Job posting // Review and Updating of the SADC Water Research Agenda
Apr 20 2022
The SADC Secretariat, and its subsidiary institutions have been implementing the regional Water Research Agenda since 2015. The strategic objective of the SADC Water Research Agenda is to promote evidence-based implementation of SADC water programmes and projects through multi- and inter-disciplinary research and synthesis of existing and new information for the realisation of SADC developmental goals. The aim of the research agenda is, therefore, to build research capacity among regional institutions and individuals as well as to promote the utilisation of research results in the planning and management of water resources in the sub-region.
The main objective of this assignment is to undertake a review and update the SADC Water Research Agenda informed by an in-depth analysis of the implementation of the current research agenda by the regional research and academic institutions hence taking stock of the implementation of this first phase. The assignment will examine trends and variations in financing of the SADC Water Research Agenda-related activities, the nature of research products, and their end-use.
It is against this background that the SADC Secretariat, with the funding support from Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is seeking the services of an individual consultant for process of reviewing and updating of the SADC Water Research Agenda. The GIZ supports the SADC Water Division through the Transboundary Water Management (TWM) programme. TWM supports the management of shared watercourses in the southern Africa by promoting the effective implementation of the SADC Regional Strategic Action Plan on Integrated Water Resources Development and Management, Phase V (RSAP V).
Submission deadline and address:
Kindly submit your bid, comprising of a (i) technical offer and (ii) price offer no later than Friday, 22 April 2022, 1700hrs.
Please note that tender bids not received at the stipulated date and time will not be accepted.