Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 50.00

Published Date

Apr 19, 2005

Opening Date

See detail below



Bid Category

Consultancy Service



Re-invitation for Consultancy Service

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MOLSA) plans to undertake an in-depth analysis of Child Labour Survey conducted in 2001 and thereby move to concrete action programs to address the problems that have been identified in the survey and hence looking for a national consultancy firm capable of carrying out the duty.

Objective and Scope of In-depth Analysis

The main objective of the in-depth analysis is to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the child labour situation in Ethiopia "its nature, extent, causes and effects".

The analysis will focus on the progressive elimination of child labour, especially its worst and hazardous forms, by helping to highlight child labour concerns in national strategies for development and poverty reduction.

Main Tasks

Within the framework of the objectives outline above, the specific terms of reference of the in-depth analysis will be to produce a working document in the area of child labour covering the core issues outlined in the term of reference in detail

Desired Qualification and Experience

*    The study requires the services of an experienced researcher/analyst with a minimum of Master's degree in economics with strong background in econometric, and/or statistics.

  He will be assisted on certain points of specific terms or reference by two consultants holding respectively degrees in Sociology and Law.

*    Recent experience in research on child labour.

*    Knowledge of macro-economic policy environment, decentralization, education, poverty alleviation strategy initiative in Africa and Ethiopia in particular.

*    Demonstrated ability to complete the in-depth analysis according to the schedule and standardized report-writing skills

Duration =            Maximum 3 months

Terms of Reference: Interested bidders can obtain the terms or reference of the in-depth analysis of the child labour survey result from the General Service of the Ministry Room No. 038 upon payment of Birr 50 (Fifty Birr) which is non refundable.

Eligible consulting firms with relevant qualification and experience and having renewed their licenses for 1997 E.C., and registered by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development are invited to submit their technical and financial proposals in two separate wax-sealed envelopes within 25 days of the announcement to General service of the Ministry Room No. 038.

The bid will be closed within 25 days of the announcement and will be opened on the next day in the presence of bidders and/or their legal representatives.

The ministry reserves the right to accepts or reject any part or all bids.

Bidders may get further information at the following address

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Tel. 50 53 56
Addis Ababa


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