Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA) is looking for capable consulting firm

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Overview

  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 10/23/2021
  • Phone Number : 0115527791
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 10/29/2021

Description

 Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association

INVITATION FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICE FOR TRAINING OF

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PROJECT STAFF ON QUEEN BEE REARING

Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA) is a local NGO registered and accorded legal personality with registry number 0198 in line with the Civil Society Organizations Proclamation Number 1113/2019 to work in Ethiopia. Currently, EWNRA is implementing a project entitled “Honey value chain (HVC)” in the Masha and Anderacha woredas, Sheka Zone, Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples region of Ethiopia. The project is funded by NORAD through the Development Fund of Norway (DF), it aims in strengthening the capacity of the pertinent community and local government stakeholders in improving the quantity and quality of honey production as well as the export of honey from project intervention area.

In light of meeting the aforementioned project objective, EWNRA is looking for capable consulting firm that can Conduct an assessment on the potentials and feasibility of queen bee rearing within Anderacha woreda and design a clear and user friendly guideline to properly function the queen bee rearing center established at the woreda.  And also to develop a user friendly training manual and conduct ToT on  basic queen bee rearing for local government and project staff and drawn from Sheka zone and the two selected Woredas (Anderacha and Masha).

The Consultant should have the following competencies:

Academic qualification

  • Relevant degrees in the areas of Rural Development, Animal Science, Natural Resource Management, Community Development or other related subjects with close experiences and affinity to NTFPs, forest beekeeping, and honey value chain interventions.

Experience and skills: 

  • Knowledge and experiences in  apiculture, forest beekeeping/ honey practices  in southwest Ethiopia,
  • Practical experience in queen bee rearing and colony multiplication in the context of southwest Ethiopia
  • Contemporary, up-to-date knowledge and understanding on apiculture honey  sector and beekeeping  policies and practices within the country and around the globe,
  • Experience and skills on honey value chain development, analysis, capacity building and training provision on beekeeping/honey to farmers and experts
  • Renewed Consultancy licence

Interested consultancy firms or teams of experts can collect the Terms of Reference from EWNRA office till October 29, 2021 (Friday) and expected to submit their technical and financial proposals until November 01, 2021 (on Monday).

Address:              Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association

Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus Head Office Building,

6th Floor Office No.: B604 or 608

P.O. Box 1518 code 1110

Tel: 011-5527791

Website: www.ewnra.et

Addis Ababa (Near Bambis Supermarket -between Meskel Square and St. Urael Church)

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