TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR STRENGTHENING HYDROMET SERVICES AND FLOOD/DROUGHT MANAGEMENT IN CENTRAL AFRICA

The World Bank is recruiting a service provider, such as a consultancy firm, university, think tank, technical institution or consortium either based in the Central Africa region or with substantial physical presence in the Central Africa region to provide analysis and guidance notes on hydrometeorological and early warning systems.

The overall objective of this assignment is to better understand the state of meteorology, hydrology and climate services and early warning systems in Central Africa and draft a regional framework to improve decisions making for flood and drought management in Central Africa.

Specific objectives: More specifically, the assignment has the following objectives:

(i)      Draft a regional synthesis report on state of hydrometeorological and climate services and early warning systems (EWS) in Central Africa

(ii)    Develop a guidance note for improving early warning systems in Central Africa

(iii)   Elaborate a draft regional framework for hydrometeorological services improvement with an action plan for Central Africa.

(iv)   Support the World Bank in organizing the 2nd HYDROMET Forum in Central Africa

 

Duration of the assignment and timelines : The assignment is expected to last nine (9) months, starting July 1st, 2019. It is expected that the inception report will be delivered within 4 weeks upon signature of the agreement.

For further information, please consult the World Bank website : https://nl4worldbank.org/2019/06/26/ec2-strengthening-hydromet-services-and-flood-drought-management-in-central-africa/