Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
project that appeared in Development Business Website, on November
22, 2004 for the Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Program.
The Government of Ethiopia has received financing form the
International Development Association toward the cost of the water
supply, sanitation and Hygiene project and it intends to apply part
of the proceeds of this credit to payment under the Contract for
procurement of Hand pumps and Spare parts Tender I.D. No.
ARWRB.HP/001/2006 for the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program
in the region.
Amhara Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed bids from
eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 425 Afridev hand
pumps, 75 Indian Mark II hand pumps, spare parts, and installation &
maintenance tools. Partial bid will not be acceptable.
will be conducted through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) as
specified in the World Bank Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loan
and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible sources
countries as defined in the Guidelines.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding documents at the time and address: from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30
P.M. and from 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. local time from Monday to
Friday in Amhara Water Resources Development Bureau office.
be qualified for the award of contract, supplier should have
delivered at least two contracts of a similar type and quantity in
the last five years, and pumps must be manufactured by companies
that have fabricated afridev and Indian Mark II hand pumps for at
least three years in annual quantities at least three times that to
be supplies under this contract. Additional details are provided in
the bidding documents.
complete set of bidding document in English may be purchased
directly from the Amhara Water Resources Development Bureau,
Procurement Department Ground floor, Room No. 06 Bahir Dar upon
payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 260 or USD 30 by interested
bidders on the submission of written application.
must be delivered to the Amhara Regional Water Resources, Bureau,
Regional Procurement Department office, and 1st floor,
Room No. 06, Bahir Dar at or before 10:00 A.M. January 25, 2007.
Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be
will be opened in the presence of the bidders or representatives who
choose to attend in person at 10:30 A.M. on January 25, 2007 at
Amhara Regional Water Resources Bureau.. Bids shall be valid for a
period of One Hundred Twenty (120) days after bid opening and must
be accompanied by the bid security of not less than 2% of the total
price in Ethiopian Birr or an equivalent amount in a freely
Amhara Regional Water Resources
Procurement Department Office
Ground floor, Room No. 06
Tel. No. 251 058 222 05 79 Or 251 058 220 10 87