Bid No.


Issued By

Environmental protection Authority

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

Jan 8, 2005

Opening Date

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Bid Category




Preparation of National Capacity Needs Self-Assessment Action plan.

The Environmental protection Authority of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia wants two competent national consultants for the preparation of a National Capacity Needs Self-Assessment Action plan in line with the National Development Vision and the Environmental policy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the environmental conventions which the country has ratified, and the various sectoral and cross-sectoral plans programmes of the various Ethiopian Governments organs implications on environmental protection.


1.       One consultant is needed to focus on the implementation of the Conventions on Biological Trade on Endangered Species.

2.       Another consultant is needed to focus on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes (Basel and Bamako), persistent organic pollutants, Prior Informed Consent and Vienna Convention and Montreal Protocol.

Interested consultants are hereby being invited to bid. They are required to submit technical and financial proposals as per the following terms of reference within 20 /Twenty/ Days after the date of announcement. 

Proposals should be submitted to the Administration and Finance Service of the Environmental Protection Authority, Office No. 11.

For any further information, contact the Ecosystem Department, Tel. No. 46 45 69. 


Each national consultant will perform the following tasks: 

v      Stock taking (review of obligations under each convention, review of priority issues in convention implementation, analysis of Ethiopian Development, policies, strategies and plans of relevance to environmental protection)

v      Capacity need assessment, taking into consideration synergies among the environmental conventions and the various polices strategic and plans of country with relevance to environmental  protection;

v      A proposed action plan for meeting  those capacity needs identified;

v      Facilitation and serving as a resource person in consultative workshops organized to review the consultant's report.

Expected Outputs

Each consultant will produce the following reports, which must be of high quality

1.       Stocktaking Report

2.       Capacity Assessment Report

3.       Proposed Capacity Building  Action Plan

Qualification and Experience 

v      Post graduate degree in environmental sciences, law or other relevant disciplines

v      Substantive working experience (of at least 10 years) in the development and environment field especially in the area of international environmental conventions or environmental governance.

v      Good writing and presentation skills in English  and

v      Ability to facilitate meetings/workshop.


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