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Services - 375809-2019

09/08/2019    S153

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - TA to the ACP Smallholder Financing Facility

2019/S 153-375809

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98-100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: eib-cpcm-procurement@eib.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eib.org
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eib.org/en/about/procurement/calls-technical-assistance/aa-000619001
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=5304
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

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

TA to the ACP Smallholder Financing Facility

Reference number: AA-000619-001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66171000 Financial consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The TA programme is designed to complement an EIB loan allocated to 3 micro finance institutions under the Smallholder Financing Facility. It will be delivered via 3 components:

Component 1: Provide tailor-made capacity building activities for MFIs to reinforce financial and social performance with a view to improving agricultural lending practices in line with the requirements of the financing facility.

Component 2: Improve local capacity to promote good agricultural practices and responsible animal husbandry.

Component 3: Provide Financial Literacy training and Business Development Services to Final Beneficiaries.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
80400000 Adult and other education services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Ivory Coast and Uganda (see terms of reference for more details)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in section I.3.

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: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority may, at its own discretion and subject to the availability of funding, extend the scope and duration of the project to cover additional services.

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:

African, Caribbean, & Pacific Countries (ACP) Investment Facility - Cotonou Agreement

II.2.14)Additional information

See Internet address provided in section I.3.

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:

See Internet address provided in section I.3.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

See Internet address provided in section I.3.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/09/2019
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/10/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

EIB Headquarters in Luxembourg

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Upon request, the written record of the opening of the tenders will be provided to economic operators who submitted a tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/08/2019