Oromia Pastoralist Association

Ethiopian Herald Jun3,2020

Invitation for Bids (IFB] 

IFB Number: 04/2020 

  • Employer: Oromia Pastoralist Area Development Coordination Commission (OPADCC) 
  • Project: Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program Project-II (DRSLP-II) 
  • Contract title: Construction of Water Ponds and Underground Cistern in Oromia Region, Borena Zone, Arero Woreda 
  • Country: Ethiopia 
  • Loan No./ Grant No.: 2100150032394 
  • Procurement Method: Open Competitive Bidding (National) 
  • Issued on: 03 June, 2020 GC 
  1.  The Government of Ethiopia has received a loan financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) hereinafter called the Bank toward the cost of the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program Project-II (DRSLP-II), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract’ for Works. “For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the Bank’s Disbursement Guidelines and procedures for Investment Project Financing.”
  2. The Oromia Pastoralist Area Development Coordination Commission (OPDCC), Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program Project-H (DRSLP-II)- Regional Project Coordination Unit now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the following specified projects. 


Description of Works 

Procurement Identification Number



Contractor’s Grade 


Construction of 2 New Water Ponds and 1 Rehabilitation.


Karagumata Kebele 





or above 

Halona Kebele 


Meder Kebele 



Construction of 1 Underground Cistern 




3. Bidding will be conducted through the Open Competitive Bidding (National), procedures as specified in the Bank’s Procurement Framework and is open to all eligible Bidders as 10 defined in the Procurement Framework. Bidders may Bid for one or more contracts (lots) as applicable and as further defined in the bidding document. Bidders wishing to offer discounts in case they are, awarded more than one contract will be allowed to do so, provided those discounts are included in the Letter of Bid. 

4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document during office hours in the morning from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and in the afternoon from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday at the address given below. 

5. The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 200.00 ETB. 

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before on or before 03 July 2020 GC at 10:00 AM. 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 03 July 2020 GC at 10:15 AM. 

7. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 100,000.00 ETB. 

8. The address referred to above is /are: 

Oromia Regional Pastoralist Area Development Coordination Commission (OPaDCC), Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP-II)-Regional Project Coordination Unit, Alexander Pushkin Street, Sarbet, Lafto Sub City, Woreda 04, Oromia Sectorial Bureaus (New Buildings), 8th Floor, Telephone: +251-011-8286559/+251-011-8619, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.