Work Credentials

B&M has the accomplished over 250 large-scale, comprehensive and complex consultancy works, with prominent and recent projects including:

Current projects

Baseline and Endline Evaluation of WFPs USDA McGovern-Doles International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Programmes Support in Afar and Oromia regions in Ethiopia 2019 to 2024, WFP, June 2020 on-going.

Completed projects

Study on Sustainable Business Plan of Tschallia Building Trade School (TBTS) of EECMY-DASSC, Western Area Coordination Office, Dilla Synod Branch Office, Nov 2019 Feb 2020.

Estimation of Cost of Basic Services Delivery at Woreda/ District Level, Promoting Basic Services (PBS) Program Phase III, Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 2018 Dec 2019.

Audit of Ethiopian Competitiveness Facility (ECF) Compliance with Key Social and Environmental Regulations, covering 23 ECF beneficiary firms being conducted in association with IMC Worldwide Limited (UK), Department for International Development (DFID), March 2018 Sept. 2018.

Support to MoFEC in the implementation, management and reporting of Health Budget Support being conducted in association with Mokoro Ltd (UK), MoFEC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 2018 March 2019.

Consultancy service to undertake work related to Knowledge Manager of the Building Resilience and Adapting to Climate Extremes and Disasters Program (BRACED) Ethiopia: Qualitative Mission – conducted in association with ITAD Ltd (UK), Overseas Development Institute of UK, June - July 2018.

Midterm Review of the Result Based Payment to the CRGE Facility – Partnership Agreement  for REDD+ and earmarked Institutional Strengthening for the Forest Sector Development in Addis Ababa City, Tigray, Amhara and Oromia Regional States, Ethiopia, Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative, May – June 2018.

Final Evaluation of BRACED Market Approaches to Resilience (MAR) Project (in Afar, Somali and SNNP regions as well as in Addis Ababa City) – conducted in association with LTS International (UK), DFID, Nov 2017 – Jan 2018.

WFP’s  USDA  McGovern  -  Dole  International  Food  for  Education  and  Child Nutrition Program’s Support in Afar and Somali regions in Ethiopia (2013 to 2017) – conducted in association with Mokoro Ltd (UK), UN World Food Program (WFP) Ethiopia, Nov 2017 – Apr 2018.

Preparation of Results Based Management Guideline for the EECMY-DASSC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb 2017 – June 2017.

Baseline Survey on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting & Child Marriage in Ada’ar, Chifra and Mille districts, zone one of the Afar National Regional State, UNICEF, Ethiopia, March 2015 – Jan 2016.

Project Development Objective Results Status Survey for Addis Ababa & environs, Axum and Lalibela, Ethiopian Sustainable Tourism Development Project, Ministry of Culture & Tourism, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 2015 – Dec 2015.

Independent Evaluation & Verification of End Child Marriage Program in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia – conducted in association with GY Associates (GYA), UK, DFID, Oct 2013 – June 2017.

Program Level Monitoring & Evaluation for the Climate High Level Investment Program, and for the Strategic Climate Institutions Program – conducted in association with LTS International Ltd, UK, Ethiopia, DFID, Apr 2012 – Sept 2016.

Feasibility Study for an Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Program in Small and Medium Town in Ethiopia – conducted with CRISIL Risk and Infrastructure Solutions Limited, India, Water Resources Development Fund, Ethiopia, June 2014 – Feb 2015.

Participatory Peer Evaluation of Integrated Natural Resources Management & Livelihood Development Projects in Guduru, Hababo Guduru, Jimma Ganati and Horo districts of Horo Guduru Wollega zone, Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia, Gurmuu Development Association and Education for Development Association (the project implementing partners) and, Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen der Schweiz – HEKS (International NGO, the financer), July – Dec 2014.

Support to the Development of a National Capacity Building Program – conducted in association with LTS International Ltd of UK, Global Green Growth Institute, Aug – Oct 2014.

Final Evaluation of WFP 2008-2013 ‘Purchase for Progress (P4P)’ Pilot Initiative in Ethiopia – conducted in association with Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM Ltd) of UK, UN WFP, May – July 2014.

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Strategic Research into National and Local Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management funded by DFID – conducted in association with OPM Ltd, working with University of East Anglia, UK, March- May 2014.

Formulation Mission: Greening Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia Program – conducted in association with Hans Henrik Madsen Consulting ApS, Lyngby Denmark, DANIDA, Jan- April 2014.

Productive Safety Net Program & Household Asset Building Program: Climate Smart Initiative – conducted in association with LTS International Ltd, UK, World Bank (WB) and MoA and MoFED as well as regional bureaus and woreda/ district offices as implementing partners, Sept 2012 – July 2013.

Assessment and Production of Institutionalized Training Strategic Action Plan for Federal & regional Financial Management – conducted in association with Infrastructure professionals Enterprise (IPE) of India, Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (MoFED), June 2012 – July 2013.

Appraisal of the Ethiopia – Norway Climate Partnership in Support of the Ethiopian Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy – conducted in association with LTS International Ltd, UK, NORAD, June – July 2012.

Follow Up Study to Monitor Improvements in Financial Transparency & Accountability Based on Woreda City Benchmarking Survey, MoFED & WB, March – June 2012.

