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Understanding the social protection implications of changing demographics in Rwanda

Launch Date: 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Closing Date: 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Research Type: 

Country Specific

Type of Call: 

Invitation To Tender (ITT)

Proposed Budget: 


Proposed Duration: 


The East Africa Research Fund (EARF) announces a research call seeking to understand the social protection implications of changing demographics in Rwanda.

The objective of this study is to consolidate the current literature and demographic data for Rwanda; identify longer-term constraints and opportunities of the current demographic transition through a social protection lens; and recommend priority actions to support both policy makers and development partners plan for Rwanda’s changing population and age structures and support sustained inclusive growth and poverty reduction.

This Invitation to Tender requires qualified suppliers to submit a full proposal for the implementation of the project. 

EARF seeks to identify services of a research supplier with knowledge and experience in:
•    Managing and undertaking rigorous evidence synthesis products and a record of getting publications in peer review journals.
•    Knowledge and experience of Rwanda’s social protection environment.
•    Knowledge and experience of gender social protection policies and gender analysis.
•    Knowledge and experience in secondary analysis of data sets.
•    Knowledge and experience in econometrics and quantitative demographic models.
•    Knowledge and experience of writing policy briefs to communicate with a range of stakeholders.

Within their bids, applicants are required to set out clear timelines in relation to the milestones identified, to deliver the overall project with high quality outputs within the shortest timeframe possible.

Interested organizations who wish to participate in this research study should download the application pack (comprising of the Letter of Invitation, Terms of Reference, Instructions to Suppliers, Research Methodology Summary, Scoring Methodology/Evaluation Criteria, Commercial Template and Suppliers Checklist) on the EARF website.

Suppliers are Required to submit the three document components referanced in Section 2 of the ITT pack to the email indicating the Title of the Research Project as the Subject of the Email.

The call will open on Friday 26 August 2016. The deadline for submission of the ITT proposal bids is on Friday 30 September 2016 23:59hrs EAC (Nairobi+03:00).


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