Projects & Operations


Construction Of Intake, First 6 Km Ofmain Canal 1(mc1)


Project ID P158805
Project Title Shire Valley Transformation Program - I
Country Malawi
Notice No OP00055473
Notice Type Invitation for Prequalification
Notice Status Published
Borrower Bid Reference MW-MOAIWD-61737-CW-RFB
Procurement Method N/A
Language of Notice English
Submission Deadline Date/Time September 3, 2018  00:00
Published Date July 14, 2018


Organization/Department Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development
Name Manuel Maoni
Address Capital HillP O Box 30134Capital CityLilongwe 3
City N/A
Province/State Malawi
Postal Code N/A
Country Malawi
Phone 0994276975
Website N/A








Government ofMalaw i

Invitation forPrequalification


Ministry of Agricultur e, Irrigation and Water Development

Shire Valley Transformation Program - 1 (SVTP-1)





Credit No.IDA-61470


This invitation for prequalification follows the general procurement notice foor this project that appeared in Development Business IDA-61470


Thi/em> No.WB 5593-09/17 of 20th September 2017 on-line.

from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost ofthe Shire valley Transformation Program -1 (SVTP-1) , and it intends to apply part of the proceeds ofthis Credit to payments under the contract for the Const ruction of Intake and first 6 Km of Main Canal 1(MC1).The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (MoAIW D) intends to prequalify contractors for theConstruction of Intake and first 6 Km of Main Canal 1.These works are located i n Chikwawa District, Southern Region ofMalawi and will include construction of an Intake with sluice gates, installation of an auto matic control system at the right bank of the head-pond of the existing Kapichira Dam on Shire River; and a 6 km Canal through MajeteGame Reserve. The Canal will be mainly constructed in In-situ reinforced concrete and Pre-cast reinforced co ncrete in somesections.  It is expected that invitations for bid will be made in September 2 018.

Prequalification will be conducted through prequalification procedures specified in the World Bank’sGuidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, January 2011 revised June 2014, and is open to all bidders fromeligible source countries, as defined in the guidelines.5

Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information frr em and inspect the prequalification document at the Shire Valley Transformation Program-1(SVTP-1) at addressbelow 1) from 7:30am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday except on Public holidays. A completeset of the prequalification document in English may be purchased by interested Applicants (a) on the submission ofa writt en application to the address below (1) and (b) upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of  MK30,000.00or USD45.00. The method of payment will be cash, Bank certified cheque or direct transfer to bank account namedbelow at (2).The document will be sent by courier for international Applicants and they shall bear the cost of the courier totheir destination country.

Applications for prequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to theaddress below at (3) by 3rd September, 2018 and be clearly marked “Application to Prequalify forShire Valley Transformati on Program -1 (SVTP-1), Construction of Intake and first 6Km of Main Canal1.

  1. Address for seek ing clarifications and inspection of  PrequalificationDocument


Ministr y of Agriculture, Irrigation and WaterDevelopment

Shire Valley Transformation Program-1

16 ChilembweRoad

Tikwere House, City Center

Private Bag 379

Blantyre 3.



Attention: SeniorProcurement Specialist


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2.  Account Details for Direct Telegraphic Transfers for InternationalApplicants


Account Name: Shire Valley Transformation Programme(IDA)

Account Number: 0013006 240192

Account Currency: MalawiKwacha

Bank: Reserve Bank of Malawi


3.  Address forsubmission of Application for Prequalification

The Chairman of Internal Procurement and AssetDisposal Committee

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigationand WaterDevelopment

Shire Valley Transformation Program-1

Ground Floor, Roo m14

Tikwere House, City Center

Private Bag 390



           &nnbsp;  Attention:         Senior Procurement Specialist (SVTP)