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 and is looking for a national consultancy
firm capable of carrying out the duty.
Objective and Scope of In-depth
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 form, by helping to
highlight child labour concerns in national strategies for
development and poverty reduction.
Within the framework of the objectives outlined 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
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.
will be assisted on certain points of specific terms of reference by
two consultants holding respectively degrees in Sociology and Law.
experience in research on child labour.
of marco-economic policy environment, decentralization, education,
poverty alleviation strategy initiative in Africa and Ethiopia in
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 of 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 20 days of the first announcement to
General Service of the Ministry Room No. 038.
The bid will be closed within 20 days of this 1st announcement will
be opened on the next day in the presence of bidders and/or their
The Ministry reserves the right to accept or reject any part or all
Bidders may get further information at the following address:
Ministry of Labour and Social
Tel. 50 53 56