The Government of Ghana has received credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of WEST AFRICA AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY PROGRAMME (WAAPP-2A) and it is intended that part of the proceeds of this credit will be applied for eligible payments for the PROCUREMENT OF 1200 SMARTPHONES FOR THE E-AGRICULTURE PROGRAMME AND SEED GROWERS/ FIELD AGENTS FOR SEED MULTIPLICATION.
Seven (7) Firms purchased the Bid Document and only four (4) submitted on 16th March, 2015.
Bids were received from:-
- IMPC Limited
P.O.BOX AN 7617, Accra, Ghana
- Henkoq Ventures Limited
P.O. Box GP 20405, Accra, Ghana
- Sparkx Ghana limited
- O. Box GP834, Accra, Ghana
- City-Plus Limited
P.O.BOX 240, Old Tafo-Kumasi, Ghana
All the firms except for Messrs. City-Plus Limited met the required commercial conditions and therefore accepted for detailed technical examination. Messrs. City-Plus Limited failed to submit a manufacturer’s Authorization.
Offers from Messrs. IPMC Limited, Messrs. Henkoq Ventures Limited and Messrs. Sparkx Ghana Limited met the required minimum technical requirements of the bidding document.
Based on price Messrs. IPMC Limited turned out to be the recommended bidder after bid evaluation. The Central Tender Review Board gave clearance for the award of contract to Messrs. IPMC Limited to supply 1200 Smartphones at a total CIP cost of Nine Hundred and Thirty-Seven Thousand, Five Hundred and Seventy Nine Ghana Cedis and Fifty Pesewas (GH¢937,579.50).
The contract was signed on 18th May, 2015 and the duration of the assignment is Sixty (60) days after the award of contract and expected to complete 18th August, 2015.