Bid No.


Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

November 12, 2006

Opening Date

December 13, 2006


Bid Category

Multiple Request



1.      This Invitation for bid follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in United Nations Development Business; issued No. 627 dated March 31, 2004.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Public Sector Capacity Building Support Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for the Supply of Beds, mattresses, Pillows, Tables and Chairs, for Studentís Residences; Chairs for Student Lecture Rooms; Chairs and Tables for Computers; Tables and Chairs for Lecturers; Bookshelves, Chairs Office and Office Tables (L-Shape) for the Ethiopian Civil Service College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 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 supply of the following equipment.

Lot No.

Description of Item


Delivery Schedule (shipment) in weeks from the date of Contract Award


Beds, mattresses, pillows-Studentís bedrooms

400 each



Tables and chairs for students bedrooms

400 each



Chairs-studentsí lecturer rooms




PC Tables and chairs

90 each



Tables and chairs-lecturers

35 each







Tables and Chairs-Office

25 each


4.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bankís guidelines: Procurement under IDA credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible sources countries as defined in the guidelines. Bidders have the option to bid for any one or more of the lots. Bids will be evaluated and contacts awarded for each lot taking into account discount offered, if any, for combined lots in determining the lowest evaluated cost of all lots which will be the bases for award of the contract (s).

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at UDBO, P.O. Box 3040, Tel. 011 554 06 32/3 or 554 06 34, Fax No. 0115 54 06 30, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday to Friday during office hours (8:30 A.M. -12:30 noon, 1:30 P.M. -5:30 P.M. local time).

6.      A complete set of bidding document 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 100 (One Hundred Ethiopian Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in the form of cash or cashiers check. The bid document may be mailed to overseas bidders upon payment of a fee of Eth. Birr 100 (One Hundred Ethiopian Birr).

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 P.M. on December 13, 2006 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% (Two percent) of the total bid value in the form of certified check or Bank Guarantee issued by a reputable Bank.

8.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives who choose to attend at 2:00 P.M. on December 13, 2006 in the conference room of the UDCBO.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
Tel. 0115 54 06 32 Or 0115 54 06 33
Fax No. 0115 54 06 30
P.O. Box 3040
3rd floor, Ministry of Works and Urban Development
Building, Near National Bank of Ethiopia
Addis Ababa


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