FREETOWNTHETREETOWN PHASE II PLANTING – Expression of Interest for Commercial and Community Nurseries

Resilient Urban Sierra Leone Project (RUSLP) funded: #FreetowntheTreeTownCampaign – Expression of interest for 300,000 trees, shrubs and grasses across 13 Catchment Areas and 76 reforestation areas for the 2021 planting and growing Campaign.

The Freetown City Council (FCC) under the Transform Freetown Agenda has partnered with the Government of Sierra Leone and the World Bank through the Resilient Urban Sierra Leone Project (RUSLP) to fund and address the city’s unique climate drivers through implementation of the #FreetownTheTreeTownCampain to plant, grow and track 1 million trees in Freetown (and the Western Area) over the 2020, 2021 and 2022 rainy seasons.  The Campaign is being implemented by the Environmental Foundation for Africa Sierra Leone (EFASL) under the Urban Greening component of RUSLP which is supporting the #FreetownTheTreeTownCampaign through funding for seedling acquisition in years 1 and 2 of planting (2020 and 2021) and canopy monitoring and asset management to both track the effect of planting activities on the canopy cover over time, and the adequate maintenance of trees at the local level.

During the 2021 planting season, 300,000 trees, grasses and shrubs of 52 different varieties across 13 Catchment Areas and 76 reforestation areas.

The EOI and the bid process will be divided into 11 lots. Eligible suppliers can express interest or bid on one or more lots. Bidders will be selected from the EOI process.  Application submitted after the closing date WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

IF YOU WISH TO BID ON A SUPPLY LOT YOU MUST DO SO VIA THIS EOI PROCESS, NO OTHER BIDS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

FRIDAY 16th July 2021

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