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Objectives/Purpose of the Assignment:
BAPPEDA Kaltim has requested GGGI’s assistance in developing a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Provincial mid-term (5-year) development plan (RPJM-Propinsi) and for a pilot Provincial Strategic Zone (KSP). The RPJM-P SEA will be conducted in 2017, while the KSP SEA will be conducted in the second half of 2016. SEAs are designed to assure that the principles of sustainable development underline policies, plans and programs that affect the environment. Considering the importance and transformative impact of KSP development in East Kalimantan economic development strategy, it is critically important to ensure that social and environmental impacts are carefully identified and valued in order to facilitate informed decision-making in development planning.
The Consultant shall provide technical assistance to the East Kalimantan (EK) government in order to provide best practice illustration in the development of a KSP SEA.
Scope of Work:
The Consultant shall support the provincial government of East Kalimantan to develop a model SEA study for a pilot KSP. The targeted KSP will be identified in consultation with the EK government, based on scheduling constraints and strategic importance.
The Consultant shall assist an EK-government team in conducting the SEA. The Consultant shall provide technical leadership, supervision to ensure compliance with best practice principles, and take responsibility for final editing.
The SEA study shall provide a number of alternative development scenarios, and each scenario will be analyzed to determine the probable environmental, social and economic impact of each scenario. The analysis shall be conducted as an iterative process, and in this process key environmental and social considerations should include, but not be limited to, flooding, droughts, deforestation, cultural resources, critical habitats and ecosystems, public health, gender equity, and indigenous communities. This pilot SEA study shall value such impacts in monetary terms.
The Consultant shall:
The Consultant shall provide the following deliverables:
All reports must be in English, in accordance with GGGI’s formatting requirements, and submitted in hard copy and digital formats along with complete sets of raw data, research materials, and interview notes.