2018-08-12 - 22:00h to 2018-09-20 - 15:35h


Supply of Goods Research Sector Deadline: 20 September 2018

Country: Burkina Faso

Ref-N°: WASCAL 2018-05

Post qualification

Ref.: International, open tender for the “Procurement of 60 Automatic Hydrologi-cal Stations for WASCAL”
Financing: WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a large-scale research-focused program funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) through Kreditan-stalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) towards the cost of the construction and equipment procurement for WASCAL (BMZ no. 30194). Funds have been committed for this Project by the German Government through KfW Development Bank (Financial Cooperation, FC) and it is intended to apply a portion of this fund for the Supply of 60 Automatic Hydrological Stations for WASCAL, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso The prerequisites for disbursements for this assignment are finalised.

Project Executing Agency: West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) (as “The Purchaser”).

Project Measures: WASCAL was initiated and designed to help tackle the chal-lenges of Climate Change and thereby enhance the resilience of human and en-vironmental systems to climate change and increased variability. WASCAL in-tends to strengthen the research infrastructure and capacity in West Africa relat-ed to Climate Change and Adapted Land Use.

The WASCAL partner countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo. WASCAL is organized around three principle components:

• Competence Centre;
• Core Research Program;
• Graduate Studies Program.

Requested Supply of Goods: To help tackle the complex challenges in the sci-ences of climate change, adaptation and mitigations, WASCAL also strengthens research, capacity building, climate services and infrastructure in its member countries. In a participative approach with the National Hydrological Services (NHS), WASCAL and its partners are striving to establish a long-term regional hydro-climate observation network with dense and high quality hydrological and weather/climate information.

This tender notice concerns the supply and commissioning of hydrological equipment (automatic water level and water quality recorders with accessories installation accessories, water discharge measurement devices, staff gauges and field computers/Toughbooks also with all accessories needed) to WASCAL Com-
petence Centre in Ouagadougou, incl. training, installation and post-contractual services.

Bidding Documents: Interested bidders may ask for a complete set of bidding documents (PDF format) in English language upon a written application to:

Carlswerkstrasse 13d
51063 Cologne

Email: WASCAL_procurement(at)

The Employer will promptly dispatch the documents by email, but under no cir-cumstances will it be held responsible for late delivery or loss of the documents so sent.

Deadline and submission of bids: Applications for Postqualification clearly marked “Application to Post-Qualify for “Procurement of 60 Automatic Hy-drological Stations for WASCAL” and must be submitted in sealed envelopes, which must be delivered either by hand or by registered mail, to:

WASCAL Competence Centre
Attention: Boukari Ouedraogo
Address: 06BP 9507 Ouagadougou 06
City: Ouagadougou
Country: Burkina Faso

not later than: 20 September 2018, 11.30 am local time (Ougadougou).

Late applications are rejected.

Evaluation, award, and contract: Postqualification will be conducted through Postqualification procedures in accordance with the KfW’s “Guidelines for Pro-curement of Goods and Services” and is open to all national and international firms and voluntarily formed joint ventures.

The minimum requirement for Postqualification will be to have successfully car-ried out supply and installation of goods of similar nature in a similar environment and to meet the eligibility criteria as detailed in the Tender Document.

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