Tender for the Construction and Installation of Fish Cages at Plan International – in Zambia

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Tender for the Construction and Installation of Fish Cages

About Plan International

Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children’s centered development and humanitarian organization in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty particularly those who are excluded or marginalized with high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing its income, working in partnership with others and operating effectively. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations. Plan International purpose statement “We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls”.

Plan International Core Values Are:
We strive for lasting impact
We are open and accountable
We work well together
We are inclusive and empowering

The Building Climate Resilient Rural Communities in Zambia project is aimed at enhancing the capacity of communities with a particular focus on women and girls, in the rural district of Chisamba, to adapt and become resilient to the impacts of climate change. The project is conducting a beneficiary selection process for would be beneficiaries on the Five Green enterprises namely Bee Keeping, Poultry, piggery, Fish Farming and Gardening.

Number of beneficiaries per Green Enterprise is based on a total of 400 targeted beneficiaries as indicated in the approved Project Proposal.
Plan International Zambia wish to extend its invitation to participate in the request for proposals for the construction and installation of fish Cages:

Fish Cage Specifications

A. Cage Frame
Main Cage Frame : 50mm x 50mm x 1.2mm thick square tubes or Use of 50mm x 50mm x 1.2mm thick Angle lines
Hand rails and safety features : 30mm x 30mm x 1.2mm Square tubes
Walk way : Expanded wire Gauze
Part Moorings : Double rimed 210l plastic drums
Safety features : 30mm x 1.2mm flat bars securing of moorings

B. Netting Cage Bags and attachments

Part Juvenile Netting bag
Braided Knotless 8mm – 12mm P.E/ cotton Kapenta nets measuring 5m x 5m x 6m note 1m in the depth as jump or free board

Part Production netting bag
Braided Knotless 25mm polythene net measuring 5m x 5m x 6m note 1m in the depth as jump or free board. The net should have 0.8m – 1m netting to act as a feed trap. Netting to be mounted with net mesh in squared shape to ensure maximum water exchange

Predator control netting bag
Braided Knotted 25mm -50mm P.E Nettling measuring 6m x 6m x 5m. Netting to be mounted with net mesh in squared shape to ensure maximum water exchange

Bird Net
Braided Knotless 15 -25 mm polythene net measuring

Netting attachments
21 ply twine 10mm ropes for bird netting, 12mm for Juvenile, production and predator netting and cable ties for securing the bird net. Netting anchors to ensure well spreading of the netting materials

C. Moorings and attachments

Moorings and anchorage system
Double rimed 210l plastic drums encased in metal frame 18mm rope attachment for cage to mooring drums then to concrete anchor. Anchors weighing 80 -150 Kg made with concrete with Y12 metal bars as reinforcement

Number of cages to be constructed: 6

Size per cage: 5 x 5 x 6 metres

Location for Cage installation: Lifwambula Village (Mutenga Dam), Chikonkomene Ward, Chisamba District.

All applicants should provide the following documentations:
• ZPPA certification
• Company registration certificate
• VAT Tax Registration and Tax Clearance Certificate
• No pending litigation status that would negatively affect this contract
• The selected contractor/vendor will also be required to provide a Bank bond.

Submission Procedure

Please send your bid applications to [email protected]  and Cc. [email protected] , By 16:30hrs, 9th September,2021 local time and any bids received after this time and date will not be accepted.

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