Works - 150084-2017

21/04/2017    S78    External aid programmes - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

Mali-Bamako: EDF — Works to develop an irrigated perimeter of 2 500 ha in the M'Béwani rice zone

2017/S 078-150084

Prior information notice for a works contract

'Office du Niger'/Ségou region

Republic of Mali

 1.Publication reference:


Open invitation to tender.

Sector-based reform contract — food, nutrition and sustainable agriculture sector (focus on rice sector and governance — 'Office du Niger').

— Budget heading: FEDF-BFEDF-
— Financing agreement FED/2016/038-972.
 5.Contracting authority:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and African Integration, Europe Directorate, EDF National Authorising Officer by delegation, Bamako, MALI.
 6.Contract description:

The contract involves constructing the irrigation infrastructure for the exploitation of 2 500 ha (with complete management of the water resources) in the M'Béwani zone of the 'Office du Niger'. The principal works are outlined as follows:
— excavation of the primary, secondary and tertiary irrigation and drainage networks of the M'Béwani perimeter,
— construction of living quarters and offices for the works overseeing and inspection assignment at M'Béwani,
— installation of water regulation hydraulic structures,
— excavation of the main access paths to the perimeter,
— soil development for crops (including subdivision of land parcels).
 7.Indicative number and title of lots:

1 lot only.
 8.Scheduled publication date of the contract notice:

NB: the scheduled publication date of this prior information notice is 24.4.2017 at the latest.
 9.Additional information:

Not applicable.
 10.Legal basis:

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and the European Community and its Member States, signed in Cotonou on 23.6.2000, as amended in Luxembourg on 25.6.2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22.6.2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision No 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the contract notice. Applications or requests for information must not be sent at this stage.