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RFT - Karamui Special Economic Zone Feasibility Study 

MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT

Karamui Special Economic Zone Feasibility Study 

SCOPE OF WORKS
The contracted firm is expected to undertake the following broad tasks:
• Prepare a proposal, a workplan and associated budget for consideration and approval
by MITI;
• Conduct a desktop study to collect data and analysis of data for the viability of a largescale industrial agriculture development in Karamui;
• Conduct a field visit to collect and verify data and interview selected key stakeholders;
• Conduct an appraisal for the suitability of a large-scale industrial agriculture
development in Karamui. The appraisal should include (but is not limited to);
▪ Current land use activities;
▪ Current enabling infrastructures;
▪ Existing economic activities; and
▪ Existing social services, including education, health and law & order;
• Conduct surveys and propose the establishment of economic access roads to link the
proposed Karamui SEZ to the outside markets and essential services, and the associated
costs of establishing these road links;
• Conduct a mapping survey of the land at Karamui which is suitable for a large-scale
industrial agriculture development;
• Conduct land use potential study for the suitability of a large-scale industrial agriculture
development in Karamui;
• Identify crops of high economic value and the most suitable farming systems for
Karamui to establish these crops as a large-scale industrial agriculture development;
• Identify potential land for the state acquisition to establish a land settlement scheme
and a commercial park for downstream processing of the agricultural produces;
• Conduct pre-feasibility study of Renewable Energy Technology (RET) for reliable and
cheap electricity. Explore and propose options of Hydro power and Solar power to
provide minimum of 2MW and its associated costs;
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• Propose and cost the establishment of schools for all levels of education up to secondary
school level to cater for the proposed development;
• Propose and cost the establishment of community and district health facilities to cater
for the proposed development;
• From the appraisal of the existing and projected demands of Law & Order, propose
solutions to manage peace and order within the existing and future communities and
the associated costs for these solutions;
• Provide debriefing sessions with the MITI, Simbu Provincial Administration and the
Karamui Salt Nomane DDA representatives and stakeholders for input and feedback;
and
• Incorporate all, finalize and submit the Karamui SEZ Feasibility Study final report
containing recommendations for a large-scale industrial agriculture development in
Karamui as a Special Economic Zone. 

 

TENDER SUBMISSION
Address tender to:


Karamui SEZ Feasibility Study
Ministry of International Trade and Investment
6th Floor MRDC Haus, Downtown, Port Moresby
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (675) 74116070
Email: info@miti.gov.pg
Attention: Dr Deane Woruba


Tenders are to be received by January 31st 2023.
Successful tender will be informed within two (2) weeks of the closing date.