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MINERAL SECTOR SUPPORT FOR ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION (MINDIVER) PROJECT

– REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR ENGAGEMENT OF A CONSULTANT FOR THE LOCAL CAPACITY BUILDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR REGULATORS AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE NIGERIAN MINING SECTOR

MINISTRY OF MINES & STEEL DEVELOPMENT
MINERAL SECTOR SUPPORT FOR ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION (MINDIVER) PROJECT
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES/FIRM SELECTION)
COUNTRY: NIGERIA
PROJECT: MINERAL SECTOR SUPPORT FOR ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION (MINDIVER) PROJECT
PROJECT ID NO: P159761
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: ENGAGEMENT OF A CONSULTANT FOR THE LOCAL CAPACITY BUILDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR REGULATORS AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE NIGERIAN MINING SECTOR
REOI REFERENCE NO: NG-MINDIVER-139-CS-QCBS
DATE: JULY 1, 2020
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has obtained a credit from the International Development Association- IDA (the “Bank”). This credit will be used to implement activities that will catalyze the process of economic diversification through the mining sector.

The implementing agency MMSD, through the Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification Project, intends to apply part of the proceeds for eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of a CONSULTANT FOR THE LOCAL CAPACITY BUILDING ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT FOR REGULATORS AND PRACTITIONERS IN THE NIGERIAN MINING SECTOR to which this request for expression of interest is issued.

The Consulting firm is required to (i) Organize and conduct workshops for the environmental regulators, mining operators and accredited environmental consultants; and
(ii) Organize local training program for MEC Technical Staff of the Ministry in pollution control, waste management, land degradation mines closure, and remediation plans and climate mitigation approaches with the view to enhancing their proficiencies
This assignment covers the following scope to achieve the objectives of the Consultancy:
(i) Review the existing legal and regulatory frameworks on environmental and social issues in mining.
(ii) Based on the existing framework, establish a model for synergy among FMEnv, MEC and NESREA to be presented at a workshop for adoption for implementation in Jos, Plateau State.
(iii) Assess the mining practice in Nigeria and conduct a workshop on best mining practices, with regard to safer mining and pollution free mines-field for 120 Mineral Titles Holders in each of the six geo-political zones of the country.
(iv) Conduct a capacity enhancement workshop for environmental consultants for effective preparation of statutory Environmental Protection and rehabilitation Program (EPRP), Fuel Storage Plan (FSP), Mine Closure and Decommissioning Plan (MCDP) and Community Development Agreement (CDA) in Abuja, Nigeria, using the extant guidelines and other pertinent tools.
(v) Organize local training programs for technical staff of the Mines Environmental Compliance (MEC) Department in the following areas:
Mines Pollution Control, Environmental Management, Environmental Auditing, Waste Management, Effective compliance monitoring, and enforcement approaches, and Climate change mitigation practices.
(vi) Conduct vulnerability assessment of climate change on mining in Nigeria and recommend appropriate mitigation measures.
(vii) Conduct Strategic Environmental Assessment for the development of low-carbon minerals in Nigeria and render technical assistance for domesticating climate-smart mining in Nigeria.
(viii) Develop a set of environmental instruments for monitoring and appraising the environmental performance of artisanal mining operations in Nigeria
In carrying out the expected tasks, the adviser is expected to collaborate with the MMSD and its relevant departments and agencies.

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