Date : 11/11/2020
Title : Consultancy for Multi Sectoral Needs Assessment

This Expression of Interest solicitation is open to all eligible consultants, in accordance with SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL recruitment procedures.

The objective of this consultation is:

The main purpose of the assignement is to conduct a multi-sectoral needs assessment to determine gaps in WASH, FSL and DRR services in slums and low-income settlements in Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), as well as urban and semi-urban areas in Cox’s Bazar.


  • Assess the existence and extent of gaps in access to WaSH services for slum dwellers
  • Analyse waste management processes and possible integration with FSL activity
  • Identify level of knowledge and practice of hygiene practices
  • Identify potential risks and challenges in the implementation of a WaSH intervention

Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar:

  • Identify food security and livelihoods challenges affecting the slum dwellers in Dhaka city and Cox’s Bazar urban areas.
  • Analyse and map micro finance institutions in the targeted locations. Review how credit is accessible for poor urban slum dwellers and the different requirements
  • Identify the different disaster risks faced by urban residents in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar and map out the different community structures for DRR
  • Review the potential income generating activities that are suitable for these group of community members. Businesses that are compatible to their knowledge, experience, capacity, and legal and administrative environment
  • Study the potential for urban agriculture (low cost and space efficient methods)
  • Identify community support structures for DRR, Livelihoods and access to credit (availability and functionality of women groups, etc.)

The consultant will be recruited by SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL for a period of 25 working days from the starting date(23rd November)  and works under the supervision of Field Coordinator, Dhaka.

SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL invites consultants to apply for the provision of services as described above. Interested consultants must submit their CV providing information on their capacity and experience showing that they are qualified for the services (documentation, references for similar services, experience in similar assignments, availability of qualified staff, etc.).

Interested consultants may express their interest by sending an email to the following address: and before 30/11/2020 and expressly mentioning « EOI and financial proposal » as ToR of

A short list of consultants will be finalized after the call for expressions of interest and the consultation will follow the rules and procedures of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL for the use of Consultants. It is noteworthy that the interest shown by a Consultant does not imply any obligation on the part of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL for inclusion in the short list.