The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; “GIZ Cross-Border Collaboration Programme in Western Ethiopia and Eastern Sudan co-financed by German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU), would like to conduct a Research Study on Cross-Border Mixed Migration Dynamics and Cross-Border Trade Patterns in Blue Nile State, Sudan. The study will be a desk review combined with interviews that are curried out via skype/ telephone up to 20 expert days. In addition, a task of a short study on potential sustainable tourism in Blue Nile State.
Consultants will be expected to provide the following but not limited services:
Cross-border mixed migration dynamics and patterns (illegal and legal) with an extended focus on local and regional (BGR/BNS) cross-border movements and temporary/seasonal/long-term labour migration.
Legal and illegal/informal cross-border trade regulations and patterns in BNS.
Cross-border conflicts and challenges, including trafficking and smuggling, as well as a needs assessment of border communities in BNS.
Pastoralist migration and cross-border livestock movement and trade in BNS.
Cross-border (social, trade/market and customs) services and infrastructure and patterns of usage and needs.
Formal and informal local and regional cross-border communication and cooperation structures and processes in BNS.Accordingly, GIZ invites interested consultants to furnish GIZ Sudan with the following:
An official letter expressing interest in this service.
Comprehensive CV clearly indicating your knowledge of migration policies, cross-border trading and /or labour mobility.
Previous contracts or award letters for similar services.
For consideration, all interested bidders should submit the aforementioned documents only in hardcopies in a sealed envelope to GIZ Sudan Office reception at No. 3, Amarat Street, House 28, Block 10a Khartoum, Sudan,
“Expression of Interest 83361577 Research study on Cross-Border mixed migration dynamics”
Your complete documents should not be more than 20 pages. Only complete documents received at the physical address indicated not later than Tuesday 6th October 2020 from the date of this publication will be accepted and considered.
Do not send price offers, kindly note that complete tender documents would be sent to firms that express their interest. - Non-conformity with all conditions mentioned could lead to the exclusion of the bid.