Movement for Ecological Learning and Community Action (MELCA-Ethiopia) invitations for consultancy service



  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 08/23/2021
  • Phone Number : 0115507172
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 08/27/2021



  1. Introduction

Movement for Ecological Learning and Community Action (MELCA-Ethiopia) is a non-governmental, non-profit making indigenous organization founded in 2004. The organization recently re-registered with the Agency for Civil Society Organizations on the 14th of November 2019 in accordance with Civil Society Organizations proclamation No. 1113/2019 having a registration number of 0048. MELCA-Ethiopia operates in 5 project offices in 4 regional states (two in Oromia, one each in SNNPR, Amhara, and Gembella Peoples Regional States).The organization has a vision to see healthy and prosperous people, who preserve their bio-cultural diversity, and the mission is focused on working for healthy ecosystems, resilient communities, and critical young generation through developing and institutionalizing innovative approaches and experiences. Its core values include integration of culture and environment, traditional and scientific knowledge system, intergenerational learning and celebrating diversity.

MELCA-Ethiopia has received funding from Protestant Agency for Diakonie and Development for Bread for the World (PADD-BftW) project entitled “Rural Livelihood Enhancement Project” for implementation  in Amhara region, South Wolo Zone, Wereiillu woreda  with three and half years duration starting from May 2018 focusing on promotion on  Agro-ecology practices and Eco-friendly Livelihood Improvement interventions. As the ending period of the project (December 2021) is approaching, the organization plans to use the proceeds of the Project fund for hiring consultancy service to undertake external end-evaluation of the project.

  1. Objective of the assignment

The main objective of the evaluation is to assess the achievement of the project in line with the target set Project and to identity the factors that have contributed towards the achievement of the expected results as well has factors that have impeded the progress of the Project. The evaluation will also assess the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness, impact and sustainability of the Project.  In general, the consultant is expected to adopt the evaluation the OECD-DAC standards with the necessary contextualization with the project – mainly the evaluations questions should take into account and respond to the OECD DAC-Criteria.

  1. Applicants are required to meet the following:
  • Be legally registered and have a renewed license for the current fiscal year,
  • Have a successful track record of handling project evaluation tasks,
  • Capable of commanding sufficient number of competent experts in the fields of the assignment,
  • Availing of competent female expert has advantage in the selection process.
  1. Duration of the Assignment: The consultant needs to prepare and submit schedule for undertaking the task.
  2. Location of the Assignment: South wollo Zone, Woreillu woreda
  3. How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to collect the ToR from MELCA-Ethiopia’s Head Office in 5 working days, from Monday to Friday, 8:30AM – 5:00 PM, starting from the date of the appearance of this advertisement and shall be required to submit the quotation within 10 days of the announcement on the news paper. The proposals should clearly marked as technical and financial proposal separately in person with WAX SEALED ENVELOP with “Original” and “Copy” of the quote to MELCA Office until __________, 2021, before 5:00 P.M and late quotes shall not be considered.

MELCA’s office is located in front of Ambasader Teatre neat to the Main Post Office, Kedane Beyene Building, 1st floor, Room No 903/6, Lideta Sub-City, Kebele 53, Telephone +251 (0) 115 50 71 72 or +251 (0) 115544554.

MELCA-Ethiopia reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

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