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.
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 supply of various office and cartographic
equipment for establishing Regional Planning Units in Amhara,
Oromia, South and Tigray Regional State, that would enable them to
have a fully fledged planning institution fro urban development
planning enable them to have a fully fledged planning institution
for urban development planning and implementation activities, fro
which this invitation for bids is issued.
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:
Schedule (shipment) in weeks from the date of opening of
Laptops, Printers, software etc.
Cartographic equipment with map reduction & enlargement;
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 local bidders. 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 the lot in which case the purchaser
will evaluate and award the contract (s) for each item in a lot.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding document at UDCBO, P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 66 88 07/66 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. local time).
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).
must be delivered to the address below on or below 2:00 P.M. on July
29, 2005. And must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than
2% (Two percent) of the total bid value.
shall be opened in the presence of bidders or their authorized
representatives who choose to attend at 2:00 P.M. on July 29, 2005
in the conference room of the UDCBO.
Urban Development Capacity Building
Tel. 66 88 07 Or 66 13 20
Fax No. 65 22 42
P.O. Box 3040
Near Lucas Pharmacy on Debre Zeit Road