BORNO AND ADAMAWA WOMEN POULTRY PROJECT-
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR CONSULTANCY FOR MAPPING OF ANIMAL HEALTH AND VETERINARY SERVICES COVERAGE IN ADAMAWA AND BORNO STATES
BORNO AND ADAMAWA WOMEN POULTRY PROJECT
TERMS OF REFERENCE
CONSULTANCY FOR MAPPING OF ANIMAL HEALTH AND VETERINARY SERVICES COVERAGE IN ADAMAWA AND BORNO STATES
SEPTEMBER 28, 2020
This Terms of Reference (TOR) provides the description and work to be done to conduct Mapping of Animal Health and Veterinary Services coverage in Adamawa and Borno states in Northeast Nigeria under the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) funded Borno And Adamawa Women Poultry project implemented by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The work required by this TOR includes feasibility of service provision for Animal Health and veterinary services.
Catholic Relief Services – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons because of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS has worked in Nigeria for more than 25 years. Through local partners, CRS has implemented programs in 24 of the country’s 36 states, demonstrating the agency’s extensive grassroots network and significant capacity to reach the rural poor. Focusing on agriculture, emergency response and recovery, and health, CRS is helping to strengthen health care systems, Catholic Church partners, other community-based organizations, and government institutions. CRS’S current projects are improving the lives of more than 1.4 million Nigerians.
With donor support from the European Union (EU) and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Catholic Relief Services (CRS/Nigeria), a prime recipient is implementing the Borno and Adamawa Women Poultry Project. The 18 months Activity was awarded by GIZ Nigeria to CRS and its partner on 1st March 2020 as part of GIZ’s contribution to the support of Internally Displaced Persons and the Resilience of Host Communities in North and North-East Nigeria seeks to support vulnerable populations to contribute to creation of livestock employment opportunities in Borno and Adamawa states to improve participants’ living conditions and increase their income by producing and selling poultry and poultry products
The Activity will work with a coalition of partners to provide agricultural extension and health services (including treatment and vaccination), to serve vulnerable populations, strengthen the institutions that form the market system and the networks that serve smallholder poultry producers who have been disenfranchised by conflict, and facilitate the engagement of vulnerable women in poultry agribusiness activities