AGENCE FRANçAISE DE DéVELOPPEMENT - ACHETEUR has floated a tender for Consultant Services for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the Project. The project location is Central African Republic and the tender is closing on 10 Dec 2021. The tender notice number is AMI EVA 2021 IYO, while the TOT Ref Number is 60131982. Bidders can have further information about the tender and can request the complete tender document by Registering on the site.

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Procurement Summary

Country : Central African Republic

Summary : Consultant Services for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the Project

Deadline : 10 Dec 2021

Other Information

TOT Ref.No.: 60131982

Document Ref. No. : AMI EVA 2021 IYO

Competition : ICB

Financier : Agence Francaise De Development (AFD)

Purchaser's Detail

Purchaser : AGENCE FRANçAISE DE DéVELOPPEMENT - ACHETEUR
AFD Bangui BP 817 Route de la moyenne corniche, Bangui Attn: Denis Vasseur,
Central African Republic
Email :afdbangui@afd.fr
URL :www.afd.fr

Tender Details

Expression of Interest are invited for Consultant Services for the Mid-Term Evaluation of the Project General objective Contribute to the balanced and sustainable development of the territories affected by the displacement of populations resulting from the Central African conflict, in the Central African Republic and in Cameroon. Specific objective • OS1. Strengthen the capacities of local authorities for the establishment of governance mechanisms and inclusive dialogue allowing concerted development planning and response to the needs of the populations. (Civic cohesion). • OS2. Contribute to strengthening community mechanisms for resource management, mediation and access to basic services. (Social cohesion). • OS3. Improve the livelihoods and income of populations through value chains / activity systems in agro-pastoral chains that allow young people, women and vulnerable people to access profitable and sustainable economic activities and the establishment of appropriate financial services. (Economic cohesion). • OS4. Carry out diagnostics, capitalize on the experiences carried out and participate in dialogue and discussions on national and regional policies and strategies in the area of ​​local development. Expected results (R1.1) The capacities of the Central African local authorities are strengthened in the establishment of governance and dialogue mechanisms. (R1.2) The capacities of Cameroonian local authorities are strengthened in the establishment of governance and dialogue mechanisms. (R1.3) The capacities of the actors involved in the establishment of cross-border dialogue mechanisms are strengthened. (R2.1) Strengthening management mechanisms (land, conflicts), knowledge / application of rights, dialogue and psychosocial resilience mechanisms contributes to improving social cohesion in Mambéré-Kadeï (CAR). (R2.2) The strengthening of management mechanisms (land, water, conflicts), knowledge / application of rights, dialogue and psychosocial resilience mechanisms contributes to improving social cohesion in Kadey (Cameroon). (R2.3) Cross-border difficulties linked to the management of agro-pastoral spaces / conflicts and LTB conflicts are reduced. (R3.1) The development and implementation of local strategies (communes), as well as the improvement of the supply of training and financial services, contribute to better territorial economic cohesion in Mambéré-Kadeï (RCA ). (R3.2) The development and implementation of local strategies (municipalities / inter-municipal authorities), as well as the improvement of the supply of training and financial services, contribute to better territorial economic cohesion in Kadey (Cameroon ). (R3.3) The improvement and sharing of knowledge, as well as the promotion of a dialogue between actors concerned by economic exchanges between the two countries, contribute to an improvement of cross-border economic cohesion. (R4.1) Initial diagnostic studies (agrarian, organizational, CAP, gender diagnosis, etc.) and the mapping of issues in the two departments (OSM) are carried out and shared with key players. (R4.2) The project monitoring and evaluation system is functional and a crisis and resilience observatory is in place. (R4.3) Capitalization actions are carried out and disseminated to inform national strategies. (R4.4) Effective communication is in place. Main activities Strengthening local governance In order to put administration back at the heart of territorial development policies, the project supports the definition of local economic and social development strategies and strengthens local and cross-border dialogue bodies so that this planning is concerted and inclusive . 8 communes of Mambéré-Kadeï and Kadey will receive support in terms of training and equipment to strengthen the delivery of basic services, in particular civil status. Consolidate the social bond In Cameroon and CAR, population movements have deeply upset the territorial balance. The project seeks to prevent conflicts, by supporting the concerted management of spaces and natural resources (wood, water) as well as the peaceful resolution of disputes, through existing community mechanisms. Agropastoral works are carried out according to the needs identified jointly by the breeders and farmers within the framework of the implementation of local agreements for the management of spaces. In addition, it is carried out on a daily basis, in partnership with the Cameroonian and Central African Red Cross, communication activities for behavior change on health / nutrition, gender and the promotion of peace. In order to strengthen the psychosocial well-being of individuals and communities, listening sessions and discussion groups are also offered to people who express the need, and supports survivors of sexual violence based on gender or people in psychological distress. Revive the rural economy The project supports the development of municipal and inter-municipal economic development strategies, in order to bring about structuring initiatives for the territories and to strengthen the resilience of the populations. To promote the socio-economic integration of young people, it supports the development of identified promising sectors and contributes to the structuring of producer organizations, develops the supply of vocational training and access to financial services. At community level, work is being done on the agricultural and financial aspects. Farmer Field Schools (CEP) are set up to share farmer-to-farmer experience and disseminate improved and innovative agricultural practices, such as productive sanitation. Village savings and credit associations (VSLAs) have also been developed to encourage small investments and support communities in responding to daily hazards. [Disclaimer: The above text is machine translated. For accurate information kindly refer the original document.]

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