Recruitment of National Consultant to Establishment of Community Resources Management Area in the Atobease Landscape, Wassa East District

Country: Ghana
Language: EN
Number: 2476123
Publication date: 09-06-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)
Tags: Forestry services

Description

Recruitment of National Consultant to Establishment of Community Resources Management Area in the Atobease Landscape, Wassa East District
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA
Deadline : 22-Jun-17
Posted on : 09-Jun-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 38392
Link to Atlas Project :
00095425 - Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices in Coco
Documents :
IC Proposal Submission Form
Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)
Overview :

BACKGROUND

Under the Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices in Cocoa Landscapes Phase II project (ESP Phase II), Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and UNDP Ghana will engage the services of a national consultant with the requisite experience to develop a Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) in the Atobease Landscape, Wassa East District, where the project is working to promote environmentally sustainable cocoa production systems based on a landscape approach. Activities under ESP II are designed to help farmers in the project intervention districts including the Wassa East to adopt environmentally sustainable and climate change resilient cocoa production practices and to conserve ecosystems and natural resources in cocoa landscapes.

 

ESP II implementation in the CREMA areas is based on an integrated landscape management approach that supports food and cash crop production, ecosystem management and rural livelihoods across entire landscapes.

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SCOPE OF WORK

  • The ESP Phase II Project is seeking a Consultant to lead on the development of a CREMA at its Atobease Landscape comprising of some 60 farming communities in the Wassa East district in the Western Region of Ghana. Specifically, the Consultant will provide technical assistance to ESP II to develop a CREMA in the proposed landscape in collaboration with the landscape communities as well as the ESP II Project Management Unit, and other project partners/stakeholders.

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EDUCATION

  • Masters’ degree in natural resources management environmental sciences, social sciences with a specialization in development or other social studies relevant to this assignment.

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EXPERIENCE

  • Strong understanding of sustainable production systems, the cocoa sector in Ghana and community forestry with at least 7 years work experience
  • Experience with participatory methodologies and in community mobilization and extension
  • Experience working on similar assignments to develop a successful CREMA to the devolution stage
  • Good professional knowledge of the national socio-economic development context
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders in Ghana, including government agencies, traditional authorities, NGOs, Civil Society, communities including farmers etc.
  • Experience or presence in the focal district or region is a plus.
  • Demonstrated communication and writing skills are assets

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HOW TO APPLY

  • See the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.

BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:

  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto

For detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)

Important Note:

The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposals

BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:

  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 22, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.org

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-036– TP - [insert Name]
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-036 – FP - [insert Name]

Please note that these proposals shall be submitted to the designated secured email into two files but in one email unless both Files are Greater than 9MB file size

EMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:

  • While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-036