Bid No.


Issued By

Environmental Protection Authority

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

March 28, 2010

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Consultancy Services



Invitation for Consultancy Services

The Environmental protection Authority with a financial support from the World Bank is currently implementing a project entitled “Forest Carbon partnership Facility Readiness Fund Grant.” The Authority has planned to prepare both the methodological and policy components of the Forest Carbon partnership Facility (FCPF) Readiness plan. In line with this a consulting Firm is expected to deliver the following outputs:

1.      For Methodological Component: (1) a summary of work plan to develop a reference scenario for greenhouse gas emissions fro deforestation and forest degradation in Ethiopia and detailed TORs for the analysis to be undertaken (2)a summary of the work plan to design and implement monitoring, reporting and verification system for emissions from deforestation and degradation in Ethiopia and TORs for the implementation of this work plan and (3) framework TORs for the design of a national REDD implementation framework;

2.      For policy component :1) a brief assessment paper on past and current land use and forest policies and governance in forest area in summarizing the lessons learned from those 2) a multi-stakeholder consultation and outreach plan aiming to reach all stakeholders in the forest sector, to consult on the REDD strategy being designed and REDD activities in general and to build their capacity to understand REDD 3) a national REDD strategy, including an assessment of options and candidate activities for such a REDD strategy, and evaluation of potential additional benefits of REDD, including biodiversity conservation and rural livelihood, and assessment of risks and trade-offs of the different options and elements identified; and a risk assessment of the REDD strategy being proposed 4) a social and environmental impact analysis methodology for the REDD strategy to be designed and 5) an estimation of investment and capacity building requirements for the implementation of the REDD strategy.

The Authority is therefore looking for eligible & experienced international or local consultants in the area of carbon trading to undertake the Readiness plan and achieve the expected outputs either for both policy and methodological components or separately. Interested & qualified consultants can collect the detailed terms of Reference and R-Plan preparation Templates for the requested consultancy services from the Authority during Working hours. The applicants should deliver their technical & proposals in separate sealed envelopes to the Authority within 15 working days after the announcement of this invitation. They are also required to attach renewed license, tax identification number & all other relevant documents.

Environmental protection Authority
Gurd Sholla
Nearby Lucy Academy
Tel. +251 11 646 46 04
Fax + 251 11 646 48 76 or 82 or
P.O. Box 12760
Addis Ababa


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