Ministry of Economic Development
Consultancy Services for the Development of a Garment Makerspace and Training Institute in Addu City




Announcement Number: (IUL)101-PPC/1/2022/234

Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth (MEERY) Project

Ministry of Economic Development

Malé, Maldives


Assignment Title:  Consultancy Services for the Development of a Garment Makerspace and Training Institute in Addu City

Reference No: (as per Procurement Plan): MV-MOED-319610-CS-QCBS


The Government of Maldives has received  financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth (MEERY) Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The Ministry of Economic Development now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Terms of Reference:

The terms of reference attached with the announcement will specify the scope of services and responsibilities of those interested in providing consultancy services, the responsibilities of the personnel selected for the project, and duration of the work.

The shortlisting of consultancy firm is based on the below criteria:

  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in development, implementation, supervision, research, analysis, and evaluation of garment manufacturing in developing countries.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” Fourth Edition November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. 

Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.


A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant’s Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Clarification and Additional Informaton:

If you would like more information regarding the announcement, please call the number mentioned below between 0800 - 1600 hours or send it to specified email below.


The expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by regular mail, emails, no later than 1600 hrs Maldivian time on 11th November 2022 (Friday).


Note: The request for expressions of interest shall be read in conjunction with the TOR for the respective post.


Name: Thaasyn Hilmy

Designation: Project Director

Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth Project (MEERY)


Ministry of Economic Development

Velaanaage 11th Floor

Malé, Maldives

Email:  [email protected]

12 October 2022