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Title: AHDB Service Delivery under AHDBs Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) Project 2022
Published by: AHDB
Publication Date: 14/01/2022
Deadline Date: 11/02/2022
Deadline Time: 15:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

AHDB have successfully secured funding as part of the Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) project, second phase (known as the ‘Interim Phase’). The funding is to provide resilience support to farmers and land managers in England to help them prepare for the Agricultural Transition period (2021 to 2027). Information about AHDB can be found here http://www.ahdb.org.uk

Lot 1 - North and Midlands: Due to an extension to AHDB’s contract from 1st March 2022 to 31st August 2022, extra capacity is required, to deliver the AHDB Farm Business Review service, as such a minimum of 200 FBR half day consultations and 40 Agri-Business Appraisals are required from suppliers who can cover Northern England and the Midlands.

It is anticipated that to achieve these figures, contracts will be awarded to more than one supplier. Delivery/activity can take place from 1st March to 30th June 2022, with July and August being used to wind down the project, pay invoices and run final reporting information and evaluation.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

AHDB

Stoneleigh Park

Kenilworth

SW1P 3JR

UK

Telephone: +44 2072385921

E-mail: procurement@ahdb.org.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: WWW.AHDB.ORG.UK

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk/


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Agriculture

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

AHDB Service Delivery under AHDBs Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) Project 2022

Reference number: 2021-537

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79400000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

AHDB have successfully secured funding as part of the Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) project, second phase (known as the ‘Interim Phase’). The funding is to provide resilience support to farmers and land managers in England to help them prepare for the Agricultural Transition period (2021 to 2027). Information about AHDB can be found here http://www.ahdb.org.uk

The tender is split into 2 Lots:

Lot 1 - North and Midlands: Due to an extension to AHDB’s contract from 1st March 2022 to 31st August 2022, extra capacity is required, to deliver the AHDB Farm Business Review service, as such a minimum of 200 FBR half day consultations and 40 Agri-Business Appraisals are required from suppliers who can cover Northern England and the Midlands.

Lot 2 - South: Due to an extension to AHDB’s contract from 1st March 2022 to 31st August 2022, extra capacity is required, to deliver the AHDB Farm Business Review service, as such a minimum of 800 FBR half day consultations and 160 Agri-Business Appraisals are required from suppliers who can cover Southern England i.e. East of England, South East and the South West.

Suppliers can bid on one or both Lots. It is anticipated that to achieve these figures, contracts will be awarded to more than one supplier. Delivery/activity can take place from 1st March to 30th June 2022, with July and August being used to wind down the project, pay invoices and run final reporting information and evaluation.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

North and Midlands

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC

UKD

UKE

UKF

UKG

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

AHDB have successfully secured funding as part of the Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) project, second phase (known as the ‘Interim Phase’). The funding is to provide resilience support to farmers and land managers in England to help them prepare for the Agricultural Transition period (2021 to 2027). Information about AHDB can be found here http://www.ahdb.org.uk

Lot 1 - North and Midlands: Due to an extension to AHDB’s contract from 1st March 2022 to 31st August 2022, extra capacity is required, to deliver the AHDB Farm Business Review service, as such a minimum of 200 FBR half day consultations and 40 Agri-Business Appraisals are required from suppliers who can cover Northern England and the Midlands.

It is anticipated that to achieve these figures, contracts will be awarded to more than one supplier. Delivery/activity can take place from 1st March to 30th June 2022, with July and August being used to wind down the project, pay invoices and run final reporting information and evaluation.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

South

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH

UKJ

UKK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

AHDB have successfully secured funding as part of the Defra Future Farming Resilience Fund (FFRF) project, second phase (known as the ‘Interim Phase’). The funding is to provide resilience support to farmers and land managers in England to help them prepare for the Agricultural Transition period (2021 to 2027). Information about AHDB can be found here http://www.ahdb.org.uk

Lot 2 - South: Due to an extension to AHDB’s contract from 1st March 2022 to 31st August 2022, extra capacity is required, to deliver the AHDB Farm Business Review service, as such a minimum of 800 FBR half day consultations and 160 Agri-Business Appraisals are required from suppliers who can cover Southern England i.e. East of England, South East and the South West.

It is anticipated that to achieve these figures, contracts will be awarded to more than one supplier. Delivery/activity can take place from 1st March to 30th June 2022, with July and August being used to wind down the project, pay invoices and run final reporting information and evaluation.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/02/2022

Local time: 15:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/02/2022

Local time: 15:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: IF YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED ON DEFRA’S E-TENDERING PORTAL PLEASE GO STRAIGHT TO STEP 2 BELOW.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

AHDB

Kenilworth

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/01/2022


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