EDF — Long-term technical assistance with implementing the territorial development support programme (PADT) — 11th EDF

Country: Benin
Language: EN FR
Number: 313846
Publication date: 25-02-2017
Source: TED
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Description

1.Publication reference:EuropeAid/138772/IH/SER/BJ.

2.Procedure:Restricted.

3.Programme name:Territorial development support programme (Programme d"appui au développement territorial – PADT) — 11th FED/BJ/FED/038-572.

4.Financing:Financing agreement No BJ/FED/038-572.

5.Contracting authority:Republic of Benin, Ministry of Economy and Finance, EDF National Authorising Officer, Cotonou, BENIN.

6.Nature of the contract:Unit price.

7.Contract description:The aim of this contract is to recruit a technical assistance team in order to support the implementation of complementary support envisaged under the PADT.Its specific aims are to:— strengthen the capacities of parties involved in implementing the national decentralisation policy (Politique nationale de décentralisation – Ponadec), specifically (i) the Ministry of Decentralisation and Local Governance and its dedicated structures; (ii) devolved services, especially the prefectures and the departmental directorates of the Ministry of the Living Environment and Sustainable Development, and— help provide the parties involved in the Ponadec, at different levels (central, devolved and decentralised), with efficient and appropriate means and resources to strengthen capacities by supporting (i) the Local Government Training Centre (CeFAL); (ii) the design and/or update, development and assimilation/implementation of instruments, tools and methodological supports to ensure the effectiveness of said parties" assignments.

8.Indicative budget:2 500 000 EUR.

9.Scheduled date for publication of the contract notice:31.3.2017.

10.Additional information:Not applicable.

11.Legal basis: Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and the European Community and its Member States, 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.