Published date: 20 March 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 23 April 2018

Contract summary


  • Foreign economic-aid-related services - 75211200

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

DFID 8232 Contract Notice

Published date

20 March 2018

Closing date

23 April 2018

Contract start date

5 October 2018

Contract end date

4 October 2023

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?



The Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) programme which aims to increase sustainable investment in 2 / 6 agribusinesses with smallholder supply chains and increase the involvement of poorer smallholders in those supply chains, with demonstrably higher incomes. These outcomes will drive impacts of increased smallholder incomes, improved food security and inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Key cross-cutting priorities will be women's economic empowerment, nutrition and climate resilience. The following components of the CASA programme are included in this procurement: Component A) Country level value chain activities (Lot 1) Component B) Emerging Smallholder Facility (Lot 2) Component C) Learning, Communication and Monitoring activities (Lot 1)

More information


Additional text

All relevant information relating to this Contract Notice can be found on the DFID Supplier Portal where suppliers can register their interest directly.

If you are not already registered as a supplier on the DFID Supplier Portal please follow the guidance which can be found on the top left of the home page:

About the buyer

Contact name

Emma Gannon


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


Closing: 23 April 2018