Bid No.


Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

November 9, 2006

Opening Date

December 25, 2006


Bid Category

Roads Rehabilitation 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 Delivery project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for the Wolayta Sodo Roads Rehabilitation project 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 Wolayta Sodo Roads Rehabilitation Project. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s 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-3 and RC-3 and above, with licenses 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 71/2 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. 011 553 06 35/6 or 011 554 06 32, 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 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 cashiers 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 P.M. on December 25, 2006 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than Birr 120,000 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 December 25, 2006 in the Conference Room of the Urban Development Capacity Building Office.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
Tel. 011 554 06 35/6 Or 011 554 06 32
Fax No. 011 554 06 30
P.O. Box 3040
3rd floor, Ministry of Works and Urban
Development Building, Near National Bank of Ethiopia
Cnr Sudan Road/Ras Abebe Aregay St.
Leghar Area
 Addis Ababa


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