World Resources Institute (WRI)
CALL FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICE
World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. In Africa, WRI established a Regional Office for Africa based in Addis Ababa since December 2017.
WRI is intending to recruit an experienced consultant that will lead collaborative process to produce cross-sectoral restoration action plans developed for Sodo Guragie and Meket woredas. Some/all of the following institutions will play a central role in this process: woreda office of agriculture, natural resources office in the woreda, water and energy office, woreda irrigation authority, woreda finance office, kebeles administration, NGOs operating in the woreda, women and youth office, private companies (where relevant), farmers cooperatives and other relevant stakeholders from woreda administration. These action plans will include annual restoration targets for each landscape/woreda, sector institutions and other stakeholders investment and will guide restoration efforts over the next government development plan (2021-2025).
Establish a shared vision for landscape restoration among local stakeholders, clarify roles and responsibilities, and strengthen local ownership of Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR) activities Lead a collaborative process to develop joint landscape action plans for FLR Strengthen woreda, kebele, and landscape level platforms for FLR coordination. Work through these platforms to mainstream and accelerate implementation of FLR initiatives
Interested applicants can obtain a Terms of Reference (TOR) in electronic format from Gubignet Tekle (Gubignet.Tekle@wri.org) until 5:00pm June 17, 2020 while all proposals must be submitted by 5:00pm June 26, 2020 to Meseret.Shiferaw@wri.org and copy Gubignet.Tekle@wri.org. Please use the following format for the email subject line: Consultant for Landscape Action Plan Development. All proposals must be submitted in electronic format.