EDF — Technical assistance support for the high value crops and horticulture project (HVCHP)

Country: Swaziland
Language: EN
Number: 306683
Publication date: 24-02-2017
Source: TED

Description

1.Publication reference:EuropeAid/138752/IH/SER/SZ.

2.Procedure:Restricted.

3.Programme title:High value crops and horticulture project (HVCHP).

4.Financing:11th EDF financing agreement.

5.Contracting authority:The Government of Swaziland represented by the National Authorising Officer for the EDF, Ministry of Economic Planning and Development (MEPD), Mbabane, SWAZILAND.

6.Nature of contract:Fee-based.

7.Contract description:The purpose of the contract is to assist the Ministry of Agriculture and its relevant parastatals in the implementation of the project, including the provision of technical expertise tasks, comprising oversight and monitoring functions, financial control and EDF procedures and programme estimate management. Indicatively 1 800 person-months of long-term and short-term expert time is foreseen. The contract is part of the HVCHP, which aims at supporting commercial high-impact commodity chains with a focus on horticulture, thereby substituting predominant imports. In addition to development of irrigation and marketing infrastructure, the projects seek to strengthen market finding, production planning, production, packing and collection of products.

8.Indicative budget:1 765 000 EUR.

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice:April 2017.

10.Additional information:Currently TA support under the projects is ongoing in respect of design and supervision services and in the areas of market finding and establishing a market information system; other TA support is being provided under another EU-funded programme, which is coming to an end in late 2017.

11.Legal basis: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 No 1/2014 of the ACP–EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.


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