Deadline for Submission: 
22 January, 2018 - 09:00

Invitation for Bids

Date:                           November 20th, 2017

Name of Project:         Support Project to the regional plan for Fruit Flies monitoring and Control in West Africa

IFB Nr.:                         PLMF/2017/003/FOU-03

1. The Commission of the Economic Community Of West African States - ECOWAS has received funds from European Union and the Agence Française de Développement towards the cost of Fruit Fly       Control Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of these funds will be applied to eligible payments under the contract PLMF/2017/003/FOU-03.

2.   The ECOWAS now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the procurement and the delivery of:

  • 1 Trinocular microscope with camera and editing or USB to connect to computer + digital accessories
  • 2 Portable Precision Balance
  • 6 Portable magnifier handle 1
  • 10 Portable magnifier handle 2
  • 6 Stéréomicroscopes Class Mag 41 20x/40x Champ 10 et 5 mmm
  • 3 Microscope DSK 500 Motic Double objective for training
  • 2 Biological incubator to growing medium
  • 1 Thermocycler acquisition of real-time data for quantitative PCR

3.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at the office of the coordination unit of the project:

Mr. Babacar FAL: (copy to ; and Mr. Nata TRAORE: or:

                 Bureau de la coordination du PLMF

                 CRSA Sotuba – Bamako – MALI

                 Telephone: +223 83 32 65 64 / +223 70 10 16 10

                 From Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm

4.  A complete set of Bidding Documents in English and French can be obtained by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the above or by downloading on the following internet sites: and/or

5.         The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the Agence Française de Développement’s Bidding Documents for Procurement of Goods.

6.         Bids must be delivered to the above office on or before 9 am (Bamako local time) on 22nd  January 2018 and must be accompanied by Bid-Securing Declaration

7. Bids will be opened in public and in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 10 am GMT on January 22nd, 2018 at the offices of:

               Bureau de la coordination du PLMF

               CRSA Sotuba - Bamako – MALI


The online opening option is available. The process is as follow:

The opening will be done by skype on January 22nd, 2018 at 10 am (UT). Bidders can participate, if they want, by connecting to the following pseudo: admfin.plmf.