FGN/IFAD ASSISTED VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
FGN/IFAD ASSISTED VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

INVITATION TO TENDER

Loan No: 868NG
Bid No: ITT/VCDP/NCB/WKS/2017/01
Bid Issue Date: 9th January, 2017
Bid Opening Date: 9th February, 2017

1.0 This Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) follows the publication of the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Programme, which appeared in the UN Development Business Issue No: 533-10/15 dated 20th October, 2015

2.0 The Federal Government of Nigeria is implementing a six years FGN/IFAD assisted Value Chain Development Programme (FGN/IFAD VCDP) in the six States of Anambra, Benue, Ebonyi, Ogun, Niger and Taraba and five local Government Areas each in all the States. The Programme aim is to directly improve the livelihoods of approximately 53,480 households (45,000 smallholder farmers, 7,680 small scale processors and 800 marketers) and to benefit indirectly approximately 22,000 households. The primary and secondary target groups include but not limited to poor rural households engaged in the cassava and rice value chains and downstream stakeholders. Off importance are processors linked to a large number of the primary target groups. Farmers and Processing Organisations are to be strengthened to sustainably manage the marketing infrastructures supported by the Programme

3.0 The National Programme Management Unit (NPMU), Value Chain Development Programme invites sealed bids from prospective bidders for the construction of Agro Processing Infrastructure in Taraba State. The number and identification of lots comprising the Tender as well as the required Bid security are:

LOT 1: ITEM I
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Rice Mill
LOCATION: Tella Cluster, Teller LGA
BID SECURITY: At least one million naira (N1,000,000)

ITEM II
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Par-boiling Shed and drying slab
LOCATION: Tella Cluster, Teller LGA
BID SECURITY: At least one million naira (N1,000,000)

LOT 2:
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Briquette Shed
LOCATION: Tella Cluster, Teller LGA
BID SECURITY: Ditto

LOT 3:
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Warehouse
LOCATION: Tella Cluster, Teller LGA
BID SECURITY: Ditto

LOT 4: ITEM I
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Rice Mill
LOCATION: Wukari Cluster, Wukari LGA
BID SECURITY: At least one million naira (N1,000,000)

ITEM II
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Par-boiling Shed and drying slab
LOCATION: Wukari Cluster, Wukari LGA
BID SECURITY: At least one million naira (N1,000,000)

LOT 5:
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Warehouse
LOCATION: Wukari Cluster, Wukari LGA
BID SECURITY: Ditto

LOT 6:
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Construction of Briquette Shed
LOCATION: Wukari Cluster, Wukari LGA
BID SECURITY: Ditto

LOT 4:
ITEM I
NOS: 1 UNIT
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Cassava Mill (Chips)
LOCATION: Koppi Cluster, Gassol LGA
BID SECURITY: Ditto

4.0 Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 days after Bid Opening and must be accompanied by security for each lot as indicated above

5.0 Bidders may bid for one or more lots. Unconditional discounts offered will be considered in bid evaluation

6.0 Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedure specified in the IFAD procurement guidelines 2010 which is available in the IFAD website International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) “Project Procurement Guidelines edition 2010” on the Fund’s website at http://www.ifad.org/en/projects-and-operations/procurement/resources-for-borrowers/policies-rocedures/

7.0 Complete set of bidding documents for any of the lots may be purchased at the Office addresses below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira only (N15,000.00) for the initial Lot and Ten thousand only (N10.000.00) for any additional lot(s). Payments are to be in certified bank drafts in favour of FGN/ IFAD Value Chain Development Programme

1. National Programme Coordinator,
National Programme Management Unit (NPMU), Value Chain Development Programme, 3B Lake Kariba Close, Off Mississippi Street, Near Belgium Embassy, Maitama, Abuja-Nigeria
E- Mail: vcdpnpmu@gmail.com OR

2. State Programme Coordinator,
Taraba State IFAD Assisted VCDP, TADP old office complex, along Wukari road, Jalingo, Taraba state.
Email: Ogunspmu@gmail.com

Interested bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the same addresses. The instructions to bidders and general conditions of contract contained in the bidding documents comply with the Federal Government of Nigeria Standard Bidding Documents SBD for the procurement of Works.

8.0 Bids shall be delivered/submitted only at the: –
Taraba State VCDP Project Management Unit at the office address above (Address 2)
Taraba State IFAD Assisted VCDP, TADP old office complex, along Wukari road, Jalingo, Taraba state. Latest by 12noon Local time on 9th February, 2017. Please note that late bids and electronic bid submission will not be entertained.

9.0 Bids will be opened only at the same address; –
Taraba State IFAD Assisted VCDP, TADP old office complex, along Wukari road, Jalingo, Taraba state at 12 noon Local time on the same date 9th February, 2017 and in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend.

(Signed)
Management
FGN/IFAD Value Chain Development Programme,
3B, Lake Kariba Close, Maitama, Abuja

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST