Invitation for Bids – Contraction of Boreholes and Animal Drinking Points

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(WOOL AND MOHAIR PROMOTION PROJECT

Invitation for Bids (IFB)  

Date: JUNE 2019  

Contract name: CONSTRUCTION OF BOREHOLES AND ANIMAL DRINKING POINTS AT QUTHING SHEEP STUDS  

1. The Government of Lesotho has received a loan from theOPEC 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: Construction of Boreholes at Quthing sheep studW07/B2011/2019/2020  

2. 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 Construction of Boreholes and animal drinking points at Quthing Sheep Stud ITEM NUMBER Item Name TOTAL NUMBER TO BE SUPPLIED 1Boreholes32Animal Drinking Point3  

3. 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 Phone # : +26652519400 ; E-mail: [email protected]  

4. Interested Bidders may obtain the Bidding Documents in English by the Address mentioned below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of M500.00: The method of payment will be cash only   There shall be a site inspection will be on the following given dates and time. Meeting point will be at District Agricultural Officer (DAO) office of the following districts: Quthing:JUNE 28th, 2019 at 9:00hrs    

5.         Qualification requirements include:   a/ Average annual financial amount of construction works performed for the last three years for each of the respective Lots is:   M 2,000,000.00   b/ 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;   c/ Liquid assets and/or credit facilities net of other contractual commitments of no less than:   M 1,000,000.00 d/ Valid Traders License and Tax Clearance certified at source.  

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 23rd JULY 2019 at 13:45:00 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 at 23rd JULY 2019 at 14:00 Lesotho time.  

7. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures method set out in IFAD’ Project Procurement Guidelines and Handbook – September 2010. Bidding is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.  

8.         All bids shall be accompanied by a separate Bid Security of: M 20,000.00.

 9. The address for Payment of Bidding Document is    MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD SECURITYHEADQUATERS, CROPS ACCOUNTS OFFICE80 CONSTITUTION ROADMASERU 100LESOTHO                                     TELEPHONE: +26652519400                                      EMAIL:[email protected]

10. The address for submission of bids is                    

SECRETARY, TENDER BOX, NEXT TO BOARDROOM  MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY 80 CONSTITUTION ROAD P.O.BOX 24 MASERU   Lesotho 519400 ;

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