Advertisement Invitation for Bids (IFB)


Invitation for Bids (IFB)


Country Somaliland
Project Holder Ministry of Water Resources Development
Project Borama Water Supply Improvement Project
Fund Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
IFB Title Civil Works – Supply and Laying of Pipes,  Construction of Reservoir & Ancillary Buildings
IFA No. ICB No. P101-179
  1. The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 is an inclusive economic development program and supports the Government of Somaliland in delivering infrastructure that is relevant for inclusive economic development. It focuses on sustainable investments that spur job creation and fast growth, while at the same time laying the foundation for long-term resilience and development, leading to a more stable and peaceful Somaliland. SDF support is fully aligned with government priorities as defined in the National Development Plan 2 (NDP2) 2017-2021 and reflect the priorities set out in Somaliland Vision 2030. The current SDF2 phase covers the period September 2018 – March 2024.
  2. The SDF Joint Steering Committee is currently considering a one-year extension from 1 April 2024 – 31 March 2025. If the extension is approved, then the Ministry of Water Resource Development (MoWRD) will be allocated funds for the implementation of the Borama Water Supply Improvement Extension Project. As a part of this project, MoWRD intends to use parts of these funds for the Procurement of a Contractor for “Civil Works – Supply and Laying of Pipes, Construction of Reservoir & Ancillary Buildings” identified as ICB No. P101-179.
  3. The Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Lots listed above and described in the detailed bidding documents.
  4. Bidding will be in accordance with the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the SDF procurement manual March 2019 which can be found at the SDF website via the link below: Manual.pdf and is open to all eligible bidders. 
  5. Interested firms can request for the bidding documents from the SDF Secretariat at the physical address or via the emails indicated below.
  6. Sealed bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 18 March 2024 at 1100 hours East African Standard Time. Electronic submission of bids will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.
  7. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on 18 March 2024 at 1100 Hours East Africa Time.
  8. 8. The address referred to above is:


Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat Office.

Attn: Procurement Team

Masala Area, Hargeisa, Somaliland.

 Tel: +252 633 501 394



The Contracts advertised as Lot 2 and Lot 3 will be awarded subject to the approval of the SDF2 extension and funding availability.