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This is a prior information notice (PIN) only: Publication and call for competition will be conducted once scope of work is fully defined and approved. This programme will address barriers to social and economic empowerment of adolescent girls, ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for International Development
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elaine Collins
Telephone: +44 1355843265
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM95

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development/about/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Programme for Adolescent Girls DRC.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a prior information notice (PIN) only: Publication and call for competition will be conducted once scope of work is fully defined and approved. This programme will address barriers to social and economic empowerment of adolescent girls, including a focus on social norms and behavioural change. It will take an issue-based approach and tackle barriers found across DFID DRC programmes, for example around early marriage, domestic violence, and family planning. The new women and girls programme will be closely linked with the DFID DRC provincial strategy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DFID DRC is in the process of developing a business case for adolescent girls in the DRC. This new programme will build on learning from DFID DRC's current programme for adolescent girls, La Pepiniere. The programme is at early stages of development and has not yet been approved for funding. If approved, the procurement for the programme will be launched towards the end of 2017. Contracting and programme implementation is anticipated to start in the first half of 2018. DFID DRC is planning to hold an event in Kinshasa in early September 2017 to share information with organisations who are interested to learn more about the programme and to share comments on initial ideas emerging.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/03/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/08/2017