Bid No.


Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

June 28, 2005

Opening Date

Septembers 2, 2005



Bid Category





1.      This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business issue No. 587 Volume 25 of July 31st, 2005.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association towards the cost of Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Delivery Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payment under contract for the surveying equipment: Walkie-Talkie, GPS & Total stations with all accessories for establishing Regional Planning Units in Amhara, Oromia, South and Tigray Regional State, that would enable them to have a fully fledged planning institution for urban development planning and implementation activities, fro which this invitation for bids is issued.

3.      The Urban Development Capacity Office (UDCBO), of the Ministry of Federal Affairs,  now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of the following office equipment:

Lot No.

Description of Item


Delivery Schedule (shipment) in weeks from the date of opening of operation L/C


Walkie-Talkie, GPS with Two Rover receivers & Total Stations with all accessories



4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive bidding procedures specified in he World Bank's guidelines: Procurement under IBRD loans and IDA credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines. Bidders have to bid for all items in the lot. Bids will be evaluated and contracts awarded for all items in the lot taking into account discounts offered, if any, for lowest evaluated cost of all items which would be the bases for award of the contract (s). Bidders not giving a technically responsive offer for at least 80% of the item in a lot will be treated as incomplete and rejected as non-responsive unless no complete Bid is received for all the items in lot in which case the purchaser will evaluate and award the contract (s) for each item in a lot.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at UDCBO, P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 66 88 07 or 66 13 20, Fax No. 65 22 42, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday to Friday during Office Hours (8:00 A.M.-12:00 noon, 1:00 P.M. -5:00 P.M. local time).

6.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to address above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 100 (One Hundred Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in the form of cash or casher's check. The bid document may be mailed to overseas bidders upon payment of a fee of additional Eth. Birr 100 (One Hundred Birr).

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or below 2:00 P.M. on September 9, 2005. And must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% (Two percent) of the total bid value.

8.     Bids shall be opened in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives who choose to attend at 2:00 P.M. on Septembers 2, 2005 in the conference room of the UDCBO.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
Tel. 66 88 07 Or 66 13 20, Fax No. 65 22 42, P.O. Box 3040
Near Lucas Pharmacy on Debre Zeit Road


Bids (Tenders) are obtained from "The Ethiopian Herald" which is published by Ethiopian Press Agency. All rights reserved.

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