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HAE SPICE AND BALTINA PLC …intends to utilize part of this grant towards the cost of recruitment of consulting firm/s to prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study (ESIA)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI) FROM CONSULTANTING FIRMS AND INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS

HAE SPICE AND BALTINA PLC

HAE SPICE AND BALTINA PLC has received a grant from the African Development Bank (ADB) and intends to utilize part of this grant towards the cost of recruitment of consulting firm/s to prepare Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study (ESIA) on setting up Fair Trade Red Pepper and Tropical Spices and Baltina Processing Facility Project in Ethiopia.   

Brief Description of the Assignment: HAE Spice and Baltina PLC has a plan to set up modern Red Pepper and Tropical Spice and Baltina Processing Facility in Ethiopia and wants to assess the environmental and social impact of the intended investment plan. The investment focuses on farming, processing and retail packing of fair trade red pepper and tropical spices and baltina products both for international and local markets. The consulting firm/s will work together as independent or in team with the consulting firm/s in charge of preparing the technical and financial feasibility study of the investment plan.  The ESIA study has to be done both through desk review, field visit and primary data collection. The study can be done either by one firm or in joint venture with other consulting firm/s or by team of individual consultants.

HAE Spice and Baltina Plc invite consulting firm/s or individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above-described services. Interested consulting firm/s or individual consultants shall provide information (company profile, legal documents (VAT, TIN, renewed trading license or professional qualification license), MoU in case of JV, CV of key experts, financial statements in case of firm, reference to similar services, experiences in similar assignments etc) on their educational qualification and experiences demonstrating their ability to undertake this assignment. No need of submission of financial proposal during this expression of interest.

The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a short list and the selection procedure (consultant qualification selection methods/CQS) will be in conformity with the ADB’s consulting firm/s and Individual consultants procurement policy for bank group funded operations, approved by the bank’s boards on 14 October 2015 and available on the bank at http:www.afdb.org or can request by email at [email protected]. Please note that interest expressed by firm/s or individual consultants’ do/esn’t imply any obligation on the part of the grant receipt to include it in the shortlist.

The estimated duration of the service is for maximum of 45 days and the estimated starting date is 15th of October 2018. Interested consulting firm/s or individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below during officials working hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Expression of interest must mentioned EOI from consulting firm/s or Individual consultants for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment study and documents must received at the address below no later than 6th October 2018 before 5:30 PM in Ethiopian local time.

Applications to be Submitted to: Mrs. Elesa Habte

General Manager of HEA Spice and Baltina Plc,

Nefas Silk Lafto Sub-city, Wereda 09 Kebele 12/13 around Kadisko

Trans Ethiopia Tower 7th floor

Email: [email protected] Telephone: +251-913152956/972597041