Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the Organization:
International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), on behalf of the international Commission on Sustainable Agriculture Intensification (CoSAI), is seeking Expressions of Interest (EoI) from consultants to conduct three individual country case studies on pathways for innovation for sustainable agriculture intensification (SAI). Here, the term ‘innovation’ includes institutional, policy and financial innovations as well as scientific and technological innovations related to sustainable agriculture intensification. SAI refers to the transformative changes required in agricultural systems to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, including social and human objectives as well as environmental sustainability.
This Call for EoI refers to the country case study in India. It is one of three country case studies (Brazil, India and Kenya) that will use a common framework of analysis to draw out common lessons as well as context-specific findings. The study aims to extract lessons in innovation for SAI, based on concrete examples, to guide future investment by practitioners and investors. The study will also help feed into global advocacy by CoSAI and partners to increase and improve the use of funding for research and innovation to rapidly scale up SAI.
The final scope of this study and deliverables will be agreed following the inception phase. Consultants are asked to cover a minimum of six case studies in the country report. The exact number can be decided in the inception phase. Cases are expected to be selected purposively to provide good evidence and critical lessons.
The budget available for the assignment is of the order of US$ 75,000. This sum is expected to cover all aspects of the study, but may be used predominantly for the payment of consulting fees.
Content of EoI:
All applicants should provide a brief EoI (a maximum of 12 single-spaced pages, plus annexes) including the following information:
Annex 1: Short curriculum vitae for the team leader and other proposed team members.
Annex 2: List of studies previously carried out by team members or the organization/firm that demonstrate relevant experience, including links or attachments