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P101-044 - Request for bids for procurement of laboratory equipment and chemicals

  • Country:
  • Client:
    Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat
  • Fund:
    Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2
  • RFB Title:
    Procurement of Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals for Dayaha and LasAnod Boarding Schools
  • RFP No.:

1. The Somaliland Development Fund – Phase 2 (SDF2) covers the period 2018 – 2023. SDF2 is conceived as an inclusive economic development programme. It supports the GoSL 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. SDF2’s ambitions are 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 objectives of the SDF2 are threefold:
Support increased inclusive economic growth through investment in productive, strategic infrastructure to enhance economic growth and revenue generation.
Strengthen and maintain the capabilities of the government of Somaliland to prioritise and manage the sustainable and equitable development of Somaliland’s infrastructure.
Support strong government ownership of development priorities aligned with the National Development Plan.

2. The SDF Secretariat is in the process of procurement of Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals for Dayaha and Lasanod Schools. The procurement involves supply, installation and training at delivery locations in Somaliland (Erigavo and Lasanod). In line with this, the SDF Secretariat is seeking to engage a qualified supplier to provide Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals together with installation and training.

3. Bidding will be conducted in accordance with Request for Bids (RFB) for Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services as specified in the SDF Procurement Manual March 2019 and is open to all eligible Bidders. The manual can be found here.

4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain the bidding documents through email via request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. during office hours from. 0800 to 1700. Full details of the bid are detailed in the standard bid document.

5. Bids need not be accompanied by a Bid Security.

6. Sealed bids must be delivered to the address in no 7 below on or before 13 October 2019 at 1100 hours East African Standard Time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 13 October 2019 at 1100 Hours.

Any attempt by individuals, institutions, companies and service providers to influence the outcome of the bid process in any way which can be interpreted as canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification from being considered for this service provision.

7. The address referred to above is:

Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat Office
Attn: Procurement Manager
Masala Area, Hargeisa, Somaliland
Telephone: + 252 633 501 394
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.