General Announcement (Sustainable Management of Natural Ressources and Resilience)

 (via Devex)
Transtec
Various
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Apply By: 
31 December 2020
139 days remaining

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Job Description

Transtec provides short-term expertise for the European Union under the SIEA framework contracts, FWC Service for the implementation of External Aid (FWC SIEA 2018) - EuropeAid/138778/DH/SER/Multi.

Under this particular advert we invite experts interested in Lot 1 opportunities (Lot 1 – Sustainable management of natural resources and resilience) and in possession of both the required technical expertise and priority sectors here listed to register or update their profile in our database of consultants.

List of sectors - Technical description

1. Agriculture

  • Crop production, storage, conservation, transformation, and marketing /value chains
  • Vegetable, fruit and cash crop production storage, conservation, transformation and marketing /value chains
  • Legal aspects
  • Alternative production systems (organic farming, agroforestry, permaculture)

2. Livestock

  • Livestock regeneration plans
  • Veterinary, animal health, animal identification, quarantine and border inspection posts
  • Trade of animal products
  • Production, conservation, storage and marketing of animal products
  • Legal aspects

3. Sustainable Forestry management and conservation

  • Forest inventories, forest management plans, forest establishment and plantation management
  • Agroforestry, community and environmental development programmes
  • Strategic and operational resource development and wood supply plans
  • Forestry industry development plans

4. Fishery and aquaculture

  • Marine and fresh water aquaculture
  • Assessment of fish stocks and sustainable fish resources exploitation
  • Legal aspects

5. Land management

  • Land use planning, Land information systems and applications,
  • Land reform policies
  • Land registration and cadastre, Land market development, estate economic assessments

6. Food security & nutrition

  • Assessment of national stocks
  • National statistics on food production
  • Forecasts of famine and early warning systems
  • Transitory and chronic food insecurity
  • Nutrition

7. Food safety

  • Tracing, food control
  • Legal aspects

8. Extension/Training/Human Resources Development/Institutional development

  • Extension services
  • Training of personnel
  • Sectoral organisations (farmers, producers, traders)
  • Institutional strengthening

9. Rural Infrastructure

  • Rural infrastructure planning, development and rehabilitation (Market infrastructure, irrigation and drainage, etc.)

10. Climate Change

  • Climate change: resilience, adaptation and mitigation

11. Sustainable Natural Resource management

  • Sustainable management and protection of natural resources, biodiversity and ecosystems (soil erosion/salinization/fertility, national parks ecosystem protection, fight against desertification, etc.)
  • Sustainable Water management including planning (e.g. integrated river basin management), supply, waste water treatment (incl. waste water reuse and energy generation)
  • Environmental protection
  • Pollution including chemicals, plastics, waste, air pollution and greenhouse gases emissions
  • Green economy (incl. sustainable and resource efficient production and consumption), Blue Economy
  • Ocean governance including marine/coastal zones protection

12. Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Disaster Risk Reduction, including climate and environmental risks/disaster management

List of Expertise

Each lot is expected to support and advise Commission services (Headquarters and EU Delegations) and/or Partner Countries/Organisations along the entire cycle of operations (from design to implementation and evaluation of EU interventions) by providing technical inputs and by assisting in carrying out analysis, studies and providing opinions and advice. To this end, each lot should incorporate expertise related to a number of horizontal aspects/tasks, such as:

  1. Analytical studies (e.g. feasibility studies, institutional/stakeholder analysis, political and economic analysis, strategic environmental assessments, environmental impact assessments, climate risk assessments, intervention logic and logical framework approach/theory of change, economic analysis, data collection and analysis, performance measurement and indicators, monitoring and evaluation systems). This will also include mainstreaming of crosscutting issues (climate change, environment, resilience, youth, gender, disabilities and more broadly rights based approach), analysis of legislation, regulations and law enforcement, legislative gap analysis, etc.
  2. Policy-related analysis (e.g. gender analysis, do- no-harm and conflict-sensitivity analysis, religious dynamics assessments) and design. This will also include mainstreaming of crosscutting issues.
  3. Technical inputs (e.g. technical annexes for works and supplies)
  4. Evaluation of offers; assessment of grant proposals
  5. Evaluations (e.g. mid-term, final and ex-post, impact evaluations, including of budget support programmes)
  6. Public financial management and domestic revenue mobilisation, including at sector level and at subnational government level
  7. Investment financing
  8. Capacity development and institutional strengthening
  9. Training and research
  10. Awareness-raising (incl. information and communication)

Kindly note this announcement is a general call and is not a request for a specific mission / assignment