Terms of Reference for Water Harvesting and Sustainable Environment Management\r\n\r\nProject Title: Strengthening the resilience and nutrition well-being of communities in Amudat and Nakapiripirit (SRNAN-Project).\r\n\r\nProject Description\r\n\r\nSNRAN Project aims at strengthening food security, nutrition and resilience of communities in Amudat and Nakapiripirit. Objective 1, Output 1.3 Degraded landscape restored to productive use. This activity will be implemented in Nakapiripirit District in Moruita Parish (New, Acherer, cholol, Utut, Katukmwok and Napeles villages) and Karinga parish (Karinga B, Sukudik and pelpel villages). In Amudat district, the activity will be implemented in Amudat sub county, Ngongosowan parish (Chemintiril village) and Loburin Parish (Atirir and Chemakany villages).\r\n\r\nThis activity of the project will be implemented in line with ACTED’s THRIVE Programing strategy which aims to integrate ecosystems, livelihoods, markets, social cohesion and grassroots governance in vulnerable environments and offers a sustainable approach to support the regeneration of ecosystems through a sequenced, layered and integrated initiative that is community based and tailored to each specific context and location. The REVIVE pillar of the THRIVE strategy will be used to implement output 1.3 of the first objective of this project: Degraded environment restored to productive use.\r\n\r\nMain objective: To strengthen food security, nutrition and resilience of vulnerable households in Nakapiripirit and Amudat. ACTED and Food for the Hungry (FH) will achieve this through realisation of the following two specific objectives.\r\n\r\nSpecific Objective 1: To improve food security for 1,584 Vulnerable households in Amudat and Nakapiripirit\r\n\r\nSpecific Objective 2: To enhance prevention of stunting and undernutrition and increase access to appropriate treatment of malnutrition focusing on the first 1000 days of life through targeted Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) Interventions\r\n\r\nObjectives of the assignment, roles and responsibilities of the consultant\r\n\r\nThe overall objective of this consultancy is to offer technical services in developing curriculum, conducting TOT trainings on water harvesting technologies and sustainable environment management in Amudat and Nakapiripirit.\r\n\r\nSpecific objectives\r\n\r\n \t\r\n\r\n \tMark 35825m of hater harvesting swales in Nakapiripirit and Amudat districts\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWater harvesting generally refers to the collection of rainstorm-generated runoff from a particular area (a catchment) in order to provide water for human, animal, or crop use. Under water harvesting, the consultant will mark 35,825m of swales in mentioned areas in Nakapiripirit and Amudat district for beneficiaries to engaged under cash for work.\r\n\r\n \t\r\n\r\n \tBuild capacity of Community in sustainable environment management\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe natural environment has over the years been disrupted and degraded by human activities. It is therefore necessary that man understands the environment as a basis for achieving sustainable utilization of natural resources. The consultant will develop a training curriculum and carryout TOT training for ACTED staff, who will then train the Environment Management Committees and supervise the transfer of knowledge to the wider beneficiary community.\r\n\r\nS/n\r\n\r\nTasks\r\n\r\nDeliverables\r\n\r\nTimeline\r\n\r\nDesk review of existing literature\r\n\r\nDraft training manual\r\n\r\n1 week in September\r\n\r\n2\r\n\r\nDevelop a 3 day training curriculum for training communities on water harvesting technologies and sustainable environment management use\r\n\r\n3 day training curriculum\r\n\r\n3 Weeks August - September - 2022\r\n\r\n3\r\n\r\nConduct a 3 day training of trainers for lead farmers and environment management committees\r\n\r\nTOT training report\r\n\r\n2 Weeks in September - October 2022\r\n\r\n4\r\n\r\nMark 35,825m water lines (swales) for digging (17,913m in Moruita and 17,912m in Amudat)\r\n\r\nSwale marking report\r\n\r\n8 weeks (September - November 2022)\r\n\r\nSkills and experience\r\n\r\nThe consultant or the consulting firm must have a varied mix of skills and competencies and must have undertaken similar works in East Africa in the last 5 years. Experience in Uganda will be an advantage.\r\n\r\n \tA minimum of a BSc in Agricultural Land Use and Management Agriculture, Agro-Ecology, Climate Change, or other relevant disciplines\r\n \tA qualification in permaculture is an added advantage\r\n \tProven track record in developing training materials and delivering training to low-literacy participants\r\n \tDemonstrated experience in degraded land restoration\r\n \tFluency in English\r\n \tWorking knowledge of local languages spoken in Nakapiripirit and Amudat is advantage.\r\n\r\nApplications\r\n\r\nInterested applicants should provide a proposal covering the following aspects:\r\n\r\n \tLetter of interest.\r\n \tDetailed technical and financial proposals clearly demonstrating a thorough understanding of this ToR and including the following:\r\n\r\n\r\n \tProfile of consultant/organisation\r\n \tEvidence of previous experience in developing and delivering outputs of a similar nature\r\n \tProposed methodology\r\n \tEthics and safeguarding approaches, including any identified risks and associated mitigation strategies\r\n \tA proposed timeframe detailing activity and a schedule/work plan\r\n \tTeam composition and level of effort of each proposed team member.\r\n\r\n\r\n \tA financial proposal with a detailed breakdown of costs for the study\r\n\r\n\r\n \tItemized consultancy fees/costs.\r\n \tItemized administrative expenses.\r\n \tExpected payment plan and method.\r\n\r\nNote: Available budget is 6,000EUR. Financial Proposal\r\n\r\n \tEvidence of qualifications and curriculum vitae(s) of all proposed staff outlining relevant experience.\r\n \t(In the case of a company) a company profile.\r\n \t(In the case of a company) a copy of registration documents like Certificate of Incorporation\r\n \tTax identification number and tax clearance certificate for the company and/or consultants\r\n \tAttach a copy of National ID/Passport copy for company legal representative.\r\n \tDetailed bank details\r\n \tNames and contact information of three references\r\n \tTechnical and financial proposal should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than one week from the date of this advert.\r\n\r\n THRIVE = Towards Holistic Resilience in Vulnerable Environments\r\n\r\n REVIVE = Regenerative Earthworks and Vegetation in Vibrant Ecosystems\r\n\r\n\r\nHow to apply\r\nTechnical and financial proposal should be submitted to email@example.com not later than one week from the date of this advert.