Cameroon seeks environmental-social panel for 30-MW Lom Pangar

Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve as experts on an environmental and social panel overseeing construction of the 30-MW Lom Pangar hydroelectric project on the Sanaga River. Responses to four solicitations are due July 20.

EDC also seeks expressions of interest July 24 from consultants for monitoring and evaluation of the construction project.

The utility previously called for expressions of interest by July 27 from consultants to supervise construction of Lom Pangar and to develop a transmission grid plan for Cameroon. EDC has hired China International Water and Electric Corp. to complete construction of Lom Pangar and commissioned Coyne et Bellier to oversee the work.

 EDC now seeks expressions of interest by July 20 for the following consultants:

  • An expert environmental generalist to serve as head of the environmental and social panel, Bid No. 017/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012;
  • A biodiversity expert, Bid No. 018/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012;
  • A socio-economics specialist, Bid No. 019/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012; and
  • A social specialist, Bid No. 020/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012.

The environmental and social panel is to advise EDC on project actions to eliminate or mitigate social, environmental, and economic effects of construction of the hydro project. Each expert is required to have education and experience in the relevant fields.

Expressions of interest and qualifications in French are due by noon July 20 either by e-mail to salihoubm@yahoo.ca and emadak@yahoo.com or by registered mail to Electricity Development Corp., Immeuble Hibiscus, Avenue Charles Degaulle, 4ieme etage, porte 401, Yaounde, Cameroon. Submissions are to be labeled “Manifestation d’Interet pour le Recrutement d’un:

  • Expert Environnemental Generaliste, Chef du;
  • Expert Biodiversite dans le;
  • Specialiste Socio-Economiste dans le; or
  • Specialiste Social dans le

Panel Environnemental et Social pour le Projet de Construction du Barrage Hydroelectrique de Lom Pangar.”

For information, contact Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), Immeuble Hibiscus, Hippodrome, 6eme etage, porte 604, B.P. 15111, Yaounde, Cameroon; (237) 22-231089; Fax: (237) 22-231113; E-mail: info@edc-cameroon.com; Internet: www.edc-cameroon.org.

Monitoring, evaluation consultant sought for project construction

EDC seeks expressions of interest by July 24 from consultants for monitoring and evaluation of construction of Lom Pangar.

That consultant is to assess progress of the project over time and to advise stakeholders accordingly. Consultants are required to have education and experience in the relevant fields.

Expressions of interest and qualifications in French are due by noon July 24 either by e-mail to salihoubm@yahoo.ca and emadak@yahoo.com or by registered mail to Electricity Development Corp., Immeuble Hibiscus, Avenue Charles Degaulle, 4ieme etage, porte 401, Yaounde, Cameroon. Submissions are to be labeled “Pour le Recrutement d’un Consultant Expert en Suivi Evaluation du Projet Lom Pangar.”

For information, contact Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), Immeuble Hibiscus, Hippodrome, 6eme etage, porte 604, B.P. 15111, Yaounde, Cameroon; (237) 22-231089; Fax: (237) 22-231113; E-mail: info@edc-cameroon.com; Internet: www.edc-cameroon.org.

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