6 Boreholes

Project Description
  • Assignment name: Design and Construction supervision of 6 No Boreholes.
  • Approx. value of the contract: USD. 1.7  Million
  • Country: Somalia
  • Location within country: Somaliand- Somalia
  • Duration of assignment (months): 12
  • Name of Client: AfDB / IGAD.
  • Total No of staff-months of the assignment: 45
  • Address: P.O. Box 2653 Djibouti
  • Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract: USD. 150,000
  • Start date: 03/2017
  • Expected Completion date: 12/2018
  • No of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants:  15
  • Name of associated Consultants, if any: Ernst & Young
Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed:

Jacob Imbo –Civil Engineer Phostine Wekesa – Structural Engineer
Dedan Otiato – Water Engineer Bernard Towe – Land Valuer
Julius Makone – Civil Engineer Cynthia Achieng – Environmentalist
Convine Omondi – Geologist Ken Masika – Surveyor
Narrative description of Project:

  • The Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP) is a 15 year multi-phased, multi-national investment program financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), which is being implemented to address the negative impact of recurrent drought in countries of the Horn of Africa region, within the framework of the IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) Strategy, under the general leadership and coordination of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
  • In accordance with the conditions governing the grant, Somalia was able to access the resources from the AfDB through IGAD, which was appointed to receive and manage the DRSLP-II resources on behalf of Somalia and ensure that project activities are implemented. To execute the functions of its role and responsibility as the Third Party, IGAD established a Funds Management Unit (FMU) to manage the project resources for Somalia and, in consultation with the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), undertook a competitive recruitment of an Implementing Agency (IA), EY LLP in Association with VARDE Engineering Co Ltd, to carry out the day to day management, monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the project activities on the ground.
  • The objective of this assignment was to conduct a feasibility study, technical design and Construction Supervision of Six (6) No. of Boreholes.
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:

  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
  • Topographic Survey
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design
  • Detailed design, tender assistance and supervision of works