GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
SMALLSCALE HORTICULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (SHDP)
The Government of Kenya has received a loan and grant from African Development
Fund to finance the Smallscale Horticulture Development Project.
The principal objective of this project is to eradicate poverty, enhanced food security
and improve the standard of living of the population in Kajiado, Machakos, Marakwet,
Mbeere, Meru South, Narok, Nakuru and Loitokitok districts by increasing household
incomes through increased production of horticultural products and produce and
In order to achieve these objectives the project will focus on:-
1. Irrigation and Infrastructure Scheme Development.
2. Farmer Support.
3. Project Co-ordination and Management.
The project’s modes of procurement are as follows:-
Civil Works: International Competitive Bidding; and National Competitive
Goods: International Competitive Bidding; National Competitive Bidding; and
Consulting Services and Training: Short listing and Direct Negotiations
Miscellaneous: Government Procedures.
Procurement of goods and/or works will be in accordance with the rules of procedure
for the procurement of goods and work. Acquisition of the services of consultants will
follow the Bank’s rules of procedure for the use of consultants. Bidding documents are
expected to be available in September 2008.
Interested bidders may obtain further information and should confirm their interest by
Project Coordination Team
Ministry of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 30028 – 00100,
Telephone: (254) 0202718870 Extension - 046
Fax (254) 0202716497