15 National Experts for Water, Food, Energy Nexus

Deadline extended: 20 October 2017

The SADC NEXUS Dialogue Project “Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-Sector Investment in the SADC Region” is a project supported by the European Commission as part of the global "Nexus Dialogues Programme.”The Nexus Dialogues Programme (Phase I) aims at helping regional organisations and their member states applying a nexus approach in the formulation of multi-sector policy recommendations, strategies, action plans and investment programmes. Phase I also aims at identifying concrete investment projects - with a focus on multi-purpose water infrastructure - which could be funded under Phase II.

 The overall objective of the project is to support the transformation required to meet increasingwater, energy and food security demand in a context of climate change in the SADC Region through the development of a truly integrated nexus approach. The specific objective of the project is to create an enabling environment that will drive cross-sectoral engagement and implementation of nexus investment projects that contribute to enhancing water, food and energy security in SADC region.

 The two expected results of the project are:

  • Establishing a SADC Regional WEF Nexus Operational Framework; and
  • Developing a prioritised list of Nexus Investment Projects

 GWPSA, as a project implementing partner for SADC, is seeking National Consultants in the 15 SADC Member States (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho,Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland,Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe) to prepare Country water-energy-food nexus perspectivepapers.

 The main objectives of this consultancy are to carry out national level water-energy-food nexus assessments focusing on analysing the existing relevant policies, plans, programs and institutions.

 The duration for this short-term consultancy work will be 14 working days commencing from the date of signature of the contract and the tasks must be completed by the 31 October 2017.

 Individual consultants meeting all of the requirements listed in the Terms of Reference document are invited to submit their CV’s and an Expression of Interest with a Financial Proposal. 

Application packages should be sent to Kidanemariam JembMoere (GWPSA) at k.jembere@cgiar.org by email and should reach GWPSA by Friday 20 October 2017. 

Please read the attached document for more information on these positions.