General Procurement Notice for Digital Cabo Verde Project.
Project Title: Digital Cabo Verde
Notice No: OP00085373
The following consulting services will be procured under the Project preparation Advance:
Technical Assistance to prepare a legal, policy and regulatory assessment to identify gaps and grey zones, of forward-looking Telecommunications (e.g., 5G), data governance and emerging technologies deployment (i.e., sandboxes and scaling);
Technical Assistance for preparation of feasibility study and bidding documentation for the purchase of international bandwidth capacity;
Technical Assistance for the preparation, finalization and adoption of safeguards related documentation(social and environmental);
Digital Skills Technical Assistance for the preparation of the naat (zonal capacity development strategy: Pilot Project “Shaping the Future: Digital Skills for Digital Nation in Cabo Verde
Support to the National Directorate for Telecommunications and Digital Economy: Recruitment of individual Adviser for Digital Economy.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, dated July 2016 edition, revised on November 2017 and August 2018, and Bank’s standard bidding documents, and is open to all eligible firms and individuals as defined in the Procurement Regulations. After project negotiations, the World Bank shall arrange the publication on its external website of the agreed initial procurement plan and all subsequent updates once it has provided a no objection.