Uganda the “Pearl of Africa” is endowed with abundant natural resources upon which the economy and livelihood of over 80% of the population largely depends. However, this natural resource base is declining at an alarming rate. Four outstanding bottlenecks are hindering the national efforts in addressing the increasing degradation of natural resources, namely:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) the Responsible Party), Ministry of Water and Environment (Lead Implementing Partner) and other Stakeholders are implementing Inclusive Green Growth for Poverty Reduction Programme. The Programme will aim at providing technical, technological, operational and financial support to the relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and non-state institutions so that:
The primary beneficiaries of the project are the women (adult), youth (young females and males) and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) especially the poor so that their productive and income generation capacities and livelihood opportunities are improved in an environmentally sustainable manner.
In line with the above, MGLSD is seeking for services of a consultant to Conduct Rapid Feasibility Study for Adopting the Songhai Model for Integrated Natural Resources Management, Livelihoods Improvement and Green Job Creation
Objective of the consultancy:
The overall objective of this assignment is to Conduct Rapid Feasibility Study for Adopting the Songhai Model for Integrated Natural Resources Management, Livelihoods Improvement and Green Job Creation
The specific areas of the assignment are to include:
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work and methodology:
Integrated Natural Resources Management, Livelihoods Improvement and Green Job Creation.
The feasibility study will consist of review of policies, legal, institutional framework and other related documents (literature Review), field visits, consultations and interviews with stakeholders, review existing similar programme and present to stakeholder findings and recommendations
The Consultant is expected to:
The consultant’s tasks will include;
Provide guidance on the:
Required Skills and Experience
Years of experience:
Duration of the Work:
Administrative Responsibilities and Expenses:
Price Proposal and Schedule of payments:
A lump sum payment, in three tranches, shall be made upon successful completion and certification of work done as indicated in this Terms of Reference.
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation
Technical Criteria – Maximum 70 points:
he candidate is required to submit an electronic application directly uploaded on the UNDP jobs website with all the requirements as listed here below. Annexes and further information may be downloaded on http://procurement-notices.undp.org/. (Reference #33137).
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document to this website – http://jobs.undp.org (Ref no.68710).
Documents to be included when submitting the proposals:
Interested applicants should submit applications through uploading of all their required documentation in one single pdf document on this website only.