Services - 222891-2022

29/04/2022    S84

Malawi-Lilongwe: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

2022/S 084-222891

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

The legal basis of this procedure is Regulation (EU) N° 2021/947 establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe (NDICI)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union, represented by the European Commission
Town: Lilongwe
NUTS code: MW Malawi
Postal code: N/A
Country: Malawi
E-mail: delegation-malawi-cfp-tenders@eeas.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/index_en
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=10892
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=10892
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Support to Preservation, Restoration and Regeneration of Malawi’s Natural Resource Base and Diverse Ecosystem

Reference number: INTPA/LLW/2022/EA-RP/0023
II.1.2)Main CPV code
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The proposed contract will involve the provision of technical assistant to support implementation of decentralized territorial relevant actions aimed at preservation, restoration and regeneration of Malawi’s natural resource base and diverse ecosystem. The support will be targeted to all relevant central level government ministries/departments and all districts eligible to participate in a call for proposals for implementation of actions in an integrated manner. At central level, the support will entail a coordinated approach to policies and strategies and support effective implementation of actions at the decentralized level. At the district level, specific support will be provided to develop sound and evidence based proposals that will be submitted to the EU for funding. Further support will be provided to the districts that will receive grants in specific technical, procurement and financial management areas of interest.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: MW Malawi
Main site or place of performance:

Malawi (Southern Africa Region)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support to Preservation, Restoration and Regeneration of Malawi’s Natural Resource Base and Diverse Ecosystem

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Greening and Growing Malawi Programme

II.2.14)Additional information

Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, up to the estimated amount of 25%, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new services or works are in conformity with the same basic project.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The economic and financial capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The professional and technical capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 050-126013
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/05/2022
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 02/07/2022
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3. For any additional information, please refer to the document A5f "Additional information about the Contract Notice".

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/04/2022