30 Aug 2017

Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) HLP Assessment – Very Short Deadline

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: Cameroon

Contract type: Service contract
Contracting authority: Norwegian Refugee Council, Prinsensgate 2, 0152 Oslo, Norway.E-mail: judith.sonne@nrc.no / ahmed.toure@nrc.no / david.manan@nrc.no. Web: www.nrc.no (Ahmed Toure and David Manan).
Object of the contract
Far North Cameroon.
The Awarding Authority calls for expression of interest for conducting an HLP assessment in Specified Location, where Awarding Authority will draw upon its global ICLA expertise to promote better understanding of the key protection issues on House, Land and Property (HLP) and Civil Documentation in the Cameroon IDP context. Through detailed assessments and training, this will inform both Awarding Authority future strategy in the country and the work of other actors, including the government of Cameroon. Awarding Authority will make clear linkages between HLP issues and Shelter and access to land for Food Security. The assessments and training will pay attention to the constraints that IDP women face, in particular the differential impacts of insecure tenure and eviction.
Carry out a detailed assessment on the HLP issues and the disputes resolution mechanisms in areas affected by the displacement in the Far North region of Cameroon
Do clear recommendations on the way to prevent/address the issues identified
Develop training modules for the dissemination of the findings.
Inception report prior to deployment to Cameroon
Preliminary report findings presentation
Final report
An advanced degree in Law, Political Science or related social sciences, or a combination of a Bachelor degree in any of the specified fields of study plus extensive professional research experience.
At least 5 years of research experience, either in a reputable firm or as an independent freelance consultant, with focus issues linked to rural land tenure, issues related to access to rural and urban land and collaborative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Previous experience in Cameroon or any Francophone country with a similar context is preferred.
Knowledge of HLP issues related to forced displacement.
Clear, professional and effective written English and French
The proposal should include:
Technical proposal: An outline of the research framework and methods, including comments on the TOR on the website below, proposed timeframe and work-plan. Proposals should not exceed 5 pages.
CVs, references for previous relevant work, and evidence of past research projects
Financial proposal: The financial proposal should provide professional fees and all costs required for undertaking this consultancy.
Time frame: The duration of the assignment will be 30 working days from the date of the contract signing. Expected starting date: 15 September 2017
Deadline for expression of interest: Forward expression of interest to the Awarding Authority in Cc, by 31 August.
CPV: 79100000, 79000000, 85312320
Administrative Information
Application deadline: 31.8.2017
For further information and instructions in the above contract notice:
Other Information
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