Bid No.


Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

August 3, 2006

Opening Date

September 25, 2006


Bid Category

Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Project



1.      This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in the United Nations Development Business, issue No. 587 Volume 25 of July 31, 2002.

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 Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for the Dessie Market Upgrading Contract for which this invitation for bids is issued.

3.      The Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) of the Ministry of Works and Urban Development now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Dessie Marketing Upgrading Contract. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bankís guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines. Domestic Contractors of Category GC/BC-4 and above, with license valid for the year 2005/6 are eligible to participate in the bid. Qualified domestic contractors may be eligible to receive a margin of preference of 7Ĺ percent in bid evaluation.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at UDCBO, P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 011 54 06 34/35, Fax No. 011 554 06 30, 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).

5.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 400 (Four Hundred Ethiopian Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in the form of cash or cahierís check. The bid document may be mailed to overseas bidders upon payment of an additional fee of Ethiopian Birr 300 (Three Hundred Ethiopian Birr).

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 on September 25, 2006 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than Birr 100,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

7.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders who choose to attend at 2:00 P.M. on September 25, 2006 in the Conference Room of the Urban Development Capacity Building Office.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
Tel. 011 554 06 34 Or 011 554 06 35
Fax No. 011 554 06 30
P.O. Box 3050
Near National Bank
On Sudan/Ras Abebe Aregay Road Legehar Area
Addis Ababa


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