Changes1.Publication reference

EuropeAid/140555/IH/SER/MULTI

2.Procedure

Restricted

3.Programme title

Local Development Programme along the Litani River Basin — LRB

4.Financing

Financing agreement: ENI/2017/040-299

5.Contracting Authority

Council for Development &Reconstruction -CDR/Economic & Social Fund for Development - ESFD, Beirut, LEBANON

6.Nature of contract

Fee-based

7.Contract description

The scope of this contract includes the provision of technical assistance to the contracting authority in order to assist enterprises along the Litani River Basin to meet the national environmental standards in a cost effective manner. It also includes the provision of business advisory services to the targeted enterprises in need for a loan to execute the recommended environmental actions. Clients who have no previous experience of the formal banking sector will need help to prepare cash flow projections, and loan applications to ESFD partner banks with the necessary follow up.

8.Indicative budget

1 050 000 EUR

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

December 2019

10.Additional information

Not applicable

11.Legal basis

Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action and the European Neighborhood Instrument (Regulation (EU) No 232/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing a European Neighborhood Instrument (OJ L77/27 of 15.3.2014).

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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.

Publication Date2019-11-11
CountryLebanon
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationCouncil for Development &Reconstruction -CDR/Economic & Social Fund for Development - ESFD
TownBeirut
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)