Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization-Agricultural Research and Training Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

June 14, 2005

Opening Date

July 18, 2005


Bid Category

IT & Office Equipment



1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Agricultural Research and Training Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payment under the contract fro the procurement of IT and Office Equipment.

2.      The Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization-Agricultural Research and Training Project (ARTP) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders fro the supply and delivery of the following IT and Office Equipment. Bidders have the option to bid for one or more of the lots and bidders are required to quote at least 80% of technically responsive items in a lot, and for 100% of the quantities for each item.

Bidders who have not quoted at least 80% technically responsive items in the lot and for 100% of the quantities for each item will be considered as incomplete and rejected as non-responsive.

Lot No. 1


Quantity (In line items)

Lot 1

Computer and Accessories


Item No. 1

Desk top Computers


Item No. 2

UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)


Item No. 3 

Laser Jet Printer


Item No. 4

Color Printers


Item No. 5

Dot Matrix Printer


Item No. 6

Lap top Computers


Item No. 7

Document Scanners (flat bed type)


Item No. 8

Personal Digital Assistants


Item No. 9

Back up Type Drives



Lot No.


Quantity (In line items)

Lot 2

Optical & Audio Visual Equipment


Item No. 1

Digital Camera


Item No. 2

Overhead projectors


Lot 3

Office Equipment


Item No. 1



Item No. 2

Fax Machines


3.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) Procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all potential suppliers in the list from eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the project coordination office of ARTP and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 09:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. (Local time) during working days, Monday to Friday.

5.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of June 17, 2005 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 A.M-12:00 noon and 2:00-5:00 P.M. on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 200 (Two Hundred). The method of payment will be cash or cashers' check.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:30 P.M. on July 18, 2005. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security 2 percent of the bid price or in an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 3:00 P.M. on July 18, 2005.


Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization
Agricultural Research & Training Project
Dr. Asfaw Zelleke-Project Director
Tel. 251-1-46 34 68 Or 251-1-45 44 16
Fax 251-1- 46 03 78
P.O. Box 452 Code 1110
Addis Ababa


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