Request for Bids (RFB)


CEFA – European Committee for Training and Agriculture has received financing from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (AICS) for the implementation of the “FSSFS-Food Security and Sustainability in Fragile Situations” Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under this contract.

CEFA invites Bids from eligible entities (“Bidders”) for the provision of agricultural goods and inputs in Puntland State of Somalia. The goods and related services, and the contract expected to be awarded, are divided into the following 4 (four) lots:

LOT 1 – Hand tools
LOT 2 Sprayers
LOT 3 – Seeds
LOT 4 – Water pumps

Full details and technical specification of the goods and related services included in each lot are provided in the RFB and Bidding Documents at the following link.
This RFB is open to all eligible Bidders who wish to respond. Subject to restrictions noted in the Bidding Document, eligible entities may associate with other Bidders to enhance their capacity to successfully carry out the assignment.
Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) method, the evaluation procedure for which is described in this Bidding Document, in accordance with the IFAD Procurement Handbook which is provided on the IFAD website
The NCB process, as described, will include a review and verification of qualifications and past performance, including a reference check, prior to the contract award.
How to apply

Bidders interested shall submit their Bids by sending them, giving full contact details of the Bidder, to the following address:

  • CEFA Kenya and Somalia Regional Office in Nairobi
    General Mathenge Lane, off General Mathenge Drive, Westlands, Nairobi
  • Attn: Fulvio Giberti – CEFA Project Manager

Or alternatively by sending an email to the following email

Bids must be delivered to the address and in the manner specified in section 2 (Information To the Bidders) no later than: 29/09/2020 at 5.00 pm EAT

Bidders should be aware that late bids will not be accepted under any circumstance and will be returned unopened at the written request and cost of the Bidder. Please note that, due to the COVID19 situation, also electronic Bids will be accepted.