUT AND PROOFING SERVICES FOR THE AVU ACADEMIC JOURNAL (FIRMS ONLY)
Country: Republic of Kenya
EXTENSION OF TENDER CLOSING DATE-EXPRESSION OF INTEREST CONSULTING SERVICES FOR COPY EDITING, LAYOUT AND PROOFING SERVICES FOR THE AVU ACADEMIC JOURNAL (FIRMS ONLY)
Financing Agreement reference: Grant No.2100155021616
Project ID No.: P-ZI-IAZ-006
The African Virtual University has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Multinational-African Virtual University Support Project-Phase II, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for consulting services for copy editing, layout and proofing services for the AVU academic journal.
The services included under this project are copy editing, layout and proofing of journal papers in English, French and Portuguese. The journal will be available freely online as an open access publication. Types of content to be published include peer-reviewed original research articles, guest-edited special issues, research notes, practitioner notes, video notes and book and software reviews. Articles will be published in the language received- English, French or Portuguese—however, abstracts will be translated and made available in all three languages. A contract will be signed for a year with the expectation of four issues in a year (5 articles per issue) for a total of 20 articles.
The African Virtual University now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 Edition revised July 2012 which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 9.00 to 1630 Hrs.
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below so as to be received not later than 12.00 pm on 13 January 2016 and clearly marked “EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CONSULTING SERVICES FOR COPY EDITING, LAYOUT AND PROOFING SERVICES FOR THE AVU ACADEMIC JOURNAL’’ .
Expression of Interests will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who wish to attend the opening of Expression of Interest on the same daystarting immediately after 12.00pm (Kenya time).
Attention: The Front Office,
The African Virtual University,
Street Address: Cape Office Park, Ring Road, Kilimani
Floor/Room number: 3rd Floor
ZIP Code: 00603
Telephone: +254 20 2528333; +254722 205883; +254 733 624412
Facsimile number: +254 20 3861460
Electronic mail address: Procurement@avu.org