Bid No.


Issued By

SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 250.00

Published Date

January 12, 2007

Opening Date

February 21, 2007


Bid Category

Ethiopian Water Supply and Sanitation Program



1.      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 Program.

2.      The (SNNP Regional State) through 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 for the Rural Water Supply Program in the Region.

3.      The (SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 149 Afridev hand pumps and, 164 of Indian mark II hand pumps, spare parts, and installation/maintenance tools. Partial bids will not be accepted.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) as 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.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the address given below and inspect the bidding document at the address from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. & from 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Monday to Friday.

6.      To be qualified for the award of contract, Suppliers, should have delivered on contracts of a similar type and quantity in the last three years, and pumps must be manufactured by companies that have fabricated Afridev and Indian mark II hand pumps for at least thee years in annual quantities at list five times that be supplied under this contract. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of Bidding document in English may be purchased by interested bidders on submission of a written Application to the SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Procurement Department at the address given below, upon payment of ETB 250 or USD 25 non-refundable fee. The method of payment will be in cash or cheque against receipt. A person delegated by the bidders will collect the bidding documents.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Procurement Department, Room Number 05, P.O. Box 153, Awassa, at or before 10:00 A.M. on February 28, 2007. Electronic biding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

9.      Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at 10:00 A.M. on February 21, 2007 at the SNNP Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Procurement Department, Room Number 05, P.O. Box 153, Awassa. Bids will be valid for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid price in total currency. The Regional Water Resources Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.

SNNP Regional, Water Resources Bureau,
Procurement Department
Room No. 05
Ato Solomon Mugoro
Tel. 251 046 220 39 42
Fax 251 046 220 39 39
P.O. Box 153


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