Economic Evaluation for Domestic Water Use Measures in the National Adaptation Plan

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Lima, Peru
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
0-2 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Languages Required: 
Spanish

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Consultancy Title: Development of the Economic Evaluation of the prioritized measures of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use

Objectives/Purpose of the Assignment

Main objective

Development of Section IV corresponding to the Economic Evaluation of Prioritized Measures of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use.

Specific objectives

  • Analysis of the scope of Section IV of the Economic Evaluation of the roadmap proposed by MINAM based on the information and methodologies used at the sector level.
  • Propose the content of the section corresponding to the economic evaluation of the current Tentative Programming, as well as future updates.
  • Socialization of the content proposed in the economic evaluation section.

[1] Informe Final GTM-NDC

Scope of Work

Activities

 The proposed activities refer to the development of this consultancy and the content of Section IV: Economic Evaluation of the Prioritized Measures, and must follow the items listed in Annex 1: Content of Section IV of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use. Technical aspects should be taken into account to prepare the document, as well as its presentation and socialization to the roadmap actors involved.

Develop and present a work plan

  1. A detailed work plan must be prepared, including a schedule of activities for the development of the consultancy as well as product delivery and product presentation.
  2. The consultant must present a coordination strategy with the professional who is developing the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use, and thus obtain the necessary inputs for the economic evaluation section.
  3. The consultant must propose the best information and sources systematization tool for the development of the roadmap.

Develop Section IV: Economic Evaluation of Prioritized Measures of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use

-          The MVCS and MINAM will provide all specific information related to the document of the roadmap. The content of the economic evaluation structure supplied by the DGCCD of MINAM must be followed, as shown in the Annex 1 of this document.

 Considerations for the development of Section IV: Economic Evaluation of Prioritized Measures, of the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use:

At least two adaptation measures proposed in the roadmap should be prioritized for the economic evaluation, and the analysis must consider the following items:

  1. Qualitative description of measures implementation costs (direct and indirect) for the actors involved.
  2. Qualitative description of benefits (direct and indirect) for the actors involved.
  3. Analysis of the potential quantification of costs and benefits (susceptible to valuation at social prices), identifying any action that would be necessary to implement after the completion of the consultancy, for a global estimate of the costs and/or benefits assessment of the adaptation measure.
  4. Compliance feasibility analysis, which contents the economic evaluation of the prioritized measures of the roadmap.
  5. Development of the content proposal for Section IV: Economic Evaluation of Prioritized Measures. It should include the identification of potential sources of financing for the implementation of the measures and enabling conditions.
  6. Presentation of the content as following the structure in Annex 1 to the sectorial actors defined by MINAM and MVCS through the development of a virtual workshop, which will be held under the most suitable digital platform agreed between the consultant, MINAM and MVCS.
  7. Incorporation of contributions or comments resulting from the first presentation of the roadmap of the competent sectors (including Section IV).

-          Analysis of the relevance and/or viability of deriving efforts in the development of the roadmap standard format sections.

-        It is essential to consider that once the development of the final product is finished and approved by MINAM, MVCS, and GGGI, this will be a direct input of the climate change adaptation roadmap on the component of domestic water use. This product will be sent by the MVCS, in its capacity as a competent authority on climate change, to MINAM.

Carry out the presentation and socialization of the content of the products

-        Hold a presentation of the Section IV: Economic Evaluation of the Prioritized Measures, to the institutions designated by MINAM and MVCS.

-        Participate in the final workshop held by MINAM and MVCS about the presentation of the final version of the Climate Change Adaptation roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use.  

The consultancy will last 60 calendar days.

The review of the deliverables by MINAM and the MVCS will be carried out within a maximum period of five (05) calendar days after the presentation of the products. Once supervisors address the observations, they will approve the product in its new and final version within (02) calendar days.

Coordination and compliance

-          The coordination for the execution of the consultancy will be lead by GGGI in coordination with the DGCCD of MINAM and the DGAA of the MVCS.

-          Any of the representatives of the sector responsible for the implementation of their NDC, and GGGI at any stage of the development of the service, can request meetings and information from the consultant, which may raise questions, queries, or changes activities development.

-          The consultant will not receive payment for his/her services until any doubt or problem that arises is resolved. The time needed to address the requested changes does not imply the extension of the contract term.

