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UNDP Procurement Support Unit PSU), offers direct procurement services to support UNDP country offices programmes. The objective of this RFI is to seek information and explore potential solutions and suppliers for an automatic chalk stick processing plant in Tanzania. UNDP expects to follow this RFI with an international bidding exercise
It should be noted that responses to this RFI, will not be treated as proposals and will not be used to short-list or prequalify bidders for any upcoming tender processes. Information provided may be used as input for subsequent tender processes (i.e. timelines, technical specifications, etc). Respondents should clearly mark any proprietary information submitted in response to this RFI.
Upon receipt of responses to this RFI, UNDP may request vendors to demonstrate their products or solutions. Demonstrations will be intended to provide information to UNDP and will not be subject to an evaluation.
UNDP will not be responsible for any costs incurred by the vendors related to the response to this RFI.
The envisaged chalk factory is to be established at Maswa District Simiyu region is pegged at 60% of the national demand, hence capacity to produce 343,375,200 pieces of dustless chalk per annum which equates to 3,433,752 boxes which equals to 143,073 cartons per annum, at a configuration of one shift, 8hours per day and to operate for 270 days per year.