Bid No.


Issued By

Amhara Region Water Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

July 31, 2009

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene Project



Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Amhara Region Water Resources Development Bureau
Water Supply, Sanitation and hygiene Project
Credit 3901-ET and Grant H850-ET
IFB Title: Supply of Hand Pumps and Spare parts

  1. The Amhara National Regional State through the Government of Ethiopia has received financing from the world bank/DFID for the Water Supply and Sanitation Project and intends to apply part of the funds for eligible payments under the Contract for Procurement of Hand Pumps tender I.D. No. ARWRB.HP/0012009 for the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program in the region.
  2. The Regional Water Resources Development Bureau now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of a minimum of 200 Afridev hand pumps and spare parts. Partial Bids will be not be acceptable.
  3. Bidding will be carried through National Competitive Bidding process (NCB) as specified in the world Banks Guidelines: Procurement under UBRD loans and IDA credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines.
  4. To be qualified for contract award, supplier should have delivered at least two contracts of similar type and quality in the last five years, and pumps must  be manufactured by companies that have fabricated Afridev pumps for at least in annual quantities at least three times that is to be supplied under this contract, additional details are provided in the bidding documents.
  5. Bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders at Amhara Regional Water Resources Development Bureau, Room No.03 Bahir Dar Town for a non-refundable fee of Birr 200 (Two Hundred Ethiopian Birr) upon submission of written application. Bidders may obtain further information at the same address.
  6. Bids must be delivered to the same address mentioned above, at or before 10:00 A.M. after 20 calendar days from the first announcement of this notice on The Ethiopian Herald. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.
  7. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or representatives who choose to attend in person at 10:30 A.M. at same date and place (at the conference room). 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 Ethiopian Birr.
  8. The Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.
  9. Address:

Amhara Regional Water Resources Development Bureau,
WaSH Program Management Unit
P.O. Box 88
Bair Dar


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