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GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE

 

CENTRAL ASIA HYDROMETEOROLOGY MODERNIZATION PROJECT

IDA Grant No. H677-7C for Component A

IDA Credit No. 4934-KG, Grant No. H678-KG for Component B

IDA Grant No. H679-TJ for Component C

Project ID No. 120788

 

The Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project is a regional project with the total cost of US$ 27.7 mln to be implemented by three entities. The Project will include the following 3 components:

-          Component A “Strengthening regional coordination and informational sharing”

-          Component B “Strengthening of Hydromet services in Kyrgyz Republic”

-          Component C “Strengthening of Hydromet services in the Republic of Tajikistan”

 

The Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving Aral Sea (EC-IFAS) has received financing in the amount of US$ 8.7 million equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Component A “Strengthening Regional Coordination and Informational Sharing” of the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, related services and consulting services to be procured under this project.

 

The Component A of the project would include the following contracts:

 

No.

Contract Reference No.

Contract description

Expected date of the Invitation to Bids/Request of Expression of Interests

GOODS

1

RHC-G/ICB-01

Supply and installation of multifunctional meteorological complex and telecommunication equipment at Regional Meteorological Center (Tashkent)

August, 2012

2

RHC-G/ICB-02

Regional system for access to informational products generated using high resolution satellite data (3 National Hydromet Services (NHMS): Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan)

November 2012

3

RHC-G/ICB-03

Supply and installation of information processing and vizualization systems 

March 2013

4

RHC-G/ICB-04

Supply of the study equipment to support professional development of observation units

May 2013

5

RHC-G/ICB-05

Development of learning aids to study technical characteristics and operation & maintenance of modern hardware for 4 NHMSs

October 2013

6

RHC-G/ICB-06

Development of the distance learning system for the 4 NMHSs, with the system’s hub at the WMO Regional Training Centre, including development of e-learning courses and training

November 2013

CONSULTING SERVICES

7

RHC-CS/QCBS-01

Services of the System Integrator

June 2011

8

RHC-CS/QCBS-02

Assessment of the long-term characteristics of surface water resources in the Aral Sea basin (4 NHMSs)

June 2012

9

RHC-CS/QCBS-03

Introduction of the numerical weather forecasting techniques for national and regional forecasts in NMHS operations (4 NMHSs)

July 2013

 

The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has received financing in the amount of US$ 6.0 million equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Component B “Strengthening of the Hydromet Services in Kyrgyz Republic” of the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, related services and consulting services to be procured under this project.

 

The Component B of the project would include the following contracts:

 

No.

Contract Reference No.

Contract description

Expected date of the Invitation to Bids/Request of Expression of Interests

GOODS

1

KG-G/ICB-01

Refurbishing observation networks and data collection center

August, 2012

2

KG-G/ICB-02

Supply and installation of calibration complexes, training

November 2012

3

KG-G/ICB-03

Supply of motor vehicles and overalls

January 2013

4

KG-G/ICB-04

Supply and installation of the equipment for modernization of archive and service by the hydrometeorological information, training

March 2013

5

KG-G/ICB-05

Supply and installation of vizualization complex, training (supply and installation of computers and software)

March 2013

6

KG-G/ICB-06

Supply and installation of the equipment and the software for expanding external and internal users access to observation data and informational products, including data archives   information

June 2013

 

The Government of the Republic of Tajikistan has received financing in the amount of US$ 13.0 million equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Component C “Strengthening of the Hydromet Services of the Republic of Tajikistan” of the Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, related services and consulting services to be procured under this project.

 

The Component C of the project would include the following contracts:

 

No.

Contract Reference No.

Contract description

Expected date of the Invitation to Bids/Request of Expression of Interests

GOODS

1

TJ-G/ICB-01

Modernisation of the observation networks and data collection centers

August 2012

2

TJ-G/ICB-02

Supply of motor vehicles and mobile hydrological laboratory,  training

September 2012

3

TJ-G/ICB-03

Establishing regional remote sensing monitoring system, including systems of receiving  and processing high-resolution satellite images (supply, installation and adjustment of the equipment, staff training)

November 2012

4

TJ-G/ICB-04

Supply and installation of calibration complexes,  training

December 2012

5

TJ-G/ICB-05

Supply and installation of vizualization complex, computer and office equipment, training

February 2013

6

TJ-G/ICB-06

Supply and installation of the equipment for modernization of archive and service by the hydrometeorological information, training

March 2013

7

TJ-G/ICB-07

Supply of equipment to enhance Emergency Committee capacity  to disseminate NMHS's information about severe weather conditions  to the regional and local branches of the committee 

April 2013

8

TJ-G/ICB-08

Supply and installation of information resources (hardware and software) to expand external and internal users access to observation data and informational products 

June 2013

CONSULTING SERVICES

9

TJ-CS/QCBS-01

Improving national climate service

May 2013

 

Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (May 2004 edition, revised in October 2006 and May 2010), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004 edition, revised in October 2006 and May 2010).

 

Specific Procurement Notices for contracts to be bid under the World Bank’s International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will be announced, as they become available, in UN Development Business and on the web-site of EC-IFAS (www.ec-ifas.org) for Component A, on the web-site of the Agency for Hydrometeorology under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic (www.meteo.ktnet.kg) for Component B, and on the web-site of the State Agency of Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan (www.meteo.tj) for Component C.

 

Interested eligible bidders who wish to be included on the mailing list to receive invitations to bid under ICB procedures, and interested consultants who wish to receive a copy of advertisement requesting expressions of interest for consultancy contracts, or those requiring additional information, should contact the addresses below.

 

For Component A “Strengthening Regional Coordination and Informational Sharing”

Executive Committee of the International Fund for saving Aral Sea

Attn: Ms. Zhuldyz Zhurumbetova, specialist of the EC-IFAS

280 Dostyk avenue

050020, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

Tel: +7 727 387 34 31 (ext. 102)

Fax: +7 727 387 34 33

E-mail: zhuldyz@ec-ifas.org, kubakov@ec-ifas.org shivareva@meteo.kz  

Web site: www.ec-ifas.org

 

For Component B “Strengthening of Hydromet Services in Kyrgyz Republic”

Agency for Hydrometeorology under the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic

Attn: Mr. Ulan Torobekov, Head of the International Liaison Unit

1 Kerimbekov street

720017, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Tel: +996 312 31 44 11

Fax: +996 312 31 46 63

E-mail: inter@meteo.ktnet.kg, alfa_toro@mail.ru

Web site: www.meteo.ktnet.kg

                                                                                       

For Component C “Strengthening of Hydromet Services in the Republic of Tajikistan”

State Agency of Hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan

Attn: Mr. Karimjon Abdualimov, deputy ditector

47 Shevchenko street

734025 Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan

Tel: +992 37 221 41 24, +992 37 221 51 91

Fax: +992 37 221 55 22, +992 37 223 18 21

E-mail: offise@meteo.tj, abdualimov@mail.ru

Web site: www.meteo.tj

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