Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute-Agricultural Research and Training Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

November 17, 2005

Opening Date

January 10, 2006


Bid Category




1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no.: None

2.      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 payments under the Contract for the procurement of Books.

3.      The Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute-Agricultural Research and Training Project now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply and delivery of Books.  Bidders are required to quote a technically responsive bid at least for 80% of the line item.  Bidders who have not quoted technically responsive bid for at least 80% of the line items in the lot, and for 100% of the quantities for each line item will be considered as incomplete and rejected as non-responsive.

4.      Bidding will conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRO Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from ARTP and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00A.M.and 2:00-5:00 P.M. (local time) Monday-Friday.

6.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of November 18, 2005 (Monday-Friday: 9:00 A.M.-12 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 400 (Four Hundred) or USD 47 (USD Forty Severn) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.  The method of payment will be Cash or Cashier Check.  The bidding documents will be sent by first class mail for overseas bidders who send a Crossed Bank Draft of Birr 460 (Four Hundred Sixty Birr) or USD 54 (Fifty Four USD) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the document to the address given below.

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:00 P.M. (local time) on January 10, 2006.  Electronic bidding will not be permitted.  Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 2:30 P.M. (local time) on January 10, 2006.  All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% of the bid price or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute-
Agricultural Research & Training Project
Dr.Asfaw Zelleke-Project Director
Tel. 251-1-46 34 68 Or 251-14 45 44 16
Fax 251-1-46 03 78 Or 251-1-46 12 94

P.O. Box 452 Code 1110

Addis Ababa


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