Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Education

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 125.00

Published Date

May 4, 2010

Opening Date

June 11, 2010


Bid Category

Computers & Computer Peripherals



Country: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Name of Project: General Education Quality
Improvement Project (GEQUP)
Credit No.: 4535-ET
Project ID: P106855
IFB Title: Bid for the Supply of IT Infrastructure to EMIS
(Computers and Computer Peripherals)

1.       This invitation for bids 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 a credit/financing from the International Development Association (IDA), the Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund (FTI CF) and other development partners (the Netherlands, UK Department for International Development (DFID), Italian Development Cooperation, and Finland through a Multi-Donor Trust Fund toward the cost of the GEQIP Project and it intends to apply part of this proceeds to payments under the Contract for the supply of IT Infrastructure to EMIS (Computers and Computer Peripherals) tender No. MOE/GEQIP/NCB/G-06/09.

3.      The Ministry of Education (MoE) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of IT Infrastructure to EMIS (Computers and Computer Peripherals) Tender No. MOE/GEQIP/NCB/G-06/09:

Lot No.

Description of the Goods



Computers and ICT Peripherals


4.      Bidding will be conducted through National Competitive Bidding (NCB) 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 form Ministry of Education; Procurement Sub-Process; the Ministry’s Head Office Old Building, Room No.21 and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. from Mondays to Thursday and from 8:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. on Fridays, local time.

6.      Qualification requirements include: Minimum Five years general experience in supply of IT Infrastructure Computers and ICT Peripherals and specific experience of successful completion of at least three similar contracts within the last five years. A margin of preference for goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Document.

7.      A complete set of bidding 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 ETB 125 or USD 10. The method of payment shall be in cash or cashier’s cheque to the MoE.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before, 10:00 A.M. Friday June 11, 2010. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidder/ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 10:30 A.M. Friday June 11, 2010. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of USD 7,500 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The bid security shall be in the form of a certified cheque, letter of credit or bank guarantee from banking institution counter guaranteed by the local bank.

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

Ministry of Education
Ato Tsigab Assefa, Procurement Sub Process Owner
The Ministry’s Head Office
Old Building, Room No.17
Tel. +251 11 1565 55 99 Or 55 31 33
Fax. +251 11 157 06 86 Arat Kilo
P.O. Box 1367
Addis Ababa


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