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Gibe III Hydropower Project (Ethiopia) for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Regarding Lake Turkana and Cumulative Impact Assessment of the Cascade of Hydropower Projects Located on the Omo River in Luxembourg: General Procurement Notice

Funded by European Investment Bank - EIB
Location Ethiopia
Status
Deadline
Deadline not specified

The Gibe III Hydropower Project (for which the total cost is estimated at some EUR 1.5 billion) is the third development in a cascade of water resource schemes (Gilgel Gibe/Gibe I and II are in operation) on the main Gibe/Omo River. Further hydropower schemes downstream on the river are envisaged.
The objective of this Technical Assistance Programme is to produce the following studies:    (i) Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Lake Turkana to which the Omo River is one of the
   main tributaries. This has not been studied previously;    (ii) Cumulative Impact Assessment: to determine the magnitude and significance of the cumulative
   impacts on the environment and people associated with the construction and operation of the Omo
   River hydroelectric cascade;    (iii) Integration of findings of the various individual studies related to the environmental and social
   impact of Gibe III;    (iv) Community Development Programme study, that will identify potential areas to enhance the
   livelihoods of people living in the Omo delta and around Lake Turkana.
These studies are part of the fact finding exercise of the EIB in coordination with other potential lenders to the project, and will guide the decision if and how to provide financing to the project. The working language shall be English.
 
This is a General Procurement Notice and specific contracts shall be announced as soon as they become available.

The Gibe III Hydropower Project (for which the total cost is estimated at some EUR 1.5 billion) is the third development in a cascade of water resource schemes (Gilgel Gibe/Gibe I and II are in operation) on the main Gibe/Omo River. Further hydropower schemes downstream on the river are envisaged.


The objective of this Technical Assistance Programme is to produce the following studies:
   (i) Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Lake Turkana to which the Omo River is one of the

   main tributaries. This has not been studied previously;
   (ii) Cumulative Impact Assessment: to determine the magnitude and significance of the cumulative

   impacts on the environment and people associated with the construction and operation of the Omo

   River hydroelectric cascade;
   (iii) Integration of findings of the various individual studies related to the environmental and social

   impact of Gibe III;
   (iv) Community Development Programme study, that will identify potential areas to enhance the

   livelihoods of people living in the Omo delta and around Lake Turkana.


These studies are part of the fact finding exercise of the EIB in coordination with other potential lenders to the project, and will guide the decision if and how to provide financing to the project.
The working language shall be English.

 

This is a General Procurement Notice and specific contracts shall be announced as soon as they become available.




EIB - Gibe III Hydropower Project (Ethiopia): Environmental and Social Impact Assessment regarding Lake Turkana and Cumulative Impact Assessment of the cascade of hydropower projects on the Omo rivera (L-Luxembourg)

2010/S 33-046391

European Investment Bank (EIB)

Individual Service Contract Forecast

Gibe III - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment regarding Lake Turkana and Cumulative Impact Assessment of the Cascade of Hydropower Projects located on the Omo River

Republic of Ethiopia

 

1. Publication reference:

TA2010006 ET ITF

 

2. Procedure:

Restricted

 

3. Programme:

EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund

 

4. Financing:

EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund

 

5. Contracting Authority:

European Investment Bank (EIB), Luxembourg.

 

6. Nature of contract:

Technical Assistance (global price)

 

7. Contract description:

The Gibe III Hydropower Project (for which the total cost is estimated at some EUR 1.5 billion) is the third development in a cascade of water resource schemes (Gilgel Gibe/Gibe I and II are in operation) on the main Gibe/Omo River. Further hydropower schemes downstream on the river are envisaged.


The objective of this Technical Assistance Programme is to produce the following studies:
   (i) Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Lake Turkana to which the Omo River is one of the

   main tributaries. This has not been studied previously;
   (ii) Cumulative Impact Assessment: to determine the magnitude and significance of the cumulative

   impacts on the environment and people associated with the construction and operation of the Omo

   River hydroelectric cascade;
   (iii) Integration of findings of the various individual studies related to the environmental and social

   impact of Gibe III;
   (iv) Community Development Programme study, that will identify potential areas to enhance the

   livelihoods of people living in the Omo delta and around Lake Turkana.


These studies are part of the fact finding exercise of the EIB in coordination with other potential lenders to the project, and will guide the decision if and how to provide financing to the project.
The working language shall be English.

 

8. Indicative maximum budget:

EUR 1.3 million

 

9. Intended timing of publication:

March 2010

 

10. Additional information:

None

 

11. Legal basis:

EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund Agreement of 23 April 2007.

 

Remarks: There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this contract forecast and the publication of the corresponding procurement notice. No applications should be sent at this stage.

 

The above is a complete copy of the Original General Procurement Notice.

This is a General Procurement Notice and specific contracts shall be announced as soon as they become available.

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Gibe III Hydropower Project (Ethiopia) for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Regarding Lake Turkana and Cumulative Impact Assessment of the Cascade of Hydropower Projects Located on the Omo River in Luxembourg: General Procurement Notice

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Category Services
Country Ethiopia

Timeline

Tender Announced on 17 Feb 2010
Duration 0 day

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