IGAD, which includes Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda, seeks services including analysis of data on the physical potential, occurrence, and distribution of transboundary water resources; development of an integrated water resources management model for basins and for groundwater; and establishment of a regional database and geographic information system.
Consultants also are to perform a socio-economic and environmental assessment, prepare base maps, and assist in national and sub-regional capacity building.
The executing agency, Sahara and Sahel Observatory, plans to shortlist five to seven firms to bid for the work.
Expressions of interest and qualifications are due by 2 p.m. September 1 to the address below. For information, contact Sahara and Sahel Observatory (Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel � OSS), Bd du Leader Yasser Arafat, BP 31-1080 Tunis, Tunisia; (216) 71-206633; Fax: (216) 71-206636; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.