Supply and delivery of Fertilizers, Seeds and Pesticides

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Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

Supply and delivery of Fertilizers, Seeds and Pesticides.

  1. The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho intends to improve Agricultural service delivery at Government. Therefore, part of the proceeds will be utilized on eligible payments resulting from the procurement of the above.
  • The Principal Secretary now invites sealed bids from interested bidders for the Supply and Delivery of delivery of fertilizers, seeds and pesticides.

      Interested bidders may obtain further information from the following address:

Procurement Unit

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

            Corner Constitution and Linare Roads

            Maseru 100, Lesotho.

            Attention: Procurement Manager

            Tel: (++ 266) 22322741

            A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders upon payment       of              a non-refundable fee of (M5000.00) Five Thousand Maloti only. The method of payment                     must be payable at Ministry Agriculture and Food Security.

  • Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before April 22, 2021 at 12:00 noon. Late bids will be rejected. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of Bank Guarantee Cheque or Irrevocable/Assurance letter of credit valid for thirty (60) days beyond the validity of the bid.  As it appears in the bid data sheet.
  • It is mandatory for bidders to submit the following valid documents: (a) Tax Clearance Certificates; (b) Trader’s License, (c) Certificate of Bona Fide Bidding, Bid Security and a completed bid form. These documents [especially (a) and (b)] shall either be originals or certified copies from the source. Non- compliance with this requirement may invalidate a bid.
  • Qualifications requirements for award include amongst others: (a) business experience of similar nature in at least last two financial years.
  • Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 14:30hrs on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the address given below:

            Board Room 

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

Corner Constitution & Linare Roads,

      Maseru 100, Lesotho.

  1. Bidders shall ensure that the envelopes containing their bids are properly addressed as indicated under 2 above and are clearly marked Supply and Delivery of Fertilizers, Seeds and Pesticides”.
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security also reserves the right to cancel the tender before submission or opening of the tenders, postpone the tender submission or opening date and accept or reject any or all tenders without assigning any reason thereof. The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid.

N.B   Bid documents will be available from Tuesday March 16,2021.

   This Invitation for Bids is open to Local registered suppliers only.

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