The Federal Republic of Nigeria
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
General Procurement Notice
Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU)
Second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II)
(Adamawa, Enugu, Niger and Osun States)
Project ID No. P095003
Re: Issuance Date: 17th December, 2013
This General Procurement Notice (GPN) replaces the notice published in the Guardian and Tuesday Newspapers of July 24th, 2007 and development and gateway dg Market website as number 608 of August 16th 2007 on the Second Rural Access & Mobility Project (RAMP 2).
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received credit from the World Bank and French Development Agency (AFD) towards the cost of the Second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II) in four participating states of Adamawa, Enugu, Niger and Osun and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, related services and consulting services to be procured under the project.
The project will include the following components:
- Component 1: Upgrading and Rehabilitation of Rural Transport Infrastructure
This component finances the following sub-components:
- i. Sub-Component 1.1: Upgrading and/or Rehabilitation of Rural Roads and Related Technical supervision and consulting Services.
This sub-component finances design studies, upgrading and/or rehabilitation costs and related supervision activities for an estimated 1,450 km of existing rural and state roads in Adamawa, Enugu, Niger and Osun states. Approximately 800 km of rural roads (200 km/state) have been pre-identified as part of project preparation. The remaining 650 km (140 km additional for Adamawa and 170 km each for the other three states) will be identified during implementation after an updating of the prioritization studies prepared in each state.
- Sub-Component 1.2: Upgrading and/or rehabilitation of River-crossings and Related Technical supervision and consulting Services.
This sub-component finances design studies, safeguard assessments, upgrading and/or rehabilitation costs and related supervision activities for approximately 65 river crossings on rural roads in the participating states in order to ensure minimal access at locations selected for their importance for agricultural productivity or to give access to social services. River crossings include causeways, fords, box culverts as well as small bridges.
- Component 2: Community-based road maintenance and annual mechanized maintenance
This component finances the maintenance of the roads includes those that are rehabilitated under Component l, as well as a few other pilot roads, to build up the maintenance system white the roads are being rehabilitated. Pilot programs will be initiated in each one of the tier-one states for up to 50 km of rural roads rehabilitated through other means. Permanent routine maintenance would be performed by communities living alongside the rehabilitated roads, organized in “maintenance groups”. Two annualized mechanized maintenance each year, before and after each rainy season, would be performed through global maintenance contracts contracted out to the private sector.
- Component 3: Project Management and Strengthening of State a Federal Road Sector Institutional, Policy and Regulatory Framework
This component aims at addressing institutional capacity gaps at the sub-national level with regard to rural road assets’ management, as well as at developing and implementing sound rural transport potties. It also provides a comprehensive institutional development package at the state and federal levels.
Procurement of Contracts Financed by the World Bank will be conducted procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement unto IBRD loans and IDA Credits revised January, 2011 and is, open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the guidelines, Consulting services will be selected in Bank Guideline: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World bank Borrowers, revised January, 2011.
Specific procurement notices for the contracts to be bidded under the World Bank’s International Competitive Bidding (ICB) and National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and for large value consultants’ contracts will be advertised, as they become available in the UN Development Business online, dgMarket and two National Newspapers.
Interested eligible bidder who wish to be included in the mailing list to receive an invitation under ICB procedure, and interested consultants/ consulting firms who wish to receive a copy of the advertisement requesting expressions of interest for large-value consultants’ contracts, or Chose requiring additional information, should contact the address below.
Engr. Ubandoma Ularamu
Federal Project Management Unit (FPMU)
Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP)
NAIC House (1st Floor Plot 590, Zone AO
Airport Road, Central Area .
Telephone: +234-806-919-3203, +234-803-611-0055,