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Casidra is an implementing agency of the sole shareholder, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape (PGWC). Casidra’s mandate is Agriculture and Economic Development within a Rural and Land Reform context.

GS United Holdings (Pty) Ltd

The farm is situated in Hoeko, in the Little Karoo district and is 430 Ha in extent with approximately 41 Ha of stone and pome fruit production. Large amounts of orchards were grubbed due to stress caused by the drought in the area. The farm was bought by the construction company, GS United Construction, on business rescue. The company is owned by Siyanda Ngcakani (51%) and Gabriel Lourens (49%).

The Fruit CPAC would like to determine the viability of the farm, therefore requesting that a viability study be conducted with a specific focus on the water availability on the farm.

Shiloh Holdings Investments (Pty) Ltd

The farm is situated in the Wolseley/Tulbagh, in the Cape Winelands district and is 74 Ha in extent. The current farming operations entails approximately 30 Ha of old non-productive orchards (pome fruit) and wine grapes. This is a PLAS farm that was transferred to Mr Fumaunekile Gqiba in July 2021.

To determine the viability of the farm, the Fruit CPAC requested that an in-depth feasibility study be done on the current and future operations.

De Zoute Rivier SA

The farm is situated in Hartbeesfontein, in the West Coast district and is 20 Ha in extent. The applicant, Ms. Elisabeth Hartzenberg has access to approximately 0.4 Ha of planted fynbos under drip irrigation and another 14 Ha that grow naturally in the veldt. The Fruit CPAC requested that a thorough viability study of the business be done.

This tender document details the need for three viability studies that need to be conducted. Therefore, service providers will need to quote and provide proposals accordingly. Kindly note, although service providers are encouraged/ can bid for all three studies, only one will be appointed per study.

The scope of works is described on document CPBD 4 and will include:

Expected Deliverables

The service provider is expected to deliver the following key deliverables and tasks:

a) A viability report in MS Word format covering the viability assessments of the operation;

b) Establish the full viability of the farm;

c) If it is only viable to a certain extent, how much would the CPAC be expected to support;

d) The project risk matrix must be incorporated into the report;

e) Accounting ratios to be used in the interpretation of the results;

f) Submit a MS Word report and excel sheet;

g) An excel report with the following:

    • Profit and loss statement and projected cash flow statements
    • A list of all the assumptions made for the calculations
    • The formulas should be inserted in the excel spreadsheet

h) The report should cover all elements of a viability study.

Expertise Required:

The Service Provider must be very strong in Agricultural Economics and very experienced in its application thereof.

Documents are available at Casidra SOC Ltd, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl.  Documents can also be obtained from Miss Tasneem Daniels via email on tdaniels@casidra.co.za  and for technical enquiries contact Mr Belvin Namoobe via email on bnamoobe@casidra.co.za 

Documents for the purpose of this bid include:

  1. Conditions to Submit Bid (Form CPBD 2.1 (Lump Sum)) or Standard Conditions of Contract can be viewed on the Casidra website at www. Casidra.co.za
  2. Price Form, Bill of Quantities and Schedules (Form CPBD 3.1 (Lump Sum))
  3. Scope of Works (Form CPBD 4)
  4. PPP Evaluation Form (Form CBD 5.1 (80/20))
  5. Bank Entity Form (Form CBD 7), unless the company banking information indicate “verified” on the CSD.

In accordance with Casidra’s Preferential Procurement Policy, BEE certified bids will receive preferential scores.

The successful bidder will be required to fill in and sign a Service Level Agreement (CPBD 8).

BID DEADLINE:  The closing date for the bid is 29 April 2022 strictly at 12H00.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder and the inscription “CONDUCTING VIABILITY ASSESSMENTS – BID NO. 8/2022” and placed in the bid box available at Reception of Casidra’s Head Office, 22 Louws Avenue, Southern Paarl.  No faxed, counter-to-counter courier or posted bids will be accepted.

The following documents and fully completed and signed CBD or CPBD forms, as supplied, must be valid for a period of 60 calendar days after closure of the bid and submitted as a bid packet:

  1. A completed project bid form CPBD 3.1 (Including project schedule and cash flow projection)
  2. Project schedule and cash flow projection to complete the work.
  3. Unit rates for the works on the forms as supplied.
  4. CPBD 5.1 – A detailed company profile, including the core competencies and CV’s of project team members and relevant years of experience, contact details of three work-related references that are qualified to comment on work.
  5. Tax Clearance and registration on CSD is compulsory for the principle and subcontractors.
  6. Completed and signed PPP (CBD 5.1), Bank Entity (CBD 7), unless the company banking information indicate “verified” on the CSD.
  7. A copy of the companies BEE certificate or sworn affidavit as required by CBD 5.1.

All technical enquiries can be referred to Mr. B. Namoobe at (021) 863 5000 or 082 465 0524.