Thematic Areas Covered by the Environment & Energy Team

  • Environmental and Energy Related Studies
  • Climate Change & Green Energy Related Studies
  • Social, Economic, & EIA Studies Related to Environment and Energy
  • Results-Based Monitoring & Evaluation Pertaining to Environment & Energy
  • Making Environmental and Energy Related Policies

  • Household Survey: Multi-Tier Measurement of Energy Access in Ethiopia

    Client: The World Bank Group

    Contract Value: $137,364.50

    Duration of the assignment: October 2016 – March 2017

    Description of Project:

    Multi-Tier Measurement of Energy Access Household Survey in Ethiopia is a World Bank funded project which has been implemented in nine regional states and two federal cities. A total sample sizes of 3824 households are enumerated in the project. This baseline survey applies analytical framework known as Multi-Tier Framework for Measuring Energy Access. The Multi-Tire framework was developed by World Bank (SE4ALL knowledge HUB) in close collaboration with Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Energy access is measured in the tiered-spectrum, from Tier 0 (no access) to Tier 5 (the highest level of access). The main objective of the framework is to monitor and evaluate energy access by following a multidimensional approach.

  • End line Survey for “Sustainable Development of the Gambella and Rift Valley Landscapes”

    Client: Horn of Africa Regional Environment Center and Network (HoA-REC&N)

    Contract Value: $138,000.00

    Duration of the assignment: December 2015 – April 2016

    Description of Project:

    The main purposes of the final evaluation are two folds. First, we carried out a comprehensive terminal evaluation of the project and draw lessons. Second, we investigated the internal and organizational capacity of the HoA-REC&N in the implementation of Sustainable Development of the Gambella and Rift Valley Landscapes project.

  • Baseline Data Collection: USAID/Ethiopia Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Impact Evaluation (IE) in Oromia Region

    Client: Cloudburst Consulting Group-USAID-Ethiopia

    Contract Value: $295,123.00

    Duration of the assignment: July 2014 – December 2014

    Description of Project:

    This study is intended to collect baseline data for the USAID/Ethiopian Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Impact Evaluation (IE) Program. This includes a large N probability survey, semi-structured interviews with key informants and community leaders, as well as focus group discussion in Guji and Borena Zones of Oromia Region in Ethiopia. Hence, Frontier i has sub-contracted with Cloudburst Consulting Group, a US based consulting firm which contracted with USAID-Ethiopia to conduct the whole assignment, whereby Frontier i is engaged to conduct part of the assignment, which is the data collection specifically.

  • Baseline Data Collection: USAID/Ethiopia Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Impact Evaluation (IE), Afar Region

    Client: Cloudburst Consulting Group-USAID-Ethiopia

    Contract Value: $222,000.00

    Duration of the assignment: July 2014 – December 2014

    Description of Project:

    This study is intended to collect baseline data for the USAID/Ethiopian Land Administration to Nurture Development (LAND) Impact Evaluation (IE) Program. This includes a large N probability survey, semi-structured interviews with key informants and community leaders, as well as focus group discussion in Guji and Borena Zones of Oromia Region in Ethiopia. Hence, Frontier i has sub-contracted with Cloudburst Consulting Group, a US based consulting firm which contracted with USAID-Ethiopia to conduct the whole assignment, whereby Frontier i is engaged to conduct part of the assignment, which is the data collection specifically

  • Baseline Survey for the Project “Support to Early Recovery and Socio-Economic Stability of the Drought Affected Population in Ethiopia”

    Client: Save the Children Ethiopia

    Contract Value: $ 37,142.00

    Duration of the assignment: July 2016 – September 2016

    Description of Project:

    The overall objective of the Project is to foster the social and economic stability as well as recovery of drought affected communities in Afar and Somali Regions. Specifically it aims to strengthen the overall capacity of the local communities to External shocks.

    The major outcomes of the project intervention that impinges on the impacts are: (i) improved and diversified livelihood opportunities, (ii) increased access to minimum safe water requirements for human and livestock consumption, (iii) ensure effective early warning system and operationalized contingency plans, (iv) improved access to sufficient and safe water, (v) improved access to sufficient and safe water for their livestock, (vi) improved income to meet basic needs and invest in livelihood  (vii)  improved retain or restore their core breeding livestock ,(viii) improved cultivable land at least 0.5 ha of land, (ix) improved access to employment both employed or self-employed through decent job, (x) improved entrepreneurship  and or vocational skills, (xi), improved active community based EW/DRR committees and their community action plans integrated with woreda level annual development plans, (xii) improved active/effective diseases surveillance system; (xiii) improved  Kebele EW/DRR committees with annual community action plans, (xiv) improved community action plans that reflect and seek to address the specific risks faced by children (xv) improved the satisfaction of youth (boys and girls) with the work carried on EW/DRR committees. On the basses of these, Frontieri contracted by SC to assess the existing senario and record the benchmark for future evalation after project completion

  • Baseline Study for the Implementation of Improved Cook Stove and Solar Project in Tigray and SNNP Regional States

    Client: Germen Development Cooperation

    Contract Value: $40,000.00

    Duration of the assignment: September 2015 – November 2015

    Description of Project:

    To undertake baseline survey to collect data regarding the current status of using modern energy with a focus on improved cook stoves (ICS) and solar energy in the regions of Tigray and SNNP. The outcome of the survey will be designed to adjust with indicators detailed in the project log frame.