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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Ali Stevenson
NUTS code: UKM38
Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) Phase 2.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
DFID have now prepared a new programme of support to the SADC Water Sector under their Regional Strategic Action Plan IV on Integrated Water Resources Management (2016 - 2020). This has 2 components — a capacity building and information strengthening component primarily delivered by GIZ in close collaboration with the SADC Water Division, and a second phase of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF).
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
DFID has engaged in Transboundary Water Management and Development in Southern Africa since 2008 and scaled that support up in 2012. The objectives of the previous phase of support were to:
1. Establish and strengthen River Basin Organisations (RBOs) and other regional institutions with a mandate to manage shared water resources; 2. Improve the collection, sharing and dissemination of hydrological data (e.g. on flood risk or water quality) 3. Plan, design, mobilise finance for, and build small-scale and strategic water infrastructure.
DFID's iTo appoint a Service Provider to manage a component of DFID Southern Africa's support to Transboundary Water Resource Management in Southern Africa — the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility Phase 2 (CRIDF II). The Service Provider will: Take responsibility for the overall programme and financial management of CRIDF II, including the accurate pricing and budgeting of selected projects and activities.
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
- No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to open procedure
- Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
The Department for International Development intends to enter into a Negotiation without Prior Publication.
The open procedure published on 21.11.2016 was conducted and resulted in one bid submitted. Subsequently, the lead contractor within has voluntarily withdrawn involvement from this live procurement leaving no potential implementing partner to implement CRIDF Phase II. In light of this, the bid submitted is therefore no longer suitable in response to the open procedure published. This subsequent withdrawal has resulted from events unforeseeable by The Department for International Development.
A gap in construction of works would lead to the likely failure to complete on-going infrastructure projects resulting in a significant reduction in the number of beneficiaries, significant reputational damage with a wide range of implementing partners, contractors, supporting SADC governments and other stakeholders. To ensure continuity of supply and to ensure safe transition of projects, CRIDFII requires to be implemented with extreme urgency.
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Section V: Award of contract/concession
V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
NUTS code: UKF14
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: