The Fisheries Action Coalition Team (FACT) was established in 2000. FACT has been working to strengthen the NGO coalition, and the Coalition of Cambodian Fishers (CCF) for advocacy on fisheries resources; support the capacity development of fishing community leaders and focal persons; and strengthening grassroots organizations (CBOs) to empower them to work and advocate on practical issues that are affecting their livelihoods. FACT implements its program activities in three regions of Cambodia, in particular Tonle Sap, Coastal and Mekong regions.
Currently, FACT was receiving the financial support from the EU for implementing three-years (2016-2018) Action called “Strengthening capacity of Fishers’ Network and NGO coalition towards fisheries resources sustainability and ownership in Mekong and Tonle Sap regions (SFiN-NGO)”.
The overall objective of SFIN-NGO: To contribute to the improvement of policies and law enforcement, better access to and control of fishery resources, and improved livelihoods.
The specific objective of the Action: Grassroots Cambodian fishers and communities in Cambodia’s Mekong and Tonle Sap are well strengthened and empowered to protect and conserve fisheries resources in sustainable manner.
To realise the above specific objective, the proposed actions will work towards the below expected results:
The Action targeted two regions of Cambodia – Tonle Sap and Mekong regions. In Mekong region, the Action mainly focusses in two provinces – Stung Treng (2 communes and 2 districts) and Kampong Cham provinces (6 communes and 1 district). Meanwhile, the Action targeted the Tonle Sap region covering three provinces-Pursat (2 commune and 2 districts such as Me Teuk of Bakan and Raing Til commune of Kandieng District), Battambang (1 commune of Preychas and 1 district of Ek Phnom) and Kampong Chhnang ( 3 communes of Chhnok Trou, Boribo District and Ampil Teuk and Kampong Tralach Communes, of Kampong Tralach District).
The target groups of the project include one national NGO coalition working on fisheries NGO Coalition on Fisheries (NGO-CF) of around 38 NGO members and one national grassroots coalition Colition of Cambodia Fishers/Coalition of Community-based Organizations (CCF/CCBO) of 55 CBO-based members. The members of both coalitions are from Mekong, Tonle Sap and coastal provinces of Cambodia. Then, the SFiN-NGO also targeted 14 CBOs (three from Mekong and eleven from Tonle Sap) of around 5,762 (2,349 women and 1,052) as direct final beneficiary group and 122,801 (62,911 women and 3,6497 youth) as indirect final beneficiary group.
To ensure the achievement of the results of the Action, there are four components have to implemented: 1) the capacity building and networking phase, 2) the advocacy phase, 3) conservation of FCAs, and 4) the documentation and sharing phase.
The objectives of this consultancy are:
3. Expected OutputS
The expected outputs of the consultancy are:
4. KEY ACTIVITIES
The activities of the consultancy are to:
5. Consultancy Qualifications
The national consultant shall have the following:
6. TIMING & DURATION
The total Consultant input is expected 20 working days maximum, starting between from September 6th – November 10th 2017. A detailed schedule/activity plan for the consultancy will be prepared by the consultant in close consulting with FACT representative shortly after signed contract. The final midterm evaluation report must submitted by early of November 2017, specific date to be agreed upon agreement signed.
Interested candidates must submit the following documents for consideration:
8. Organisation Supports
The total input is 20 working days maximum. To help support the work of the Consultant, FACT will provide copies of relevant SFiN-NGO project proposal, database, interim report, and baseline study reports. The list of target areas and groups are provided, help arrange consultation/validation workshop and presentation but Consultant will use their own computer for the work.
Deadline for submission: by 5pm of September 4th 2017