UCLA seeks a Business Case Consultant. UCLA, through its Congo Basin Institute (CBI), recently began a collaborative partnership to promote shade-grown cocoa as a conservation tool in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). During a one-year Phase I, the project will focus on developing a business case for private sector investment in sustainable cocoa production in DRC. Applications received before October 15 will be given priority.
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Gabon seeks a Consultant for evaluation of project: “Securing Gabon’s Ecological Future”
Key Objectives of this evaluation:
- Evaluate what has been achieved so far based on the defined objectives and as per the strategies contained in the project document as well as sustainability of results.
- Provide recommendations for WWF Gabon and WWF NL, that will serve for the eventual future project in term of what worked well (to be scaled) and what doesn’t worked (to be improved).
Qualifications of Evaluator:
1. The Evaluator should be bilingual (English/French) in order to be able to evaluate all of the texts and reports, as well as to communicate with WWF staff and relevant stakeholders/partners of the project.
2. The evaluator should also have proven experience with the evaluation of conservation projects implemented by nongovernmental organizations, as well as familiarity with the issues surrounding environmental best practice policies and implementation in palm oil and forestry. Central African experience would be much appreciated but is not obligatory.
- A draft evaluation report in English of maximum 25 pages (without annexes).
- Feedback session on First Draft Report with WWF management.
- Final Evaluation report;
All candidates interested in conducting this evaluation on a consultant basis should submit, no later than February 28th 2021, a detailed technical proposal including:
- A curriculum vitae detailing his/her experience in project evaluation and NGO led conservation project implementation in Africa;
- The proposed evaluation plan (description of approach, suggestions for interview questions, timeline and time allocation, etc.) and comments on the Terms of Reference;
- A proposed date for the site visit in Gabon.
For more Information, please, download the Documents here below: