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Consultancy Opportunity

CONSULTANCY OPPORTUNITY
An analysis of public and private policy environment
and practices affecting smallholder farmers
CAMBODIA, LAOS,VIETNAM,THAILAND


“Sustaining and Enhancing the Momentum for Innovation and Learning around the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in the Lower Mekong River Basin is a European Union funded project led bythe Asian Institute of Technology along with its partner including Oxfam, IDS University of Sussex, UK, and FAO. The project associatesare SRI-Rice Centreof the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) in USA, and the University of Queensland in Australia.The project seeks to contribute to enhance resilience of rain-fed smallholder farmers of the Lower Mekong Region confronting climate change.

As part of this, the project will commissionan analysis of public and private policy environment and practices affecting smallholder farmers and small-scale agriculture in the context of food security and climate change in the Lower Mekong River Basin countries. The analysis will inform on-going policy advocacy and communication activities supported by the project.

We are seeking a consulting agency or consultant with at least 10 years’ experience in public policy analysis with focus on agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, food security and small scale agriculture in Lower Mekong river Basin regionincluding provenbusiness experience in rural markets.

The consultancy will be hosted at the Oxfam Office in Phnom Penh. Institutions and Individuals are invited to submit competitive tenders not exceedingUSD18,000. To request the Terms of Reference for this consultancy, please write [email protected],quoting “Analysis of policy environments affecting SSF”.Deadline for submission of tender is 8th Dec 2013.