Projects & Operations


Reconstruction Of The North Eastern Dam Of The East Demerara Water Conservancy (edwc)


Project ID P147250
Project Title GY Flood Risk Management
Country Guyana
Notice No OP00036308
Notice Type Invitation for Bids
Notice Status Published
Borrower Bid Reference P147250
Procurement Method National Competitive Bidding
Language of Notice English
Submission Deadline Date/Time March 22, 2016  00:00
Published Date February 18, 2016


Organization/Department Agriculture Sector Development Unit
Name Mr. Dhaneshwar James
Address Regent & Vlissengen Roads
City Georgetown
Province/State Guyana
Postal Code 59204
Country Guyana
Phone 592-227-3752
Website N/A


Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Cooperative Republic of Guyana

  Ministry of Agriculture

Flood Risk Management Project(FRMP)

Credit No. 5474-GY/Project ID No.P147250


Reconstruction of the North Eastern Dam of the East Demerara Water Conservancy(EDWC)



1.         The Cooperative Republic of Guyana has received financing from theWorld Bank toward the cost of the Flood Risk Management Project (FRMP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward paymentsunder the Reconstruction of the North Eastern Dam of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC).


2.        The Ministryof Agriculture now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualifiedbidders for the Reconstruction of the North Eastern Dam of the East Demerara Water Conservancy (EDWC. Theconstruction period is scheduled for thirty (30) calendar months.

3.         Bidding will beconducted through the National CompetitiveBidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (published by the Association in January2011), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer toparagraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.


4.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information fromMr. Dhaneshwar James, ProjectCoordinator, Flood Risk Management Project(FRMP) by emailing and inspecting the Bidding Documents attheaddress given below (1) from 09:00hrs ?12:00hrs and 13:00hrs ? 16:00 hrs. Monday to Friday.


5. Qualifications requirements include:

(a)       FinancialCapability

The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidencethat it meets the following financial requirement(s):

  • Annual average turnover of at least: US$400,000 calculated as total certifiedpayments received for contracts in progress or completed within the last four (4) years.


  • The bidder mustdemonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumberedreal assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet cash flow requirementsof US$500,000 


(b)        Experience and TechnicalCapacity

The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidencetodemonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s):

  • Participation ascontractor, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least one (1) contract within the last four (4) years, with a value ofat least: US$400,000.


Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

6. A complete set ofbidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to theaddress below (1) and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of G$20,000. The method of payment will be by cash or Manager's Cheque inthe name of Permanent Secretary, Ministry ofAgriculture.


7.        Bids must bedelivered to the address below (2) on or before 9:00am on March 22nd, 2016. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presenceof the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in person at theaddressbelow (2) at 9:00am on March 22nd, 2016. 

8.         All bidsmust be accompanied by a Bid Security in the followingform:

The bid security from a bank or insurancecompany:

The amount of Bid Security is: Five Million Guyana Dollars (G$5,000,000.00) or Twenty Five Thousand United StatesDollars (US$25,000.00) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.


9.         A site visit and Pre-Bidmeeting will take place on 4thMarch, 2016 at 10:00am at the East Demerara Water Conservancy Head Office, Flagstaff, CaneGrove, East Coast Demerara, Mahaica.


10.        The address (es) referred to above is (are):


  1. Ministry of Agriculture, AgricultureSector Development Unit, FloodRisk Management Project (FRMP), Mr. Dhaneshwar James, Project Coordinator, Regent and Vlissengen Roads, Georgetown, Guyana.


2)   The Chairman, National Procurement & Tender Administration Board, Ministry of  Finance, Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown,Guyana.