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Title: Cross Border Conflict Research Programme
Published by: Department for International Development
Publication Date: 22/05/2020
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Research will examine factors in conflict ‘hubs’ and X Border ‘spokes’ and innovating conflict responses in an era of X Border conflict. Applying technology based tools to assess the conflicts outlined in the research programme will enable researchers to identify key cross border patterns and track how conflict, migration and financial flows connect between conflict affected areas. Research and method will be proposed in the bidding process and refined as the programme starts.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Department for International Development

Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road

East Kilbride

G75 8EA

UK

Contact person: Fiona Crawford

E-mail: F-Crawford@dfid.gov.uk

NUTS: 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.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

Other: International Development

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Cross Border Conflict Research Programme

Reference number: PO 8497 & PO 8498

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

DFID has approved through the X Border Conflict Evidence, Policy and Trends (XCEPT) programme to fund new, operationally-relevant research on cross border conflict across the Middle East, Asia and Horn of Africa. This will examine the trans-national networks and narratives that connect them, including flows of people, weapons and resources and provide evidence based options for how international actors should innovate and respond. This will be delivered through:

Lot 1: X Border Conflict Dynamics/Response (GBP 12 772 500); and

Lot 2: Violent and Peaceful Behaviour (GBP 5 772 500).

DFID intends to award these contracts for an initial term of 5 years. DFID may extend the duration up to an additional 2.5 years

This requirement IS NOT subject to the Public Contracts Regulation 2015 and Directive 2014/24/EU by virtue of the applicability of Regulation 14. DFID is therefore publishing voluntarily for the purposes of publicity only.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 18 544 992.00 GBP

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Cross Border Conflict Research Programme — Violent and Peaceful Behaviour

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM95

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Research will examine factors in conflict ‘hubs’ and X Border ‘spokes’ and innovating conflict responses in an era of X Border conflict. Applying technology based tools to assess the conflicts outlined in the research programme will enable researchers to identify key cross border patterns and track how conflict, migration and financial flows connect between conflict affected areas. Research and method will be proposed in the bidding process and refined as the programme starts.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Technical criteria / Weighting: 60

Cost criterion: Commercial criteria / Weighting: 40

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

DFID will award a contract for an initial term of 60 months with a value up to GBP 12 772 493. The contract will include an extension option of up to 30 months, in the event of which the contract may increase up to a maximum of GBP 6 386 250. DFID reserves the right to scale back or discontinue this programme at any point in line with the terms and conditions. DFID may also scale up the programme should it prove to be having a strong impact and has the potential to yield better results.

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

Cross Border Conflict Research — Violent and Peaceful Behaviour

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

73210000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM95

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Research will examine networks operating between major conflicts including Afghanisatan, through Iran to the Middle East, through the Levant, North Africa and the Gulf to East Africa. Research will include technology based methods (e.g, satellite and aerial imagery, financial data, gro-tracking, communications and/or social media) complemented by quantitative and qualitative field work.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Technical criteria / Weighting: 60

Cost criterion: Commercial criteria / Weighting: 40

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

DFID will award a contract for an initial term of 60 months with a value up to GBP 5 772 499. The contract will include an extension option of up to 30 months, in the event of which the contract may increase up to a maximum of GBP 2 886 250. DFID reserves the right to scale back or discontinue this programme at any point in line with DFID terms and conditions. DFID may also scale up the programme should it be having a strong impact and has the potential to yield better results.

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

Restricted procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 065-151978

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1

Contract No: 8497

Title: Cross Border Conflict Research Programme — Conflict Dynamics/Response

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

11/05/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 5

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Chemonics International Inc

1717 H Street NW

Washington

20006

US

E-mail: smudge@chemonics.com

NUTS: 00

Internet address(es)

URL: www.chemonics.com

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 12 772 500.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot: 12 772 493.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted

Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties

Proportion: 50 %

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2

Contract No: 8498

Title: Cross Border Conflict Research Programme — Violent and Peaceful Behaviour

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

07/04/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 3

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Chemonics International Inc

1717 H Street NW

Washington

20006

US

E-mail: smudge@chemonics.com

NUTS: 00

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 5 772 499.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted

Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties

Proportion: 70 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Tracey Tulloch Department for International Development

Eaglesham Road

East Kilbride

G75 8EA

UK

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Tracey Tulloch, Department for International Development

Eaglesham Road

East Kilbride

G75 8EA

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18/05/2020


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73000000Research and development services and related consultancy servicesResearch and Development
73210000Research consultancy servicesResearch and development consultancy services

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