The Cameroonian Ministry of Water and Energy is launching a call for tenders for the construction of 25 simplified drinking water supply systems (SDWS) and 874,000 public latrines in the Adamaoua, North and Far North regions. Proposals are due by 7 September 2022.
As part of the Cameroon Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (Paea-Mru), the Cameroonian government wants to contract the services of several companies. The call for tenders, open until 7 September 2022, has two objectives. The improvement of access to drinking water and sanitation in the North.
The companies selected by the Cameroonian Ministry of Water and Energy, which is piloting the project, will have the task of building 25 simplified drinking water supply systems (SDWS) in the Adamaoua, North and Far North regions; as well as 874,000 public latrines that will reduce open defecation.
A project funded by the IsDB
According to the Cameroonian Ministry of Water and Energy, the selected companies will have 36 months to deliver all the facilities from the start date of the work. The Cameroonian government will rely on financing of 18 billion CFA francs (nearly 27.45 million euros) granted by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).
“Only bidders from IsDB member countries may apply, in accordance with the guidelines in force for the procurement of goods, works and related services,” the Cameroonian Ministry of Water and Energy said. The construction of the 25 AEPS and 874,000 public toilets will enable the Cameroonian government to take a further step towards achieving its objectives for the Paea-Mru. Ultimately, the initiative aims to achieve 88 simplified drinking water supply systems in Cameroon.