TERMS OF REFERENCE
Project Title: Community Resilience Building in Livelihood and Disaster Risk Management (REBUILD)
Location: Tana River County
Duration: 45 days
Reports to: Project Manager
Objective: Conduct Bottleneck Analysis of Policies and Practices at County Level and Develop a Participatory Advocacy Strategies
CISP – Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (International Committee for the Development of Peoples) is a rights-based international NGO established in 1983 in Rome. CISP implements humanitarian, rehabilitation, and development projects through its cooperation with public and private local actors in over 30 countries globally. Since 1997 CISP has been working in Kenya to carry out projects in areas of development by supporting national and county authorities to provide quality, equitable, transparent and accountable services in various sectors. Over the past 23 years CISP Kenya has expanded its activities across more than 12 Counties in both rural and urban areas in various sectors of intervention, including Agriculture and Food Security, Conservation, Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition, Protection (children, refugees, GBV), Education (early childhood, university), Governance, and Arts and Culture.
CISP is the lead agency in a consortium of partners (GROOTS, Nature Kenya, Procasur and NDMA) implementing a multi-year European Union (EU)-funded project (EU REBUILD) on resilience building and food security in Tana Delta and Tana River sub-Counties of Tana River County. The project is an integrated, multi-sectoral response to food security and sustainable livelihood challenges faced by agro-pastoralist and pastoralist communities, including drought and other effects of climate change. The project aims to enhance resilience of these communities through improving food and nutrition security of vulnerable households, especially for women and children, generating sustainable livelihoods and protecting productive assets.
Objective of the assignment
EU REBUILD project is seeking consultancy from a Service Provider with the following objective: Conduct a participatory bottleneck analysis of policies and practices at county level regarding Nutrition, Food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction.
This consultancy aims at conducting a Bottleneck analysis of policies and practices at county level and development of Participatory Advocacy strategy and implementation plan.
The assignment will be a participatory assessment carried out in Tana River County with NDMA, the County authorities including the County Health Management Team (CHMT), County Executive Committee (CEC), Department of Agriculture , relevant service providers, CSOs, youth and women groups, community representatives and other key actors, to identify the bottlenecks of nutrition food security and DRR services, at demand and delivery levels. The research is meant to provide context specific evidence and knowledge to guide interventions and strategies in Tana River, enhance citizen participation and inform county policies and strategic planning/budgeting in Food security, Nutrition and DRR.