Invitation for Bids
SUPPLY OF 625 BICYCLES FOR LEAD FARMERS AND LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDERS IN BUSEKELO, RUNGWE, MBARALI & MBEYA DISTRICT COUNCILS, MBEYA CITY COUNCIL IN MBEYA REGION; MBOZI, SONGWE & ILEJE DISTRICT COUNCILS IN SONGWE REGION; MPANDA MUNICIPALITY, TANGANYIKA & NSIMBO DISTRICT COUNCIL IN KATAVI REGION.
HELVETAS Swiss lntercooperation (HELVETAS) in Tanzania has acquired a four-years mandate from the European Union (EU) to execute a new project called KIBOWAVI -Kilimo Bora cha Matunda na Mbogamboga) kwa Wanawake na Vijana – Empowering women and youth in horticulture production and marketing, in short called KIBOWAVI.
The project’s overall objective is to contribute to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the horticulture sector, and to increase food and nutrition security in Tanzania’s Southern Highlands. The project specific objective is to improve the income and nutrition of small-scale women and youth farmers in the Southern Highlands’ Songwe, Mbeya and Katavi regions through targeted interventions in the horticulture sector to increase productivity, production, resource-efficiency, diversity, value addition and marketing.
HELVETAS Tanzania and its partners ADP Mbozi, GODERT and TAFOPA are implementing the KIBOWAVI project which aims at improving the livelihoods of 75,000 rural people including 15,000 directly targeted smallholder farmers through 500 farmer groups, processors, and cooperatives.
KIBOWAVI has set aside funds for its operations intended that part of the proceeds of the funds will be used to cover eligible payments under the contract for SUPPLY OF BICYCLES TO LEAD FARMERS AND LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDERS IN BUSEKELO, RUNGWE, MBARALI & MBEYA DISTRICT COUNCILS, MBEYA CITY COUNCIL IN MBEYA REGION; MBOZI, SONGWE & ILEJE DISTRICT COUNCILS IN SONGWE REGION; MPANDA MUNICIPALITY, TANGANYIKA & NSIMBO DISTRICT COUNCIL IN KATAVI REGION.
KIBOWAVI now invites Tenders from eligible Business Companies.
Tendering will be conducted through Open Competitive Tendering procedures through HELVETAS guidelines and specified laws in Tanzania.
Interested bidders through our zonal main project office in Mbeya may purchase a complete set of bidding document in English and additional sets, by paying non-refundable fee of TZS 100,000.00. Payment should be made through HELVETAS accounts as provided during purchase of this document.
All tenders in one original plus two copies properly filled in and enclosed in plain envelopes must be physically delivered to the following address.
KIBOWAVI PROJECT, HELVETAS TANZANIA
NBC building, Ground Floor,
Karume road P.O. Box 722 Mbeya, Tanzania
Telephone: +255 (0) 252500271
Before or on 07th June 2021 1300Hrs.
Tender must be accompanied by a tender security amounting 2% of the tender price in an acceptable form of unconditional bank guarantee, banker’s cheque, or irrevocable letter of credit.
Late tenders, portion tender, tender submitted through post office, electronic tenders, tenders not opened and not read out in the public at the tender opening ceremony shall not be accepted for evaluation irrespective of the circumstances.
Please, also note that, HELVETAS is not bound to accept any lowest or highest bid and that, only successful tenderers will be contacted.
Project Director KIBOWAVI