Dienstleistungen - 430961-2022

05/08/2022    S150

Norway-Oslo: Research consultancy services

2022/S 150-430961

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Norad – Direktoratet for utviklingssamarbeid
National registration number: 971 277 882
Postal address: Pb 8034 Dep.
Town: Oslo
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
Postal code: 0030
Country: Norway
Contact person: Hajo Schmidt-Horix
E-mail: Hajo.Schmidt-Horix@norad.no
Telephone: +47 23980000
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.norad.no
Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/336555
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Evaluation of Norwegian international climate and forest initiative's civil society support scheme

Reference number: 2200438
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) has been in operation since 2008, with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. NICFI represent a central initiative within Norwegian development aid. Since the beginning of the initiative, approximately NOK 5.9 billion, has been allocated to, or through, civil society organisations. Approximately NOK 4 billion of that funding has been managed by Norad through the Civil Society Support Scheme, allocated by four rounds of competitive bidding, covering the periods 2009-12, 2013-15, 2016-20 and 2021-25.

The main purpose of this evaluation is to provide the Ministry of Climate and Environment with information that can be used to adjust Norad’s management of the civil society support scheme, improve effectiveness of the ongoing implementation of the Civil Society Support Scheme (2021 -2025) and for planning future Civil Society Support Scheme (if decided).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
73300000 Design and execution of research and development
75100000 Administration services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) has been in operation since 2008, with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. NICFI represent a central initiative within Norwegian development aid. Since the beginning of the initiative, approximately NOK 5.9 billion, has been allocated to, or through, civil society organisations. Approximately NOK 4 billion of that funding has been managed by Norad through the Civil Society Support Scheme, allocated by four rounds of competitive bidding, covering the periods 2009-12, 2013-15, 2016-20 and 2021-25.

The main purpose of this evaluation is to provide the Ministry of Climate and Environment with information that can be used to adjust Norad’s management of the civil society support scheme, improve effectiveness of the ongoing implementation of the Civil Society Support Scheme (2021 -2025) and for planning future Civil Society Support Scheme (if decided).

The assignement has a timeframe of 1500-1800 consultancy hours, and shall be conducted by june 2023.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Relevant qulifications / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach / Weighting: 35
Price - Weighting: 30
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 093-258112
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

Evaluation of Norwegian international climate and forest initiative's civil society support scheme

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo Tingrett
Town: Oslo
Country: Norway
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Klagenemnda for offentlige anskaffelser
Town: Bergen
Country: Norway
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Norad
Town: Oslo
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/08/2022