INVITATION FOR BIDS SUPPLY, WAREHOUSING AND RETAILING OF FERTILIZER UNDER THE 2019/2010 FARM INPUTS SUBSIDY PROGRAM

PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NUMBER : SFFRFM/2019/2020/01

1. Smallholder Farmers Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi (SFFRFM), acting on behalf of the government of the republic of Malawi, has budgeted funds to be used for the procurement of 90,000 (Ninety Thousand) metric tons of fertilizer under the 2019/2020 farm inputs subsidy programme (FISP). SFFRFM now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply, warehousing and retailing of the fertilizer as follows:
Lot No. Fertilizer Type Quantity (MK) Unit of Measure Delivery Point Delivery Point
1 Urea 46% n 45,000 50Kg bags All EPAs in all District in Malawi Within 12 weeks from date of signing contract.
2 NPK 23:10:5+6S+1Zn 45,000 50Kg bags All EPAs in all District in Malawi Within 12 weeks from date of signing contract.
TOTAL 90,000

2. Bidders shall be required to bid in multiples of 500 tonnes up to a maximum of 5,000 tonnes half of which shall come from each lot.
3. Bidding will be conducted through National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures as contained in the public procurement and disposable of public assets act, 2017 and subsidiary regulations and open to all bidders in Malawi.
4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from SFFRFM and inspect the Bidding Documents during working days at the address given below at 9(i) from 07:30 hours to 12:00 noon and 13:00 hours to 16:30 hours.
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased and collected by interested bidders at the address given under item 9(i) below, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of MK10, 000.00 in cash or bank certified cheque.
6. Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 days from the deadline for bid submission. All bid must accompanied by a bid security of MK5, 000,000.00 (Five Million Kwacha) per 500 tonnes a bidders is bidding for. The bid security must be valid for a period of 120 days from the deadline for bid submission.
7. Bids in sealed envelopes clearly marked SUPPLY, WAREHOUSING AND RETAILING OF FERTILIZER UNDER FISP must be delivered to the address the item9(ii) below and deposited into the tender box by bidders or their representatives on or before 10:00 hours local time, Tuesday, 20th July, 2019. Electronic submission of bids will be acceptable. Late bids shall be rejected.
8. Bids will be opened in the publicly in the presence of the bidders or their representatives, who choose to attend at the address under item (iii) below at 10:00 hours local time on Tuesday, 30y July, 2019.
9. (i) address for inspection, clarification and purchasing of bidding documents
The Procurement Unit
Smallholders Farmers Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi
Ulimi House
Cnr Glyn Jones/ Sharpe Roads
P. O. Box 2505
Blantyre
Malawi
Tel.: +265 (0)1 824 466
Fax: +265 (0) 1 821 421

(ii) Address for submission of bids
The Chairman
Internal Procurement and Disposal Committee
Smallholders Farmers Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi
Ulimi House
Cnr Glyn Jones/ Sharpe Roads
P. O. Box 2505
Blantyre
Malawi

(iii) Address for opening of bids
Malawi Sun Hotel & Conference Centre
Jupter Conference Centre
Robins Road
Blantyre
Malawi


News Paper: Daily Times newspaper
Company Name: SMALLHOLDER FARMERS FERTILIZER REVOLVING FUND OF MALAWI
Closing Date: 2019-07-30 10:00:00
News Paper Date : 20190702