IDA CREDIT NO.3698-ET
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.
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from
the International Development Association towards the cost of the
Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Delivery Project and
intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under
the Contract for the Adama town Market Upgrading Contract for which
this invitation for bids is issued.
Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) of the Ministry
of Works and Urban Development now invites sealed bids from eligible
bidders for the Adama town Market Upgrading Contract. 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/ BC -4 and above, with licenses valid for
the year 2007/2008 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.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding document at UDCBO, Near National Bank of Ethiopia on Sudan
Street/ Ras Abebe Aregay Road, Legehar Area, Ethiopia, Monday to
Friday during office hours (8:00 AM -12:00 noon, 1:00 PM local
requirements include the following minimum qualifying criteria:
average annual financial amount of construction work over the period
of five (5) years of at least 1.5 times bidders own price.
as prime contractor in the construction of at least two (2) works of
a nature and complexity equivalent to the Works over the period of
five (5) years (to comply with this requirement, works cited should
be at least 70 percent complete.)
for the timely acquisition (own, lease, hire, etc.) of the essential
equipment listed in the BDS;
Project Manager with eight year’ general experience including not
less than six years of experience in works of similar nature; and
assets and/ or credit facilities, net of other contractual
commitments and exclusive of any advance payments which may be made
under the Contract, of not less than Birr 500,000 or an equivalent
amount in a freely convertible currency.
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 a 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 cashier’s check. The bid
document may be mailed to overseas bidders upon payment of an
additional fee of Ethiopian Birr 300 (Three Hundred Ethiopian Birr).
must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 PM on
January 24, 2008 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not
less than Birr 50,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely
will be opened in the presence of bidders who choose to attend at
2:00 PM on January 24, 2008 in the Conference Room of the Urban
Development Capacity Building Office.
Urban Development Capacity
Building Office Near National
Bank of Ethiopia on Sudan Street/ Ras Abebe Aregay Road