Invitation to Bid

 Supply and Delivery of Two Thousand (2,000) packs of Hybrid Palay Seeds under 2018 Rice Program

  1. The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5, through the General Appropriations Act for CY 2018-Rice intends to apply the sum of Ten Million Pesos (Php10,000,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payment under the contract of:







ABC (Php)

(inclusive of VAT)



Funding Source

Bid Security: Cash/Cashier’s/Manager’s Check, Bank Draft/Guarante, Irrevocable Letter of Credit (2%)



Bid Security:

Surety Bond (5%)



Cost/Price of Bid Documents (cash payment only)



Supply and Delivery  of 2,000 packs of Hybrid Palay Seeds







GAA 2018-











           Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

  1. The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5 now invites bids for:








Location of Project


Delivery of the Goods


Supply and Delivery of Hybrid Palay Seeds under 2018 Rice Program


Hybrid Palay Seeds (15kgs/pack)


2,000 packs


Bicol Region


180 c.d



 Bidders should have completed, within Two (2) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

  1. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183.

  1. Interested bidders may obtain further information from Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5 and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during Mondays – Fridays, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  1. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on January 17, 2018 to February 7, 2018 (8:30AM) from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of stated above.

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

  1. The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5 will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on January 24,2018; 9:30 AM at DA Library, Research Building, DA RFO-5, San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur, which shall be open to prospective bidders.
  1. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before February 7, 2018; 9:00AM. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

Bid opening shall be on February 7, 2018; 9:30AM at DA Library, Research Building, DA RFO-5, San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

  1. The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5 reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.


  1. For further information, please refer to:


BAC Secretariat Office
Department of Agriculture, Regional Field Office No. 5
San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur 4418

Tel. No. (054) 477-3356


             January 15, 2018, San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur.



              ROSARIO C. SALES
Chief, Admin & Finance Division
Chairperson, Bids and Awards Committee