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Invitation for Bids (IFB)


Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Water Development
Project Water Resources Development in Somaliland
Fund Somaliland Development Fund
IFA Title Procurement of Construction of Improvement of Borama Water Supply System Project
IFA No. ICB No. P380


1. The Government of Somaliland (GoSL) through the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF) has received funding from Department for International Development (DFID), the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the Embassy of Norway and the Kingdom of the Netherlands and has allocated part of the funding towards the Water Resources Development in Somaliland Project implemented by the Ministry of Water Development. The Ministry of Water Development intends to use a part of the funding for Construction of Improvement of Borama Water Supply System Project identified as IFB - ICB No. 380. 

2. The works involve Construction of Improvement of Borama Water Supply System. Specifications are provided in Instruction to Bidders document (ITB). 

3. The SDF Secretariat will arrange a Site Visit on 9th September 2018. Details of travel can be found in the ITB. A Pre-Bid Meeting will take place in Hargeisa on 10th September 2018. 

4. The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Construction of Improvement of Borama Water Supply System as described under Section VI. Specifications & Performance Requirements in the detailed bidding documents.

5. Bidding will be in accordance with the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the SDF Procurement Manual under the section for Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services 2014, which can be found at the following website: www.somalilanddevelopmentfund.org and is open to all eligible bidders.

6. Interested bidders can request for bidding documents from the SDF Secretariat through the address indicated in number nine (9) below.

7. This IFB is subject to the actual commencement of the Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2 which is expected to start in September 2018.

8. Sealed bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 7th October 2018 at 1100 hours East African Standard Time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on 7th October 2018 at 1100 Hours.

9. The address referred to above is:

Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat Office. Attn: Procurement Manager. Masala Area, Hargeisa, Somaliland. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: +252 633 501 394 

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