The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is in the process of registering new suppliers, Individual Consultants and other Service Providers for the years 2020/2021. The exercise is also intended to clean our current Supplier/Consultant database of dormant vendors and admit new ones to improve the system.

Prospective and eligible firms and Individuals interested in transacting business with FARA with sound technical know-how of the relevant field may apply on the prescribed application forms for pre-qualification to facilitate the compilation of the vendors’ database at no fee. In the case where relevant documents required in this advert are not provided by applicant, application may be rejected.

Interested Firms and Individual Consultants willing to apply can do so by downloading the respective forms (A or B) below or by physically picking up the application form at the Reception of FARA Secretariat, Accra.

Form A: Form A – Firms Only

Form B: Form B – Individual Consultants Only

You may also download the Pdf version of this advert HERE

The categories of goods, works and services required for registration includes, but not limited to, the following:


  1. Goods and Equipment
Agricultural inputs

Furniture and fittings

Electrical Accessories

Machinery and equipment

Refreshment Items

Generator Sets

IT Supplies and Accessories

Fuels, Oils and Lubricants


Printed Material and Stationery

Supply of Vehicles, Motorcycles and Accessories

Spare Parts (Vehicle & Plant)

Textbooks and Library Books

Teaching and Learning Materials

Field logistics and Equipment

Construction Materials (Paints etc…)


2. Works and Maintenance

Renovations/ Maintenance of Buildings and Structures

Water Systems (Boreholes, Dams, etc)

Sewage and Drainage Systems


3. Consultancy Services

Financial Audit services

Human Resources

Strategy Planning & Project Management

Animal Science & Health

Agricultural Biotechnology & Biochemistry

Gender and Youth


Engineering Consultants

Agricultural Economics, Value Chain & Agribusiness

Plant Pathology

Environmental Safeguards

Social Safeguards

Agriculture Foresight

Capacity Development in AR4D


Legal Consultants



Baseline Studies

IT Solutions

Knowledge Management



4. Technical Services

General Cleaning Services

Design, Printing and publication services

Special Services/ Protocol

IT Software Solutions, Database Engineering & Web Maintenance

Training, Seminar and Conference

Car Rental Services

Catering services

Banking / Financial Services

Plumbing Works

Painting Works

Repair and Servicing of Air conditioners

Repair of Computers, Printers and Photocopiers


Supply of decorations and corporate gifts

Hotel Accommodation

Media and Publicity

Events Management

Travel, Transport, Supply of Air tickets

Advertising and Branding

Fumigation and Pest Control Services

Carpentry Works

Electrical Works

Routine Maintenance, Servicing and Repair of vehicles

Provision of short-term training courses

Parcel collection and Delivery services

Third Party Logistics services

Translation Services (languages)


Security Services

Alarm services and Monitoring

Routine Maintenance, Servicing and Repair of Generators



Applicants (Firms) are required to provide documents relating to the following:

  1. An introductory letter clearly stating area of specialization/business lines, address, business location, reliable phone number(s), e-mail address (if any), and any contact or information that might be useful
  2. Company Profile
  3. Fully filled Registration form A (for all firms)
  4. Fully filled Registration form B (for Individual Consultants only)
  5. Current Business Registration and Commencement Certificate
  6. VAT Registration Certificate (or if exempted, evidence of exemption)
  7. Evidence of fulfillment of tax obligations (Current IRS Tax Clearance Certificate) as of 31st December 2019
  8. Copy of Valid SSNIT Clearance Certificate (evidence of exemption if any). As at 31st December, 2019
  9. Ministry of Works and Housing Clearance Certificate (Construction companies only)
  10. Evidence of Financial Viability to offer credit facility.

Registration Criteria

All applicants would be assessed on a merit-point basis using a criteria based on the indicators identified from (a-j) above. Applicants must score up to 50% or above, overall to qualify for acceptance.

All duly completed application form, introduction letter together with the relevant supporting documents enclosed and marked “Registration of Suppliers/Contractors/Service Providers” should be delivered or email to the address [email protected].


The deadline for submission of application is Friday, March 27, 2020.

Interested firms, suppliers, contractors and service providers seeking clarification, should kindly contact FARA’s Procurement Unit – Monday to Friday between 9.00am to 4.00pm.


Contact/ Pick up/Submission of Application Forms Address:

Procurement Unit,

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

PMB CT 173 Cantonments, Accra

12 Anmeda Street, Roman Ridge, Accra

+233 302 774838 | 302 744888

[email protected]

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