Project details

Overview

Project title

Malawi-Lilongwe: Technical Assistance to Enhance Farmer Capacity in Agribusiness and Sustainability of Irrigation Schemes and Development of Feasibility Studies for Potential Irrigation Sites

Country Programme / Action Plan
Prior information notice
15 Apr 2019
Forecast modification / Corrigendum
17 Apr 2019

Published

15 April 2019

Budget

1 600 000 EUR


Procurement type

Services

Reference

ECZ232122-External aid programmes

Funding Agency

EC - European Commission


Countries

Malawi

Malawi-Lilongwe: Technical Assistance to Enhance Farmer Capacity in Agribusiness and Sustainability of Irrigation Schemes and Development of Feasibility Studies for Potential Irrigation Sites

2019/S 074-174266

Location — Malawi

Service Prior Information Notice
1.Publication reference

-
2.Procedure

Restricted
3.Programme title

Kulima-Promoting farming in Malawi
4.Financing

Financing Agreement No MW/FED/038-578
5.Contracting Authority

The Government of Malawi, represented by the National Authorising Officer Support Unit, Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Lilongwe, MALAWI
6.Nature of contract

Fee-based
7.Contract description

Kulima Programme aims to contribute to increased growth and an expanded commercial agriculture base while also tackling the long term aspects related to improved food and nutrition security. The contract will involve the provision of technical assistance to irrigation schemes in the fields of strengthening farmer cooperatives, agribusiness and value chains, water users associations, sustainable catchment management and carrying out feasibility studies for potential irrigations sites.
8.Indicative budget

1 600 000,00 EUR
9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

May 2019
10.Additional information

Not Applicable
11.Legal basis(1)

Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, 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 1/2014 of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.
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Remarks:

There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding Contract Notice.

No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.