The European Commission, DG XI, has published an open invitation to tender for a study contract in the field of environment, agriculture and soil conservation. The objective of the contract is to coordinate the work carried out within the context of four studies evaluating the effects of certain agricultural measures (measures accompanying the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy and Community rural development) on the flora, fauna, natural habitats, soil, landscape, and water, soil and air pollution throughout the Community. Tenderers must demonstrate that they have the skills and experience required in the field of analysing the effects of agriculture on the environment (water and nature protection, and upkeep of the landscape) and in the field of coordinating study projects. Requests for tender documentation should be sent to: European Commission DG XI - Environment, nuclear safety and civil protection Unit XI/A-2 Finance and contracts Mr. B. Sinnott 200 rue de la Loi (BU5 3/167) B-1049 Brussels Fax +32-2-2994449 The reference number (XI.D1/95/1174-1175-1176-1177) must be referred to in the request for documents. Preference will be given to requests made in writing (facsimile or post). Completed tenders should be sent to the same address.