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P101-183 Request for Proposal Consulting Services for the Borama City Water Tariff Study, Somaliland



Project Holder

Ministry of Water Resources Development (MoWRD)


Proposed Extension of Borama Water Supply Project


Somaliland Development Fund Phase 2

RfP Title

Borama City Water Tariff Study

RfP No



01 July 2024


  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 2025.
  1. The SDF2 has allocated funding to the Ministry of Water Resources Development for the Borama Water Supply Project Extension Phase. As a part of this project, MoWRD intends to use parts of these funds to procure services of a firm to conduct the Borama City Water Tariff Study.
  1. The SDF Secretariat now requests for proposals for the Borama City Water Tariff Study, Somaliland (hereinafter called “Services”). Full details on the Services are provided in the Terms of Reference (Section 7).
  1. It is not permissible to transfer this Consultancy to any other firm after submission of proposals.
  1. The Consulting Firm shall be selected under Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) procedure upon submission of a Full Technical Proposal (FTP) described in this Request for Proposals (RFP) and in accordance with the SDF Procurement Manual, March 2019 which can be found on the website through the following link: here
  1. The RFP includes the following documents:

Section 1       –          Request for Proposals

Section 2       –          Instructions to Consultants and Data Sheet

Section 3       –          Technical Proposal (FTP) - Standard Forms

Section 4       –          Financial Proposal - Standard Forms

Section 5       –          Eligible Countries

Section 6       –          Fraud and Corruption

Section 7       –          Terms of Reference

Section 8       –          Standard Forms of Contract are Lump-Sum.

  1. Please inform us of receipt of the RFP by email indicating:
  • that you have received this Request for Proposals; and
  • whether you intend to submit a proposal alone or intend to enhance your experience by requesting permission to associate with other firm(s) (if permissible under Section 2, Instructions to Consultants (ITC), Data Sheet 14.1.1).
  1. Your attention is drawn to the SDF2 Procurement Guidelines on the disclosure of information on the successful Consultant’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the Request for Proposals.
  1. Any attempt by individuals, institutions, companies, and service providers to influence the outcome of the selection process in any way which can be interpreted as canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification from being considered for this service provision.
  1. The proposals must be physically delivered to the address indicated below on or before:

Date: Monday 29 July 2024

Time: 11:00 hours East African Time (EAT)

Address and contact details:

Somaliland Development Fund Secretariat Office

Attn: Procurement Team

Masala Area, Hargeisa, Somaliland

Telephone: + 252 633 501 394

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