CST Ethiopia has planned to commission to assess and document the best practices and lessons learnt so far for the I4R project.


  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 10/03/2022
  • E-mail :  reception@cst-together.org
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 10/14/2022


Call for Applications to Conduct documentation of best practices and lessons learnt


Innovation for Resilience in Dasenech (I4R), South Omo, SNNPR

CST Ethiopia is the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It was established to respond to the needs of vulnerable communities through development, emergency, and relief interventions. In Ethiopia, CST Ethiopia works to help reduce poverty, promote development and respond to humanitarian emergencies with the Ethiopian Catholic Church as well as local and international NGO partners.

Innovation for Resilience (I4R) in Dasenech is a two-year EU RESET Plus Innovation funded project. It is being implemented among three consortium members led by CST Ethiopia and including Swiss Church aid (HEKS/EPER) and Agri-Service Ethiopia (ASE) since 1 November 2020.  The project has innovative approaches to the three key components of the project. These are Index Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) scheme, Introducing Hydraulic rum pump to access and utilize the water from Omo River for improvement of their livelihood options and improving the goat market value chain through the Market System Development (MSD) approach. The project has accomplished most of the activities under the above-mentioned components but didn’t assess and document its results, the best practices and lessons learnt so far. It also would like to show the progress and endline achievements using case stories for each component.

Overview of the Work

CST Ethiopia has planned to commission to assess and document the best practices and lessons learnt so far for the I4R project.

The documentation of project best practices and lessons learnt will mainly focus on the following.

1.     Identify and document key best practices under the three components of the project: IBLI, hydraulic ram pump and Goat value chain/MSD.

2.     Assess the level of integration of the three project components about improving the resilience of the targeted communities and systemic level changes

3.     Identify and document the challenges and lessons learnt of the project including the recommendations

4.     Explicitly and independently document best practices using six case stories (2 under each component) for the three key components of the project including pictures.

1.     Application Requirements:

Applicants should fulfil the following key requirements.

·         The consultant should have a minimum Masters degree in relevant fields of study and has experience of documenting donor funded development projects.

·         Minimum five years of experience in conducting similar tasks and should provide certifications of previous experiences of other organizations

·         The consultant should be able to provide similar sample works along with this application,

·         Valid license/or TIN number

All interested applicants for the work must submit their CV along with a Technical and financial proposal

3.Application Procedures 

·         All qualified and interested applicants can submit their CV and price quotations to CST’s office within 10 working days from the date of the announcement.

·         CVs of the consultants and price quotations should be presented separately.

Interested applicants can request detailed Terms of reference through email from reception@cst-together.org

For more inquiries, please get in touch with  Askale.aderaw@trocaire.org

CST Ethiopia  is located in Enqulal Fabrika / Swaziland Street

Ethiopia Catholic Bishops Conference Centre

P.O.Box 1875 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CST is an equal opportunities employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to child protection.