Overview

Consultancy: Support Needs Assessment for Land-Soil-Crop Information Services

Scope of Work:

The consultant will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

Support workpackage-2 component of assessment of the demand among stakeholders for Land-Soil-Crop Information Services (LSC-IS) knowledge and information
Support workpackage-2 component of assessment of strategic, technical, operational, and institutional requirements for LSC-IS hubs.
Support workpackage-4 component of introducing, familiarizing, and training LSC-IS users working with and benefiting from land, soil and crop information.
Support workpackage-4 component of collecting feedback from LSC-IS users for improving the functionality and user-friendliness of the LSC-IS hubs.
Support workpackage-4 component of implementing and adapting a sustainability strategy for the LSC-IS hubs within hosting organizations.

Final products:

Expected deliverables to contribute to:

Report on workpackage-2 component of assessment of the demand among stakeholders for Land-Soil-Crop Information Services (LSC-IS) knowledge and information
Report on workpackage-2 component of assessment of strategic, technical, operational, and institutional requirements for LSC-IS hubs.
Report on workpackage-4 component of introducing, familiarizing, and training LSC-IS users working with and benefiting from land, soil and crop information.
Report on workpackage-4 component of collecting feedback from LSC-IS users for improving the functionality and user-friendliness of the LSC-IS hubs.
Report on workpackage-4 component of implementing and adapting a sustainability strategy for the LSC-IS  hubs within hosting organizations.
Consultancy Fee:  Lumpsum or by mutual agreement based on agreed milestones and deliverables

Duration: 6 months with maximum of 75 working days

 

Essential skills and qualifications

PhD in in agriculture, agronomy agricultural economics, resource economics or related field
Working experience within Eastern Africa, especially Ethiopia
Working experience with modelling
Strong analytical writing and communication skills
Ability to work independently.
Fluency in written and spoken English

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a CGIAR research centre - part of a global research partnership for a food-secure future.