Bid No.


Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

May 27, 2007

Opening Date

July 16, 2007


Bid Category

Multiple Request



1.      This Invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business; issue No. 587 Volume 25 July 31, 2002.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Capacity Building for Decentralize Service Delivery project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under contract for the Procurement of Base Maps for Satellite Imagery for 15 towns in 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 items.

Lot No

Description of Item


Delivery schedule (shipment) in weeks from the date of signing of the contract


Satellite image

15 towns

10 weeks


Digital line maps and orthophoto maps based on the satellite imagery

15 town

10 weeks

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Completive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s guidelines: Procurement under 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 and inspect the bidding document at UDCBO, Tel. 0115-54 06 32/3 or 554 06 34, Fax No. 0115-54 06 30,, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday to Friday during Office hours (8:30 AM-12:30 noon, 1:30 PM-5:30 PM local time).

6.      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 a non-refundable fee of ETB 300 (Three 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 300 (Three Hundred Ethiopian Birr).

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:30 PM on July 16, 2007 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% (Two percent) of the total bid value.

8.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives who choose to attend at 2:30 P.M. on July 16, 2007 in the Conference Room of the UDCBO.

Urban Development Capacity, Building Office
Tel. 011-554 06 32 Or 011-554 06 33
Fax No. 011-554 06 30
3rd Floor, Ministry of Works and Urban Development Building,
Sudan Street, Near National Bank of Ethiopia
Addis Ababa


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