This invitation for bids follows the General Procurement
Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, on
November 22, 2004 for the Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation
The Government of Ethiopia has received credit from the
International Development Association toward the cost of the Water
Supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of the
proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for
Procurement of Hand Pumps and spare parts Tender I.D No. ORWRB/HP/001/2006
for the Rural Water Supply Program in the Region.
The Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau now invites sealed
bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 750
Afridev hand pumps, 250 of Indian Mark II hand pumps, spare parts,
and installation/maintenance tools. Partial bids will not be
Bidding will be conducted through International Competitive
Bidding (NCB) as specified in the World Bank guidelines: Procurement
under IBRD Load and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from
eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines.
eligible bidders may obtain information from and inspect the bidding
documents at the address given below from 8:30 to 12:30 P.M. & 1:30
P.M. to 5:30 P.M. local hours, from Monday to Friday.
be qualified for the award of contract, suppliers should have
delivered at least tow 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 yeas annual quantities at least there times that to be
supplied under this contract. Additional details are provided in the
complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders ton the submission of a written application at
the address given below, upon payment of an ETB 250 or USD 25
non-refundable fees. The method of payment will be in cash or cheque
must be delivered to the Oromia Regional Water Resources bureau,
Program Support Office, Bole Road, 4th floor, Room No.
401, P.O. Box 8630, Finfinnee, (Addis Ababa) at or before January 1,
2006, 10:00 A.M. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids
will be rejected.
will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who
choose to attend in person at 10:30 A.M. on January 1, 2006 at
Oromia Regional Water Resources Bureau Conference Hall. Bids shall
be valid for a period of ten hundred and twenty (12) days after bid
opening and must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2%
of the total bid price in Ethiopian Birr or an equivalent amount in
a freely convertible currency.
Regional Water Resources Bureau
Att. Obbo Tegenu Tadesse, Bole Road, 4th Floor
Room No. 401
Tel. No. 011 655 83 74
P.O. Box 8630