| INVITATION FOR BIDS |08/06/2017 – 14/07/2017  |








The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has budgeted for rehabilitation of grain storage sheds at Mazabula, Monze and Pemba Depots as follows:

Lot No. Description of Works


Completion Period
1 Rehabilitation of the EEC shed at Mazabuka Main Depot in Mazabuka District 180 working days
2 Rehabilitation of 2No. sheds (EEC & DMC) and 5No. CIDA sheds at Monze Main Depot in Monze District. 180 working days
3 Rehabilitation of the DMC shed at Pemba Main Depot in Pemba District. 180 working days

Note: Award of contract will be restricted to one lot per bidder

The Agency now invites sealed bids from eligible contractors. The tender is open to firms that are registered in Zambia as Contractors with the National Council for construction (NCC) in Categories B or C, Grades 3 and 4 and have a valid tax clearance certificate from the Zambia Revenue Authority as outlined in the bidding document. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to the following:-

  • Constructions Works and
  • Rehabilitation works

Eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the Procurement & Supplies Unit offices, Food Reserve Agency, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, Lusaka.  The telephone numbers are 260-211-286097/286106.


This tender has preferential procurement margins for bidders registered with the Citizen Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) as follows:

  • Citizen influenced companies – 4 percent
  • Citizen empowered companies – 8 percent
  • Citizen owned companies – 12 percent

A complete set of bidding documents may be obtained by eligible bidders from the Food Reserve Agency Head Office, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, Lusaka, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K500.00.

The bids should be appropriately bound, sealed and bold labeled “Tender for rehabilitation of grain storage sheds at Mazabuka, Monze and Pemba Depots” and addressed to the Procurement Coordinator, Food Reserve Agency, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, P.O. Box 34054, Lusaka, Zambia.

Mandatory Site Visit & Pre-bid meetings will be held on dates and times indicated in the bidding documents.

The bids must be deposited in the Tender Box at the reception area, Plot 7419, Manda Road, Industrial Area, Lusaka, on or before Friday 14th July 2017 at 10:00 hours.

The closing date for the receipt of bids is Friday 14th July 2017 at 10:00 hours and any bid received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted. The bids will be opened thereafter in the Board Room, in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

Procurement Coordinator

For and on behalf of the


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