The City of Yaoundé has called for an international invitation to tender for waste management services in a bid to upgrade the city’s waste management solution.
According to a recent report by Tchaptchet published in Tunza Eco Generation, solid waste generated in Yaoundé varies in quantities, types, humidity, and density based on days of the week and seasons as well as between various sources such as residential zones, industrial areas, institutions and commercial places. These waste are currently being stored and collected majorly using old baskets (76.7%), plastic bags (11.6%), tins and cans (8.2%), and to a lesser extent, cartons and baskets.
Worldpopulationreview.com noted that Yaounde boast of a population of 2.5 million making it the second-largest city in the country after Douala.
The City of Yaounde generates an estimated 1,925tonnes of waste per day based on its current population and by 2025, the city will be generating about 2,500tonnes of waste per day according to World Bank projection of 1kg/capita/day waste generation for Cameroon.
The tender is in 3 lots namely;
Lot 1: Pre-collection, cleaning, collection, and transport of waste to Nkol-foulou landfill
Lot 2: Pre-collection, cleaning, collection, and transport of waste to the transit site
Lot 3: Management of the transfer center of Mvan, transport of the waste by a trailer to Nkol-foulou and operation of the landfill.
The submission of tender is expected to close by 1 pm local time on 23 April 2018.
Click here to view the invitation to tender document.
If you need a local contact to assist you in your submission and further inquiries, kindly contact the below organisation;
Lemage Consulting Sarl
Yaounde, Center, Cameroon
Shell building, 2nd floor doors 17 and 18
PB: 1837 Yaounde – Cameroon
Tél: +237 243 268 848
Author: Suhaib Arogundade
Suhaib Arogundade is an enthusiastic young professional who has interest in commodity trading, mindset redesigning, and waste management research.
Suhaib is the Chief Waste Eliminator at WasteWatch Africa.