-          It is the responsibility of the consultant to respect the dates contemplated in these terms of reference while performs the service.

-          For the development of this consultancy, there must be coordination with the consultant in charge of developing the Section IV of the climate change adaptation roadmap in the domestic water component, corresponding to the economic evaluation of prioritized measures.

-          MINAM and MVCS will provide all the information that is available within the framework of the development of this consultancy as well as the contact information of focal points of the institutions involved.

Meetings and workshops

-          Once the consultancy begins, periodic meetings will be established between all the parties.

-          After each meeting, the consultant will prepare in detail a minute and will send it to all the participants via email.  

-          Workshops will be coordinated between the consultant, MINAM, MVCS, and GGGI. They will be held through a virtual modality and will use a platform agreed between all the parties.

-          Due to the current situation in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings and workshops will be held virtually in coordination with specialists from MINAM, MVCS, and GGGI.

Deliverables*:

-          All deliverables that are generated in the development of the service must be included in a digital repository with the sources of primary and secondary, empirical, technical, and scientific information used. Likewise, it must have appropriate means of verification including records of participants in meetings and/or workshops, minutes, notes, photos, or other documents as evidence of information.  

-          Deliverables are presented by email to specialists assigned by MINAM, MVCS, and GGGI on the corresponding dates. Each product that has the final approval** must be delivered to the communication formal channel established by MINAM and.

* Deliverables will be submitted in Spanish for use of the Peruvian Government

** The payment is made once the approval of the product is granted by the DGCCD and GGGI by e-mail.

Qualifications/Experience/Expertise

The professional must present her or himself as an individual (not as part of a company or a legal person), and shall comply with the following requirements:

Academic training:

- Professional with a degree in Economy or related.

General experience:

-  Minimum experience of 2 years in the public sector, either working in it or giving assistance within the framework of the implementation of public policies.

Specific experience:

-  Minimum experience of 2 years working in the sanitary sector and/or water resources management and/or environmental management and/or risk analysis and/or vulnerability in projects.

Training:

-  The consultant should have at least one specialization course in public management, environmental management, climate change, water resource management, and/or related, with a minimum of 12 training hours.

Accreditation

Given the current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it could not be easy to access certain documents and certifications. It is therefore required for the consultant to make a reasonable effort to include digital copies of relevant documents that prove her or his experience. These documents could be professional titles, previous contracts, orders of service, fee invoices/receipts, among others, demonstrating the qualification and experience required for the activities in these Terms of Reference.

Introduction

The NDC Partnership (NDCP) provides financial support to the Ministry of the Environment (MINAM) for updating the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) on mitigation and adaptation. Within this framework, MINAM has the support of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities (ACC) at national level.

The purpose of this support is to deepen and update the current information for the subsequent generation of reporting protocols for the corresponding sectors, as well as the operation of a digital platform between Peru and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Peru, after the ratification of the Paris Agreement in July 2016, through Supreme Decree N° 058-2016-RE, assumes the commitment to communicate its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the UNFCCC, as well as communicate the progress in fulfilling them, when appropriate periodically. According to the Supreme Resolution N° 005-2016-MINAM, the Multisectoral Working Group is in charge of guiding the implementation of the NDCs (GTM-NDC) and the development of a roadmap for promoting enabling conditions that allow the performance of the NDCs, made up of mitigation and adaptation measures in the short and medium-term. The roadmap or Programación Tentativa is a technical document that contains the technical and political information that will guide the monitoring and reporting of progress in the implementation of the NDCs by each of the government sectors[1].

Due to the importance of the development and use of the NDCs roadmaps, this consultancy seeks to develop the Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap on the Component of Domestic Water Use. This specific roadmap is overseen by the General Directorate of Environmental Affairs (DGAA) by the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation (MVCS), and the General Directorate of Climate Change and Desertification (DGCCD) of MINAM.

The roadmap is developed based on a standard format established by MINAM, in its capacity as the National Authority for climate change. However, the current proposal stipulates different economic evaluation methodologies from those used in the sanitation sector for investment projects. In this sense, it is necessary to support the feasibility of compliance or non-compliance with the minimum requirements currently established, as well as to develop a proposal that allows the MVCS to report reliable information following the characteristics of the sanitation sector.