Consultancy: Community Based Wetland Management

The World Bank

, , MW

The Government of Malawi has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Shire Valley Transformation Program-1, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include consultancy services as technical assistance to sustainable community wetland management and community fisheries management in the Elephant Marsh. The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The shortlisting criteria are:

  • At least have postgraduate degree in Natural Resources Management with experience in the development of Institutions for Community Based Wetland Management and other relevant discipline related to wetland management. Candidates with qualifications relating to project management will also be considered provided these are accompanied by strong competencies and experiences in wetland conservation and natural resources management;
  • Experience in fisheries co-management in wetlands
  • At least 10 years of experience in wetland biodiversity and/or participatory fisheries management and livelihood development programs;
  • Proven experience of supporting Natural Resources Management initiatives at field level;
  • Experience of working on donor funded projects;
  • Sound understanding of co-management approaches and sustainable livelihood programmes.
  • Familiarity with standard computer office software and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 edition, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 7:30hrs to 12:00hrs and from 13:00hrs to 17:00hrs except on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Expressions of interest including detailed updated curriculum vitae and copies of professional and academic qualifications must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 21st July, 2020.

The Chairman, Internal Procurement and Disposal Committee,

Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development,

Shire Valley Transformation Programme,

Private Bag 379,



(Attention: Senior Procurement Specialist)

Alternatively, applications may be emailed to: [email protected]

cc: mwalab[email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]





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