Connection of solar electricity at shearing sheds



  1. The Government of Lesotho has received a loan from the OPEC Funding for International Development (OFID) towards the cost of Wool and Mohair Promotion Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contracts for: Connection of Solar Electricity at shearing sheds under Ref: IFAD/WAMPP/W16/C1038/2021-2022
  • The Wool and Mohair Promotion Project (WAMPP) through the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of   Agriculture and Food security now invites sealed bids from interested and qualified bidders for the implementation of abovementioned civil works under the Contract:


LOT NoPROJECT AREA/ DISTRICTSHEARING SHEDSNumber of Shearing Sheds to Connect Solar
LOT No.1MOHALESHOEKQobong,Ketane,Maphutseng’Tosing4
Lot No.2 BEREAMateka,Libono,Nchela,Thuathe Kolo,Koasa,Pelaneng7
Lot No.3MASERUSimione,Hloahloeng,Seforong Kubake,Boreipala,Likorolo, Lipetu7
Lot No.4 MAFETENGMatelile,Masemouse,Mpharane Ha Ntsibana,Hermon5
Lot No.5THABA-TSEKASosa,Ha Soai,Litsoetse,Methalaneng Lesobeng,Letuka, Semena7
Lot No.6  MOKHOTLONGMatlakeng,Menoaneng,Meno,Semenanyane Thaba Ntso5
Lot No.7QUTHINGLebelonyane,Qhoalinyane,Mafura,Tsatsane Sixondo5
Lot No.8QACHASNEKSehlaba Thebe,Lebakeng,Semenyane Mohlapiso, Mapote5

Proposed Duration of Works: Maximum of FOUR (4) Months

  • Interested eligible Bidders may obtain detailed information, collect and inspect the Bidding Documents by the address mentioned below, from Monday to Friday 9:00 – 16:00:

Wool and Mohair Promotion Project

 Department of Livestock Services

  Old Airport Road, Moshoeshoe II

                                                    P.O. Box 24, Maseru, Lesotho

             E-mail : [email protected]

  • Interested Bidders may obtain the Bidding Documents in English by the Address mentioned below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of M2000: The method of payment will be cash only.
  • Site Inspection

 Bidders are expected to go for sites inspection during these days. Coordinates for the location of shearing sheds are available at WAMPP procurement offices, Department of Livestock Services

Berea (10 &13 Sept 2021)

Maseru (13-14 Sept 2021)

Leribe (15-16 Sept 2021)

Mohalehoek (17 & 20 Sept 2021)

Qachasnek (21-22 Sept 2021)

Quthing (23-24 Sept)

Mafeteng (27-28 Sept)

Thaba Tseka (29-30 Sept 2021)

         Mokhotlong (05-06 Oct 2021)

  • Pre Bid Meeting:

There shall be a compulsory pre bid meeting for bidders who have purchased the bidding document to be held on the 07 October 2021 at Lesotho Agricultural College hall at 10:00

Qualification requirements include:

  1. Average annual financial amount of construction works performed for the last three years for each of the respective Lots is: M3,000,000.00
    1. Experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least 2 works of a nature, size and complexity equivalent to the Works for each of the respective Lot over the period of 5 years;
    2. Liquid assets and/or credit facilities net of other contractual commitments of no less than: M 5,000,000.00
    3. Valid Traders License and Tax Clearance certified at source.
  • Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 14 October, 2021 at 12:30hrs Lesotho time. Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected and returned to the Bidders unopened.  Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below on the 14 October, 2021 at 14:00 Lesotho time.
  • Bidding will be conducted through the open tendering procedure (National Competitive Bidding) set out in Legal Notice no. 1 of 2007 (Public Procurement Regulations 2007) and in compliance with IFAD’s Project Procurement Guidelines. Bidding is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.
  • All bids shall be accompanied by a separate Bid Security of: M 30,000.00 for each lot.
  1. The address for Payment of Bidding Document is:

Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security

Headquarters, Crops Accounts Office

80 Constitution Road

Maseru 100, Lesotho

Telephone: +26652519400

Email: [email protected]

  1. The address for submission of bids is

Secretary, Tender Box, Next to Boardroom

Ministry of Agriculture & Food Security

80 Constitution Road

P.O. Box 24 Maseru, Lesotho

Telephone: +26652519400

E-mail: [email protected]

Telephone: +26652519400