Grant No.: 5150155002751, Project ID No.: P-Z1-DZ0-024




  1. Introduction :

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)/ Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) has received grant financing through the New Partnership for Africa Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Fund (NEPAD-IPPF) and intends to apply part of the grant proceeds to undertake Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework(CF) for the Angololo Water Resources Development Project within the Sio-Malaba-Malakisi Basin. The project will focus on developing viable multipurpose infrastructural and non-structural interventions for irrigation and livestock development, water supply, hydropower generation, flood control, aquaculture, and catchment improvement/enhancement in the project area. Preliminary identification studies and analytical work were completed at the proposed dam site and both the Governments of Kenya and Uganda prioritized it for advancement.

The proposed project will consist of: i) irrigation command area development including a dam, main conveyance system as well as secondary and tertiary irrigation systems to serve 3,300 ha of land, ii) upstream Integrated Watershed Management of about 430 Km2, iii) water supply and sanitation infrastructure to serve the Malaba cross border town and the surrounding rural population of approximately 20,000 people.


  1. Proposed Project Scope and Objectives :

The overall objective is to prepare a Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework for the Angololo Water Resources Development Project. This will include establishment of a Socio-economic baseline, assessment of proposed development options, scoping; prediction of the magnitude/ adverse and significance of environmental and social impacts, recommending mitigation measures for identified impacts, and devising how they can be incorporated into project design and implementation plans. The duration of the assignment is 4.5 person months spread over 8 calendar months.

  1. Qualification of the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework (CF) Social Safeguard/ Gender Specialist :

The Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework (CF) Social Safeguard/ Gender Specialist should demonstrate past experience in preparing RAPs & CAPs for irrigation development and multipurpose water storage infrastructure projects that includes water supply and sanitation, reservoirs/dams for at least fifteen (15) years. S/he will be required to have a clear strategic understanding of project objectives from a national, regional and multipurpose perspective. The Consultant should have a wide practical experience in the areas of: (i) evaluating socioeconomic impacts of projects; (ii) assessing the management procedures and capacities at community level; (iii) gender issues; (iv) stakeholder participation; and (v) assessment of project affected persons (PAPs) in project areas. The qualifications of the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework (CF) Social Safeguard/ Gender Specialist are as follows:

Position: Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework (CF) Social Safeguard/ Gender Specialist :

Competencies : Bachelor’s Degree on Social Sciences (Anthropology, Sociology, Social Work or economics). Must have a Post graduate qualification in social work or economics, with at least 15 years progressively experience in preparing and implementing social impact assessments; conducting socio-economic baseline surveys; carrying out stakeholder identification, mapping and analysis; undertaking gender analysis; preparing resettlement and compensation action plans for large irrigation projects, water supply and sanitation, reservoir and dams projects, and integrated rural and urban management, power transmission lines. The consultant should have carried out these tasks preferably in African countries. Familiarity with African Development Bank (AfDB) and/or World Bank environmental and social safeguards standards is a necessity. The Consultant shall ensure that gender issues are appropriately included during the project preparation/design stage.

Interested Individual consultants may obtain further information from and/or at the address below during office hours [email protected] on weekdays from 08:00 to 17:00 hours Rwandan Time, excluding public holidays.


  1. Selection Process :

The Individual Consultant will be selected in accordance with the African Development Bank, Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations, October 2015. Interested Individual Consultants are invited to submit resumes and relevant supporting documents by email addressed to [email protected] with copy to [email protected] . The deadline for receiving CVs is by 22nd March 2021 at 16:00 hours Rwandan Time and clearly referenced ‘Consultancy services for Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Compensation Framework for Angololo Water Resources Development Project’.

Attn:  NELSAP-CU,  Maro  Andy  Tola,  Acting  Regional  Coordinator,  P.O  Box  6759  Kigali, RWANDA,    +250     788307334,    Email :       [email protected]       with    copy      to [email protected]