Evaluation of the Pilot Local Investment Grant, Protection of Basic Services Project – Phase II (health, education, water & sanitation, agriculture and rural roads) – conducted in association with IPE of India, WB, April – July 2011.

Mid-term Review of the Pastoral Community Development Project – Phase II, Federal Project Coordination Unit, Ministry of Federal Affairs, Ethiopia, March – June 2011.

Preparation and Review of the National Social Protection Policy of Ethiopia, UNICEF and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Ethiopia, Feb – March 2011.

Evaluation and Design of Social Accountability Component of the Protection of Basic Services Program – conducted in association with IPE of India, WB, Dec- June, 2010.

Preparation of National Guideline on Establishing and Administering Children Parliament in Ethiopia, Ethiopian Institute of Ombudsman, Ethiopia, June – Aug 2010.

Preparation of Environmental and Social Management Framework for Agricultural Growth Project,  United Nations Development Program, Dec 2009 - Feb, 2010.

Baseline Survey on the Scope, Character & Geographic Pattern of Child Trafficking in Selected Prone Areas of Ethiopia, People in Need -Ethiopia, an International NGO, Sept 2009 - Jan 2010.

Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Ethiopian Farmers and Documenting Community-Based Resilience Responses, Oxfam America - Horn of Africa Regional Office, Ethiopia, Nov 2008 - April 2009.

Assessment of Performances of Relevant Ministries in the Discharge of their Duties and Responsibilities in Implementation of Child Rights Convention, Ministry of Women's Affairs and the Italian Development Cooperation, Oct 2008 - March 2009.

Baseline survey on Occupational Safety & Health, Social Dialogue/Collective Bargaining, Child Labor, HIV/AIDS, Labor Standards and Gender for effective implementation of the "Poverty Reduction through Employment Creation Program in Ethiopia", ILO Sub-regional Office, June - Aug 2008.

Client Survey among GTZ’s Service Recipient, Partners and Target Group Institutions, GTZ, Oct - Nov 2007.
A study on Violence Against School Girls and its Effects on Girls’ Education in Ethiopia, Save the Children Denmark, Sept 2007 - Feb 2008.

WaSH Baseline survey in Toke Kutaye District of Oromia regional State, SNV-Ethiopia, Dec 2007 - April 2008.

Final Evaluation of Emergency and Rehabilitation Development Project of the Demobilized Veterans of the Ethio-Eritrean War – conducted in association with AGEG of Germany, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, March - April 2007.

Review and Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects and Income Generating Activities financed by Community Investment Fund and Disaster Preparedness Contingency Fund (DPCF), Pastoral Community Development Project (PCDP), Ministry of Federal Affairs, Feb - April 2007.

Preparation of DPCF Plan for selected Pastoral woredas/districts in Ethiopia, PCDP, Dec. 2006 – Feb. 2007.

Beneficiary Assessment on Phase-I Implementation of the Pastoral Community Development Project, PCDP, Ministry of Federal Affairs, Nov 2006 - Feb 2007.

Feasibility study of Arjo-Didessa, Gumera and Humera Irrigation and Drainage projects – conducted in association with Water Works Design Supervision Enterprise of Ethiopia, Ministry of Water Resources, June 2006 – Sept 2007.

Matahara Ethanol Distillery Environmental Scoping Study, Tsb Sugar International Booker Tate Limited, Nov – Dec 2006.

Evaluation and Impact Assessment Study of Women Development Initiative Project, Ethiopian Women Development Imitative Project of the Ministry of Women's Affairs, Dec 2005 - March 2006.

Feasibility Study of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce Multi-purpose Trade Center – conducted in association with Sileshi Consult- Consulting Architects & Engineers PLC, Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, Oct 2005 - Jan 2006.

Technology Needs Assessment study in Climate Change Mitigation and Preparation of National Adaptation Program of Action for Ethiopia, National Meteorology Agency, Jan - June 2006.

In-depth Analysis of Child Labor in Ethiopia, Ministry Labor and Social Affairs, Aug - Oct 2005.

Adama Abattoir and Market Center Feasibility Studies, Adama (Nazareth) Municipal city, Oct - Dec 2005.

Assessment of Community Capacity Created through Ethiopian Social Rehabilitation and Development Fund Support, July - Nov 2004.

Baseline Survey and Preparation of Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Intervention in the Ethiopian Roads Authority, Ethiopian Roads Authority, Sept 2003 - Dec 2004.

National Program of Action for Children of Ethiopian as well as Implementation of the Declaration of “The Word Fit for Children” and the Targets During the Course of this Decade (2003 - 2010), Ministry Labour and Social Affairs, Aug 2003 - Feb 2004.

Creation of Subcontracting and Networking Arrangement for the Manufacturing Sector, Ministry of Trade and Industry, April 2003 - May 2004.

Feasibility Study of Fincha Integrated Sugar Cane Plantation and Sugar and Ethanol Expansion Factories, with SOFRECO of France, Fincha Sugar Factory, July 2003 - April 2004.

DGIS-WWF “Forest Conservation in High Priority Areas" of Ethiopia, Ministry of Agriculture, May - Oct 2003.