FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES
TRANSFORMING IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA PROJECT
PROJECT ID NO: P123112
CREDIT NO: CR 5506-NG
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE PREPARATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN FOR JANKARAWA INTERVENTIONS AT MARADUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ZAMFARA STATE
REFERENCE NO. FMWR/TRIMING/2021/CQS/CS/02/01
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) CONSULTING SERVICES (FIRMS SELECTION)
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) is currently implementing the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project with a credit received from the International Development Association (IDA) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The TRIMING Project Development Objective is to improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangements for integrated water resources management and agriculture service delivery in selected large-scale public schemes in Northern Nigeria.
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The objective of the RAP is to describe the procedures that the project will follow and the actions that it will take to mitigate adverse effects, compensate losses, and provide development benefits to individuals and communities adversely affected by the project. The RAP must identify the full range of people affected by the project and justify their displacement after consideration of alternatives that would minimize or avoid displacement.
THE SCOPE OF THE SERVICES WOULD INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
The service provider shall carry-out the following tasks:
(a) General description of the Project and affected Project areas
(b) Identification of the potential impacts
(c) Conduct a census of people, land, and/or goods to be affected
(d) Carry-out enumeration and registration of all persons adversely affected by the project, including pastoralists
(e) Conduct socio-economic studies
(f) Analyze the legal and institutional framework governing RAP implementation in Nigeria
(g) Provide detailed (itemized) cost estimates for all RAP implementation activities, including allowances for inflation, population growth, and other contingencies; timetable for expenditures; sources of funds; and arrangements for timely flow of funds; capacity building and training.
(h) Ensure adequate stakeholder consultation with active participation of benefiting/host communities
(i) Develop the methodology to be used for Valuation of assets and compensation for losses
(j) Prepare an implementation schedule covering all RAP activities from preparation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
(k) Advise on the implementation responsibilities of various agencies, offices, and local representatives
Prospective consulting firm should have proven capacity to: review technical design for construction/ rehabilitation works and demonstrate relevant experience in carrying out Resettlement Action Plan (RAP).
This assignment will be divided into two (2) phases i.e., RAP preparation and implementation. The RAP preparation phase is expected to last 8 weeks (2 months) commencing immediately after contract signing, while the implementation phase will be “time-based” and will last for eighteen (18) months.
The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: www.triming.org