Changes1.Publication reference

EuropeAid/140587/DH/SER/UZ

2.Procedure

Restricted

3.Programme title

Agriculture Sector Budget Support and Complementary Assistance for Uzbekistan

4.Financing

Budget line: BGUE-B2019-21.020300-C1-DEVCO

5.Contracting Authority

European Union, Brussels, BELGIUM represented by the European Commission on behalf of and for the account of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

6.Nature of contract

Fee-based

7.Contract description

The overall objective of the sector reform performance contract of which this contract will be a part is: to contribute to the implementation of the Uzbekistan Agri-Food Development Strategy 2020-2030 and its Roadmap, which aim is to develop a competitive, market and export-oriented Uzbekistan Agri-food Sector that will increase farm incomes, create new jobs, enhance food security and ensure the sustainable use of natural resources. The purpose of this contract is to provide an Agriculture Support and Knowledge Facility (ASK) to assist the Government of Uzbekistan in creating an enabling policy and regulatory environment and strengthening key institutional capacities, in particular agri-food advisory services.

8.Indicative budget

6 000 000 EUR.

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice

January 2020

10.Additional information

N/a

11.Legal basis(1)

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 DCI — See Annex A2 of the practical guide.

Please be aware that after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the rules of access to EU procurement procedures of economic operators established in third countries will apply to:

Candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom depending on the outcome of negotiations. In case such access is not provided by legal provisions in force, candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom could be rejected from the procurement procedure.

(1) Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).

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 Date2019-12-09
CountryBelgium
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationEuropean Union
TownBrussels
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

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