Published date: 23 September 2019

Awarded opportunity - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 3 October 2018

Contract summary


  • Foreign economic-aid-related services - 75211200

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

DFID 8232 Contract Award

Published date

23 September 2019

Closing date

3 October 2018

Contract start date

9 March 2019

Contract end date

8 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



CASA seeks to drive changes in the ways in which investors view and invest in agribusinesses that work with smallholder supply chains. Specifically, CASA will increase economic opportunities for smallholder farmers by:
Demonstrating the commercial viability of agribusinesses with significant smallholder supply chains and attracting more investment into these businesses;
Deepening the smallholder impact of investments made by development finance institutions and impact investors;
Enabling more smallholder farmers to engage with and trade into commercial markets.

More information



Additional text

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Award information

Awarded date

8 March 2019

Contract start date

9 March 2019

Contract end date

8 March 2024

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

Niras, A/S


Sotorvet 5,
4th Floor,
1371 Copenhagen K,



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Supplier is VCSE?


About the buyer

Contact name

Public Enquiry Point


Department for International Development (DFID)
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA


Closing: 3 October 2018