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PROJECT : PARETO NI PESA
DUTY STATION : MBEYA, TANZANIA
DATE: JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2021
1. BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
Since 1945, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) has worked with vulnerable communities to end poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWR supports agriculture, climate change, and emergency response programming in 28 countries each year. LWR works in Tanzania with an emphasis on capacity strengthening of farmer organizations and long-term food security. Lutheran World Relief is implementing a project entitled “Pareto ni Pesa” (“Pyrethrum for money”) from January 2020 to September 2022. The project aims to strengthen market linkages and business relationships between smallholder pyrethrum farmers in the Iringa Region (Kilolo, Mufindi and Iringa Rural Districts). The project works across the value chain, focusing on crop production and post-harvest processing at the producer level and selling/buying at the processor level. The overall goal of the project is to improve livelihoods for smallholder farmers through increased incomes from pyrethrum activities.
LWR intend to expand the project to Mbeya Rural and Ileje Districts with the objectives of;
LWR is looking for experienced individual for a short-term assignment with an understanding of implementing agriculture programs to provide short term service of organizing farmers and youth groups in Mbeya for the Pareto ni Pesa project
This is short term assignment from July 15th to September 30th , 2021. Consultancy will be responsible for planning and leading the implementation of the pyrethrum project in Mbeya. This will include playing a leading role in the implementation of the project, monitoring and evaluation of the project activities, outputs and impacts, and ensuring that all stakeholders at the project area are fully engaged especially farmers, youth and women. Also, to ensure projects are implemented in accordance with contractual obligations and meet the highest standard of implementation. The post-holder will be based in Mbeya Region and will be reporting to the LWR Senior County Program Manager, Tanzania (Sr. PM).
3. SCOPE OF WORK
The candidate will be responsible for the following.
6. IMPLEMENTATION ARRANGEMENTS
The duration of the consultancy will be from July through September 2021. LWR will orient the lead consultant on the scope of the work. The consultant will provide his/her own working space, associated resources, and equipment. The main contact in planning and finalizing midterm evaluation methodology, data collection, analysis/interpretation and finalizing main deliverables will be LWR Tanzania’s Senior Program Manager Moses Kabogo.
7. EVALUATION TIMEFRAME
July 15th to September 30th 2021
8. QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Qualification of the Consultant
Complete applications containing elements a) through b) should be submitted as attachments to an email to: [email protected]
The subject line should read: “ Individual for a short-term assignment”
Deadline for the submission is on July 20th, 2021, by 5pm Tanzania time.
Applicants who do not follow application instructions will be rejected. ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.