As prescribed in 225.7798-6(b), use the clause at 252.225-7986, Requirement for Products or Services from the African Host Nation–Djibouti (DEVIATION 2017-O0009), in solicitations and contracts that provide a preference for products or services from the African host nation—Djibouti in accordance with 225.7798-3(a)(2) (DEVIATION 2017-O0009).
REQUIREMENT FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES FROM THE AFRICAN HOST NATION–DJIBOUTI (SEP 2017) (DEVIATION 2017-O0009)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause–
“African host nation’’ means the African nation in which there is a requirement for supplies or services in support of DoD activities in a covered African country, and which allows the Armed Forces and supplies of the United States to be located on, to operate in, or to be transported through its territory.
“Covered African country’’ means a country in Africa that has signed a long-term agreement with the United States related to the basing or operational needs of the United States Armed Forces. Djibouti is a covered African country.
‘‘Product or service from the African host nation—Djibouti’’ means–
(1) A product from Djibouti that is wholly grown, mined, manufactured, or produced in Djibouti; or
(2) A service, including construction, from Djibouti that is performed by a person or entity that—
(i) Is properly licensed or registered by appropriate authorities of Djibouti; and
(ii) As determined by the Chief of Mission concerned—
(A) Is operating primarily in Djibouti; or
(B) Is making a significant contribution to the economy of Djibouti through payment of taxes or use of products, materials, or labor that are primarily grown, mined, manufactured, produced, or sourced from Djibouti.
(b)(1) The Contractor shall provide only products or services from the African host nation—Djibouti, unless, in its offer, it specified that it would provide products or services other than products or services from the African host nation—Djibouti.
(2) For construction contracts, the Contractor is encouraged, but not required, to use construction material from the African host nation—Djibouti).
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