INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

IFB2/ICB/4201

Issued By

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research/Rural Capacity Building Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

May 1, 2009

Opening Date

June 18, 2009

Remarks

Bid Category

Assorted IT Equipment

Description

 
 

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)
Rural Capacity Building Project (RCBP)

Credit Number: 4201-ET
IFB Title:  Supply and Delivery of Assorted IT Equipment

1.      This invitation for bids follows the General procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Rural Capacity Building Project/Agricultural Research and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for the supply and delivery assorted of IT equipment.

3.      The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research/Rural Capacity Building Project now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply and delivery of assorted IT equipments as follows.

Lots

Description of Items

Quantity

1

Supply and delivery of Computers and Accessories

Assorted

2

Supply and delivery of Software

Assorted

3

Supply and delivery of Network Equipment

Assorted

4

Supply and delivery of Audiovisual and GIS systems.

Assorted

Bidders can bid for one lot or for more lots. Bidders must give technically responsive bid for at least 90% of the items in the lot and for 100% of the quantities for each item. Bidders who have not quoted a technically responsive bid for at least 90% of the items in the lot and 100% of the quantities for each item will be considered as incomplete and rejected as non-responsive.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though the International Competitive bidding (ICB) procedures 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 defiled in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Project Coordinating Office of RCBP and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 9:0-0 A.M. to 12:00 noon and 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (local time).

6.      Qualification requirements include provision of documentary evidence showing technical and financial capacity as well as relevant experience of the bidder from reputable institutions as specified in the Bidding documents. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of Bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders as of May 4, 2009 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon and 2:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 200 (Two Hundred) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be cash or cashier check. The Biding Documents will be sent by 1st class mail for overseas bidders who send Bank Draft of Birr 400 (Four Hundred) or USD 40 (Forty) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the document to the address given below.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:30 P.M. (Local time) on June 18, 200. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 3:00 P.M. (Local time) on June 18, 2009. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of Birr 5000 (Five Thousand) for each lot or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      The address (es) referred to above is:

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)
Rural Capacity Building Project (RCBP)
Attention: W/ro Tigist Redda
Woreda 17, Kebele 12/13
Tel. 0116 45 44 12
Fax. 251 11 646 54 12 Or 646 03 78
E-mail:tigistre@yahoo.com or
Research.rcbp@gmmail.com
P.O. Box 2003
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

   

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