INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

MoE/GEQIP/IDA/ICB/001/09

Issued By

Ministry of Education

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

April 30, 2009

Opening Date

June 29, 2009

Remarks

Bid Category

Textbooks

Description

 
 

Section I

1.       The invitation to bid follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for the program that appeared in Development Business, issued no, 3405769 of 24 December 2008.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing in the amount of USD 332.8 million equivalent from the International Development Association (IDA), the Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund (FTI CF) and other development partners (the Netherlands, Italian Development Cooperation, SIDA, and Finland) through a multi-Donor Trust Fund toward the cost of the GEQIP Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments fro textbooks and teacher guides.

3.      The Ministry of Education (MoE) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for adaptation, printing and distribution of textbooks and teacher guides for the following subjects.

Lot

Subject

Grades

Language

1

Mathematics

9-12

English

2

Biology

9-12

English

3

Chemistry

9-12

English

4

Physics

9-12

English

Bidders have the option to bid for anyone or more lots. Bids will be evaluated and contract(s) awarded to bidders whose offers has been determined to be the lowest evaluated bid and are substantially responsive to the bidding documents, provided further that the bidder is determined to be qualified to perform the contract satisfactorily.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank Guidelines. “ Guidelines: Procurement Under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits” dated May 2004, revised October 2006 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 bid document at the:

Ministry of Education
Procurement and Property Management Department
Ministry of Education Old Building, Room No. 101, Arat Kilo
P.O. Box 1367
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

6.      A complete set of bid documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the office below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD 20 or ETB 200 for bid document and USD 20 or ETB 200 for the set of syllabi for each lot.

7.      Bids must be delivered to the office below at, or before, 2:00 P.M. Monday 29 June 2009 and must be accompanied by a bid security of USD 60,000 for each lot in any freely convertible currency of eligible country in the form of either a certified cheque, letter of credit or bank guarantee from banking institution counter guaranteed by the local bank. Bid security in the form of insurance bond shall not be accepted.

Attention: Ato Tibebu Zenebe
Head, Procurement and Property Management Department
Ministry of Education Old Building, Room No. 101, Arat Kilo
Tel. +251-11-156 55 58 Or 55 31 33
Fax. +251-11-157 06 86
P.O. Box 1367
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

8.      Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend at 2:30 P.M. Monday 29 June 2009 at the:

Ministry of Education Old Building, Conference Room No. 11
Arat Kilo
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

9.      Late bids will be rejected.

   

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