Restricted call for proposals - Water and Health Infrastructure Programme for Somalia (WHIPS) EuropeAid/132875/L/ACT/SO Closed!


The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote private-sector-led economic development and expand employment in the productive sector through rehabilitation and development of essential public infrastructure for improved service delivery.

The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:

  • To establish suitable service delivery frameworks in urban and peri-urban areas for water supply, based on lessons learned from past / ongoing projects in urban water supply in Somalia;
  • To build capacity in both the public and private sectors to improve levels of basic service delivery in water supply;
  • To expand and extend the urban distribution network considering the need to improve efficiency and increase revenue on the one hand and reach vulnerable communities / households on the other;
  • To upgrade key departments of the Hargeisa Group Hospital and improve facility management capabilities and financial sustainability.


This Call for Proposals is divided into the following three lots:

  1. Lot 1: Somaliland Urban Water Supply
  2. Lot 2: Puntland Urban Water Supply
  3. Lot 3: Hargeisa Group Hospital

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 8,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 27 June 2012 - 7 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/132875/L/ACT/SO (Guidelines for applicants)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Development

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