Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD)
Country: Republic of Somaliland

Project: Procurement of Construction of Sand Storage Dams

Project ID: BMZ No. 32642 / 2015 67 924

Date: May 12, 2020

The Government of Somaliland through Ministry of Agricultural Development has received financing assistance from KfW toward the cost of the Sustainable Land Management, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for the procurement of construction of Sand storage Dams works  in Biji Catchment Area of the SLM Project

Ministry of Agricultural Development now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for

Lot A – Construction of ST01 (Laalays), ST02 (Huluuq),ST04 (Huluuq)

Lot B – Construction of ST17(Gabiley),

Lot C –Construction of ST18 (Qudhaco)

Further details on the scope of the works foreseen are provided on webpage. The originals of the entire tender documents are provided as soft and hard copies against a non-refundable payment of USD 100.00 (One Hundred United States Dollars) at the address provided below. The method of payment will be in Cash. The documents to be downloaded from the webpage could not be used to fill prices and only originals can be used for this purpose. The downloadable versions are intended to show bidders about the scope of work before site visit.

Site visit and pre-bid meeting are planned for 27th May 2019 at 8:00 A.M. and 28th May 9:00 AM respectively.

Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from the address provided below.

Bidding will be conducted by means of the National Competitive Bidding procedure with qualification as specified in the KfW Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and associated Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries (“KfW Guidelines”) customised to local situations in Somaliland.

Applicants are invited from interested Contractors. The minimum qualification criteria to be met are as follows:

a) Average annual turnover in construction during the last three years of US$ 100,000 or equivalent.

b) Not to have a conflict of interest, i.e. applicants (including all partners of a joint venture and all subcontractors) should not have participated as a Consultant in the preparation of the design or technical specifications of the works that are the subject of this tender.

c) Not listed as sanctioned entity by either the Government of Somaliland, Germany, the EU or the United Nations regarding fight against terrorism.

d) All applicants to submit duly filled, signed documents with a covering letter on Company Letterhead duly signed by the authorized / legal representative of the Company.

e) All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security.


The anticipated commencement of the works is July 2020.

An Applicant is required to Submit One (1) Original and Four (3) Copies of the tender documents as well as one soft copy.

In the first public session, only the Qualification Documents and Technical Proposal will be opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives. In the second public session only the Bids (financial offers) of those Bidders who have fulfilled the qualification criteria and whose technical proposals are substantially responsive will be opened.

Sealed Bids indicating the Invitation for Tender and Tender Description must be delivered within 45 calendar days of the first day of announcement of this tender to the address below so as to be received until 27 of June 2020 at 10.00 A.M. Local Time. Late Bids will be rejected.

Director General

Ministry of Agricultural Development

Dr. Ahmed Ali Mah

Near Presidential Palace

Hargeisa / Somaliland

 Tel: +252 63 4818592


The bids will be opened immediately thereafter at Ministry of Agricultural Development Meeting Hall in the presence of interested bidders who may wish to attend.