Project details


Project title

The Spatial Tools and Climate Services: Conceptual design and elaboration of the Terms of Reference for Services of WAT4CAM Program Phase 1

Country Programme / Action Plan
Request / Invitation for expression of interest
22 Oct 2019
9 Nov 2019


22 October 2019


13 November 2019



Procurement type




Funding Agency

EC - European Commission, AFD - Agence Française de Développement



Informations générales

Pays: Cambodge
Ville/Localité: Phnom Penh
Numéro de l'avis/du contrat: WAT4CAM-CS/03-03
Date limite (heure locale): Novembre 13, 2019 - 15:00
Agence de financement: Agence Française de Développement - Agence de Financement

Eligibilité des Soumissionaires: The Firms and individuals from all countries could offer goods; works and services for Agence Française de Développement (AFD) financed projects. Ineligible bidders include persons or entities under financial sanctions by either France, the EU or the United Nations in accordance with the sanction lists established by these institutions regarding fight against terrorism.
Langue d'origine: Anglais
Adresse : Samnang SEM
Phnom Penh 12258
Téléphone: +85517388331
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Request for Expressions of Interest

Program: WAT4CAM (Water resources management and Agro-ecological Transition for

Expression of interest
The Ministry of Water Resource and Meteorology (MoWRAM) of the Government of the
Kingdom of Cambodia (GKC) have received a financing from the Agence Française de
Développement (AFD) and from the European Commission. The Commission has proposed to
delegate part of its financial contribution to AFD, which has agreed to manage the financing
under a delegation agreement.
MoWRAM intends to use part of the funds thereof for payments under the following program
“Water resources management and Agro-ecological Transition for Cambodia - WAT4CAM”.

The WAT4CAM program Phase 1 aims at:
1. Accompanying the RGC’s investment strategy in irrigation infrastructures, as a way to
provide farmers with a secured access to water and to improve their resilience to climate
2. Supporting the MoWRAM’s strategy through capacity-building activities in terms of (i)
Irrigation and Social Water Management (ISWM) as a way to encourage a lasting local
appropriation, and (ii) integrated water resource management (IWRM) including use of
satellite-based hydro-meteorological technologies;
3. Supporting the MAFF in defining and implementing the GKC’s commitment to a
sustainable agriculture intensification and diversification, using the modernization of
irrigation infrastructures to disseminate climate-smart practices as a way to increase
fertility, yields and quality, to encourage value-chain structuration and agrodiversification,
and to improve carbon capture and storage.
The Services of the consultant shall consist in undertaking the Spatial Tools and Climate
Services: Conceptual design and elaboration of the terms of reference for services of
WAT4CAM Program, Sub-Component 3.3. Development of climate services under this
procurement No. WAT4CAM-CS/03-03.

The objectives of this study are:
i. Carry out a comprehensive diagnosis of the existing situation and needs;
ii. Assessment of “climate services and satellite products” actual and potential uses for
Cambodia in the water management and agricultural sectors,
iii. Conceptual design of satellite and climate services components,
iv. Estimate of costs for future investment plan to reach the objective satellite and climate
services components,
v. Formulation of the terms of reference for the recruitment of technical assistance to
assist MoWRAM in implementation of the Sub-Component 3.3. Development of
climate services.
The MoWRAM hereby invites consultants to show their interest in delivering the Services
described above.
Eligibility criteria to AFD’s financing are specified in sub-clause 1.3 of the “Procurement
Guidelines for AFD-Financed Contracts in Foreign Countries”, available online on AFD’s
website Interested consultants must provide information evidencing that they are
qualified and experienced to perform those Services. For that purpose, documented evidence of
recent and similar services shall be submitted.
If the consultant is a Joint Venture (JV), the Expression of Interest shall include a copy of the
JV Agreement entered into by all members. Alternatively, a letter of intent to execute a JV
Agreement in the event of a successful proposal shall be signed by all members and submitted
with the Expression of Interest, together with a copy of the proposed Agreement.

Determination of the similarity of the experiences will be based on:
- The contracts size;
- The nature of the Services related to the Spatial Tools and Climate Services especially
“climate and weather data acquisition and processing”, “satellite data metrology”,
“design of satellite and climate services”, “tool for water resources and irrigation
The Client will also take into account for the evaluation of the applications the following
- Skills and availability of in-house technical back-up experts provided to the on-site
- Experiences in the implementation of previous study/project in Asia are a plus.
Among the submitted applications, MoWRAM will shortlist a maximum of 6 consultants, to
whom the Request for Proposals to carry out the Services shall be sent.

Expressions of Interest (3 hard copies and 1 electronic copy) must be submitted to the address
below no later than 13th November 2019 at 3:00 p.m.:

Ministry of Water Resource and Meteorology
HE. MAO Hak: National Program Director
No. 364, Monivong BLVD, Sangkat Phsa Deumthkov, Khan Chmakar Morn
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Telephone: (855) 12 937 595
E-mail: with copy to and
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address and emails above during
office hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hyperlinks to Related Project Dossiers:

WAT4CAM EOI Climate service and satellite.pdf

WAT4CAM EOI Climate service and satellite.docx