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Ministry Of Water & Environment

Bid notice date:
March 7th, 2018
Bid closing date:
March 27th, 2018
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The Government of Uganda (GoU) has applied for financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Integrated Water Management and Development Project (IWMDP). The proposed IWMDP is a follow on from the ongoing Water Management and Development Project (WMDP). The GoU therefore intends to apply part of the funds under WMDP for consultancy services for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), for the Towns’ Water Supply and Sanitation Systems of Namungalwe-Kaliro, Kyegegwa-Mpara-Ruyonza and Namasale under IWMDP.

The main objective of this assignment is to conduct an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) detailing the potential impacts of the projects (water and sanitation infrastructure for Namungalwe-Kaliro, Kyegegwa-Mpara-Ruyonza and Namasale towns and their peripheral settlements) and their mitigation measures

Scope of Services and Tasks:

The detailed tasks under Environmental and Social Impact Assessment will be tailored and concluded based on the findings in the scoping study but will include among others:

(i) Determine and further collect where needed the baseline data according to the ESSS findings and guidance

(ii) For the proposed project and its alternative scenarios, discuss the technical, economic, social and environmental parameters and determine and assess the identified impacts;

(iii) Prepare the Environmental and Social Management Plan, identifying the required actions needed to avoid or mitigate environmental and social impacts of concern that will be integrated into the design (the proposed Mitigation Measures) as well as the required monitoring measures.

(iv) Identify the responsibilities for implementation as well as oversight for the identified mitigation and monitoring measures including an estimate of investment and/or operating budget required.

(iv) Prepare a final ESIA report that will comply with national legislation and World Bank policies and Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines.

The project implementation period is expected to take Six (6) months and the assignment is expected to commence in April 2018.

The Ministry of Water and Environment now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria will include:

• Experience of at least Five (5) similar assignments performed in the last 4 years

• Experience in working in similar conditions with at least 2 projects in Sub-Saharan Africa,

• Availability of relevant skills in the areas of environmental assessment, hydrology, sociology, surveying and property valuation.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. The form of association, where applicable, should be indicated in the expression of interest.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultants Qualifications Selection (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines of the World Bank.

The attention of interested consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants (under IBRD loans and IDA Credits & Grants) by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines” revised July 2014), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 17:00 hours, except on public holidays).

Expressions of interest (One original plus three copies) must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 27th March, 2018. The packages must be clearly marked: Expression of Interest for ESIA: Namungalwe-Kaliro, Kyegegwa-Mpara-Ruyonza and Namasale Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Systems – Contract No. MWE/CON/1718/00045.

The Head,

Procurement and Disposal Unit

Ministry of Water and Environment

Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira

P.O. Box 20026 Kampala, UGANDA

Tel: +256-414-220229

Fax: +256-414-505941


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