Bid No.


Issued By

Bureau of Agricultural and Rural Development

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

August 11, 2009

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Baseline Study



Invitation for Expression of Interest to Conduct
Baseline Study

Government of Ethiopia planned to develop the Tana and Beles sub-basin into a growth zone, the aim of which is alleviating poverty and improving the livelihoods of communities living in and around the sub Basin. The intervention would also contribute to the overall growth of the country at large. Accordingly an Integrated Water Resources Development Projected has been launched.

The projects has different components and sub-components of which the watershed management sub-component (sub-component B1) of Tana Beles Integrated Water Resources Development Project (TBIWRDP) is one of such initiatives. The project is specifically designed to support sustainable watershed development and management in Ribb, Gumera and Jema sub-watersheds.

These sub-watersheds are found in five woredas, namely Farta, Este, Dera (in South Gondar Zone), Mecha and Sekela (in West Gojam Zone) of Amhara National Regional State (ANRS).

The implementation of this sub-waterhed development project has been started by ANRS Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development with other key stakeholders. To Support the management capacity of the stakeholders through development of an effective Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) system, a unit with technical assistance staff within the Regional Project Coordination Unit (RPCU) has been established.

For designing the M & E system, establishing bench mark on key indicators through conducting socioeconomic baseline study is one of the major tasks to be carried out the beginning of the project period.

Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development /RPCU/plans to conduct the socio economic baseline study through contracting an institution/firm that has got proven experience in doing baseline surveys in similar environment. Hence, the Bureau invites eligible and competent companies/firms with relevant experience and renewed license to conduct baseline study in the three micro watersheds found in five woredas mentioned above. The consultantís assignment, detail tasks, and time frame for conducting the baseline study including delivery of final report are outlined in the ToR, which can collected from the Bureau/RPCU.

Therefore, interested companies/firms are hereby invited to collect the terms of reference (ToR) and submit their application together with their company profile, credentials, CVs of personnel participating on the baseline survey and financial proposal within 20 days from the date of announcement on the news paper. The tender will be closed on the 20th day from the date of announcement at 2:00 P.M. and the bid document will be opened at 2:30 on the same date.

Bureau of Agricultural and Rural Development
Tel. +251 58 220 03 57 Or +251 58 220 09 55
Fax. +251 58 220 25 08
P.O. Box 437
Bahir Dar


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