Bid No.


Issued By

Gambella Peoplesí Regional State Water, Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

March 20, 2009

Opening Date

April 6, 2009


Bid Category




Water Supply & Sanitation project
Grant No. 2100155006269
IFB Title-Shallow well Drilling & Construction

1.      Though Ethiopian Government Gambella Peoplesí National Regional State Water Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau has received a loan from the African Development Bank/Fund/ Nigeria Trust Fund towards the cost of Water Supply and Sanitation Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover the eligible payments under the Contract for Drilling and Construction of Shallow Wells.

2.      The Gambella Regional Water. Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for the construction of the following numbers of boreholes as indicated in each lots below. Bidders can not allow participating more than one lot.



No. Shallow Wells(<60m)


Dimma & Gambella



Wantoha & Gambella




3.      Bidding will be conducted through the national Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the Africa Development Bankís Guidelines

4.      Bids shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after Bid opening Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 1% of the total bid price. They shall be delivered to the address specified below on or before 3:00 P.M. local time on April 6, 2009 Bids shall be opened at 4:00 P.M of the same day in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. late bids will be rejected.

5.      Qualification requirements include (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least two borehole construction contracts of similar size in each of the last three years, (iii) annual turnover of 1.5 times the bid value in each of the last three years, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/3 the contract value and (v) experienced drilling team.

6.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased directly from the Water. Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau by presenting 2000/2001 renewed relevant license and permit from the concerned Ministries (MoWR, MoFED. Etc) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of  Birr 100.00 interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated below.

7.      Gambella Peoplesí National Regional State Water. Mines & Energy Resources Development Bureau reserves the right to reject the entire bid.

Gambella Peoplesí Regional State Water, Mines & Energy
Resources Development Bureau
Tel. 251475510407 Or 1638
P.O. Box. 29
Addis Ababa


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