Expression of Interest for a Research Consultancy on Gender aspects of Vulnerability and Resilience in Sahel 2012 Food CrisisDecember 26th, 2012 Posted in Document Library, English, Gender, Mali, Niger
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty.
Oxfam in West Africa invites tenders from qualified research teams interested in a new ambitious and innovating research project aimed at « building a gender sensitive approach to food crises vulnerability and resilience among Sahel population: lessons from the 2012 crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger”.
The purpose of this research is to provide insight about the links between vulnerability to the food crisis and women and men differential access, control and ownership of resources within households and communities. The research will also look at both short term and long term interventions which can contribute to women’s and men’s food security and resilience as well as lead to transformational changes in gender dynamics in the region.
The research will take place during the first trimester of 2013, and will start by end of January.
Please consult the complete version of the ToR herewith attached, and circulate this announcement among your networks.
ToR are in English as exchanges between the research team leader and Oxfam research managers and experts are going use this language preferentially, even if the research will be implemented in French and will take place in French speaking areas.
Submission of proposals
Interested researchers/research teams must submit their tender by January 5th 2013. Expression of interest should be sent by the research lead, in English or French, and should include:
A. Preliminary research framework note, no more than 5 pages, based on the ToR and inclusive of:
1. A theoretical framework suggesting hypotheses for gender and gender related discrimination as co-factors at work in creating vulnerability to crises as well as opportunities for resilience.
2. Suggested criteria and relevant questions for testing the research hypotheses
3. A logframe or matrix that operationalize these questions
4. Information on the collection methodology
B) A timeframe for the research with clear details concerning the work to be executed, and specifying interim deliverables
C) A detailed budget including an estimation of the number of consultancy days needed, and other research costs.
D) Research team description: composition, leadership and curriculum of all members
E) An example of research report produced by the research team or research lead (or valid hyper links to online published papers, reports)
Preference will be given to researchers based in the region, and research institutions which are addressing these issues.
How to apply:
Tenders must be sent by e-mail, clearly mentioning Building gender aware approaches to food crisis and resilience in Sahel in the object, by January 19th 2013 at both these addresses:
• Jérôme Gérard – firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Research and Policy Coordinator – Dakar, Senegal
• Awa Fall – email@example.com
Gender Focal Point – Oxfam West Africa Regional Centre – Dakar, Senegal
Please contact both addresses for further information and details.
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