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Project Title: Community Resilience Building in Livelihood and Disaster Risk Management (REBUILD)
Location: Tana River County
Duration: 45 days
Reports to: REBUILD Project Manager
Objective: Conduct a Market and Value Chain Study on Major Nutritious Products in Tana River County.
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: To conduct a market and value chain study on major nutritious products in Tana River County.
This study aims at examining the production and marketing of the major animal and plant products (crops and livestock products, fishery, vegetables, and fruits) in Tana River County and providing recommendations on how to strengthen the sectors for enhanced local consumption of nutritious products and commercialization of the same in other counties/countries. The study will identify the primary actors and their numbers, volumes/quantities, key functions, the supply chain, operational challenges, and potential interventions. The analysis will indicate price changes along the Value Chains (VCs) together with the margins, market share, sub products and transactions along the VC. The study will also evaluate the social aspects, such as participation and governance to transform the sub sector into a robust market-oriented VC.
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