Bid No.


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Sida Amhara Rural Development Program

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

July 7, 2007

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Civil Service



Sida Amhara Rural Development Program (SARDP) is an area-based rural development program that contributes to poverty reduction in the Amhara National Regional State (ANRS), in 30 program Weredas of East Gojjam and South Wollo zones.

The program has four components amongst of which Economic Diversification Component (EMC) is one. Under EDC MSEs are provided the support and promotion in order to strength their business and increase their income sources.

One of the interventions is the provision of BDS through commercial business development service providers, which is expected to empower the private sector to play its anticipated role in the development of the economic opportunist in the national economy. It is the objective of SARDP that private BDS providers would take over BDS services provides to MSEs in the rural as well as urban areas.

Therefore, the Amhara Regional Micro and Small Enterprise and Industries Promotion Agency (MSEIPA) has found it necessary to invite private BDS providers to prepare business plans for MSEs in the two zones in 8 selected weredas. Accordingly, licensed private BDS providers who can fulfill the minimum criteria set below are invited to be registered at the zonal MSE desks-East Gojjam and South Wollo-for 10 continuous days following the announcement of this notice.

  1. BDS provides should have certificate/diploma/degree from recognized college/university/training institution.

  2. Must have relevant training in BDS
  3. A minimum of two years experience in BDS provision, particularly in business plan preparation.


Women’s participation is encouraged to participate

ANRS, Micro and Small Trade & Industry Promotion Agency

For further information use the following telephone address in Bahir Dare, Debre Markos and Dessie.

E.Gojjam- Ato Legesse Tashu-Sida Technical Advisor
                 Tel. 058-771 19 82/091-164 40 97

S. Wollo-Ato Mulatu Zerih7un-Sida Technical Advisor
                    Tel. 033 111 32 39/091-164 23 03

Bahir Dar-MSEIP-Ato Eshetu Abtew
                     Tel. 058-220 07 15


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