INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Bankers Association

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

June 10, 2006

Opening Date

See detail below

Remarks

Bid Category

Consultancy service

Description

 

The Ethiopian Bankers Association hereby requests expression of interests from interested and knowledgeable consulting firms to undertake a study on two study project on “REAL-ESTATE DEVELOPMENT IN ETHIOPIA AND THE ROLE OF BANKS” and “ESTABLISHIN A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS LINKAGE BETWEEN BANKS AND MICRO-FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (MFIS)”.

The objective of the consultancy is to undertake the two studies in accordance with detailed Terms of Reference to be given by EBA for short-listed firms. The studies are guided by a Steering Committee formed under EBA.

The selected firm/s is/are expected to make adequate assessment on the problems facing the real estate sector in Ethiopia, especially with respect to financing, with a view to identifying major constraints and recommending possible solutions; on Micro-finance Instructions (MFIs) operating in Ethiopia on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) operating in Ethiopia, & on major aspects of Commercial Banking business in Ethiopia with a view to devising a workable strategy to establish a sustainable business linkage between MFIs and Commercial Banks in Ethiopia. Further details on the scope and objectives of the study are provided in the TORs.

In sending their expression of interest, consulting firms should provide information on:

a)      whether they are registered and qualified to undertake the studies;

b)      Major Studies undertaken during the past three years clearly indicating he topic and depth of the study/studies;

c)      The level of qualification and professional experience of the core staff working on the present study/studies; and

d)      The date on which the firm is established.

Selection will be made based on information provided by consulting firms as mentioned above and in accordance with criteria established by the body designated by EBA for this purpose. Short listed candidates will then be contacted and asked to buy the Bid Document, which contains the TORs for the studies and other details, by paying non-returnable Birr 100 per study project,. Information on the details on the bid process will be obtained by pre-qualified firms/s upon the purchase of the bid document.

Expression of interest must be delivered in person or sent to the address below not late than July 10, 2006.

Ethiopian Bankers Association
Meskel Square, Lion Building No. 1, 3rd Floor
Tel. 011 553 38 74 Or 011 655 76 27
Fax 011 553 38 74
P.O. Box 23850 code 1000
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

   

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