Services - 150086-2017

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

Mali-Bamako: EDF — Technical assistance for overseeing and inspecting the works to develop an irrigated perimeter of 2 500 ha in the M'Béwani rice zone and conducting a diagnostic study on the drainage system

2017/S 078-150086

Prior information notice regarding the service

Republic of Mali

 1.Publication reference:


Restricted 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/2016/38972.
 5.Contracting authority:

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

Unit-price service.
 7.Contract description:

The following services shall be provided under the assignment:
• overseeing and inspecting the hydro-agricultural development works over 2 500 ha as well as ancillary works in the M'Béwani zone of the 'Office du Niger',
• monitoring compliance with environmental measures within the context of said works,
• conducting a diagnostic study on the drainage system of the M'Béwani rice zone, including making proposals on how to improve drainage and reuse water from discharge areas for various production types (pasturage, fuel wood, etc.).
 8.Indicative budget:

1 000 000 EUR.
 9.Scheduled publication date of the contract notice:

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

Not applicable.
 11.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.


At least 30 calendar days must elapse between publication of this prior information notice and publication of the corresponding contract notice.

Applications or requests for information must not be sent at this stage.