Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Federal Government

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 20.00

Published Date

March 1, 2006

Opening Date

March 20, 2006


Bid Category




The Ethiopian Federal Government has received a grant of about EURO 14 million from the Government of Germany through KfW Entwicklungsbank Frankfurt, towards the cost of the above Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this grant will be applied to the construction of buildings within selected institutes such as universities involved in TVET teacher training, centers of competence, and TVET institutes in various regions of Ethiopia.

WEM in cooperation with PLANCO, Hamburg, have been commissioned by the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Education, Addis Ababa, to prove consulting services to the Ministry in implementing the Investment Component of the Ethio-German TVET Programme. 

The Ethiopian Federal Government hereby invites all contractors of category GC/BC IV and above that are registered for VAT and have renewed license for the year 1998 E.C. to request pre-qualification documents to qualify for furnishing the necessary labour, materials and equipment for the construction of TVET Institutions in Adama, Awassa, Bahir Dar, Mekelle, Jimma, Addis Ababa, Ziway, Shashemene, Sodo, Mettu and Agaro. These sites are grouped into five major lots as shown in the table below:



Project regions

Location of project sites (Numbers of project sites)

Total Number of project sites

Lot 1

Addis Ababa, Oromia

Addis Ababa (4),Adama (2)


Lot 2

SNNPR, Oromia

Awassa (2), Ziway(1), Shashemene (2), Sodo (1)


Lot 3


Jimma (1), Mettu (1), Agaro (1)


Lot 4


Bahir Dar (2)


Lot 5


Mekelle (2)


The pre-qualification will be conducted per lot. Contractors can apply for construction works in one or more lots. The formation of a joint venture is acceptable, provided a lead partner is designated.

Interested eligible applicants may obtain further information and acquire the pre-qualification document. A complete set of pre-qualifications documents in English language may be purchased by interested applicants on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 20 Eth. Birr. An additional fee of 40 Eth. Birr will be charged if the document is to be sent the bidder by a registered mail. The method of payment will be by cash or bank transfer to the address below.

Written applications and bank transfer slops can also be faxed.

Project Office in Addis Ababa
Fax 662 45 16
P.O. Box 13268
Addis Ababa
Mickey Leyland Road
Near Zerihun Building (Classic Hotel)
Addis Ababa
Bank account details:
WEM-Wirschaftstell. Eva. Missi
Addis Ababa
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Account No. 01704/177148/00

All banking charges and fees related to the purchase of the prequalification documents such as bank transfer shall be the applicant’s expense. Bank cheques are not acceptable.

Applications for pre-qualifications should be submitted in sealed envelopes, clearly marked “Application to Pre-qualify for the construction of TVET Buildings. Application must be delivered at the address on or before 11:00 hours on 20th of March 2006. Application will be opened in the presence of applicants/representatives, who choose to attend at 9:00 hours on 21st of March 2006.


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