April 19, 2024

Apply for EOI – Consultant to Support the Government of Angola within the Implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact (AHAI) Job Recruitment at African Development Bank Group (AfDB). This AfDB Vacancy and ongoing recruitment is open candidates, so kindly apply as quickly as doable.

EOI – Consultant to Support the Government of Angola within the Implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact (AHAI) Job Recruitment on the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Job Title: Consultant to Support the Government of Angola within the Implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact (AHAI)

Location: Bank Office in Luanda, Angola in the course of the contract
Department issuing the request: Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department
Job household: Agriculture, Human and Social Development
Duration of the project: One (1) 12 months
Tentative date of graduation: 1 September 2023

Introduction and Background

  • The Feed Africa Strategy (FAS) of the African Development Bank (2016-2025), also referred to as Feed Africa was conceived in October 2015 at a High-Level Meeting of senior private and non-private sector leaders held in Dakar, Senegal, and accepted for implementation by the Board of Directors of the Bank in May 2016.
  • The Strategy seeks to remodel African agriculture right into a aggressive, inclusive, and agribusiness-oriented sector that creates wealth, improves lives, and secures the surroundings by way of an strategy primarily based on agricultural commodity worth chains.
  • The Feed Africa Strategy (FAS) goals, inside ten (10) years of its inception, to finish starvation and rural poverty and cut back meals imports on the African continent.
  • After seven years of implementation of Feed Africa, it’s now evident that unlocking the agricultural potential of the continent by delivering local weather good agricultural applied sciences to thousands and thousands of farmers and the creation of an enabling surroundings of rural infrastructure and coverage incentives is feasible in a brief time period by way of robust political will and funding by Development Partners and the personal sector. A High-Level Summit of 34 African Heads of State, 75 Ministers and Heads of Development Partner organizations was subsequently held in Dakar January 22-27 to mobilize political, monetary and technical help for agricultural transformation on the continent at scale.
  • The Government of Angola was ably represented by Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, representing the President of Republic of Angola.
  • The core of the Dakar 2 Summit have been 41 boardrooms, chaired by Head of States and Heads of Government/Delegations, to debate beforehand ready Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts, that outlined manufacturing targets for key agricultural staples, a street map to achieve these targets, and enabling insurance policies, together with smallholder farmers help, rural infrastructure, revolutionary financing amongst different insurance policies.
  • Another end result of boardroom discussions was institution of the Presidential Delivery Councils to supervise implementation of the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts and guarantee accountability for outcomes.
  • The Presidential Delivery Council will even advise on an enabling surroundings to unblock key bottlenecks alongside the commodity worth chains. Angola Country Food and Agriculture Compact was additionally offered by the Minister of Agriculture and totally mentioned.
  • At the top of the thirty sixth African Union summit, the African Union endorsed the outcomes of Dakar2 and known as for the implementation of the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts with time-bound and clearly measurable indicators for fulfillment, together with concrete nationwide insurance policies, incentives, and rules to ascertain an enabling surroundings for wider and accelerated investments throughout the agriculture sector.
  • To implement the African Union decision following Dakar 2 outcomes, the African Development Bank (AfDB) workplace primarily based in Pretoria, beneath its Division for Agriculture and Agro-Industry (AHAI.6) seeks to rent a marketing consultant to help the Government of Angola within the implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact.

Objectives

  • The goal of the project is to help the Government of Angola within the implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact to make sure well timed supply of precedence interventions as agreed on the Dakar 2 assembly.
  • Its additional to offer technical help companies to the Ministry of Angola in the direction of a profitable implementation of the Bank funded Agricultural Sector Based Operation.

Scope of Work

  • The Government of Angola Compact has been internally mentioned with improvement companions, the personal sector and civil society. The authorities has endorsed it and has assigned the Presidential Committee on Agriculture to represent itself as a Presidential Council for the implementation of the Country Food and Agricultural Compact. In the implementation of the Compact, Government has adopted with African Development Bank a Programmatic strategy in the direction of rising agricultural manufacturing and productiveness within the nation.
  • The Consultant will subsequently help the Government assigned Presidential Council in its function within the implementation of the Food and Agricultural Compact. S/he will even help the Bank and Government in elaborating on the road of interventions prompt by the Government within the Compact.
  • Such actions will entail creating respective Project Concept Notes, figuring out the required research to drive such interventions, together with creating respective Terms of Reference.
  • The Consultant shall moreover present technical experience to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry by way of its Institute for Agrarian Development (IDA) for the implementation of the Bank funded Policy Based Operation.

Specific features of the Consultant

  • The Consultant will work with AHAI.6 and the Bank Country Office in Luanda and key improvement companions to find out priorities of Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts as agreed at Dakar2 and advise on precedence funding tasks to be funded.
  • Provide technical recommendation on behalf of the Bank to the Presidential Advisory Council, because it undertakes its oversight function within the implementation of the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts. Policy steering shall embody such issues pertaining to soil, land and water improvement, local weather, water and energy-smart irrigation, applicable applied sciences, market improvement, financing, agricultural R&D and new improvements, and so on. and lots of others as could also be required by the Government of Angola and or Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry by way of IDA.
  • Liaise, with the help of members of the Presidential Delivery Council and IDA, with related Ministries, companies, regulatory our bodies and nationwide methods to make sure unfettered entry to data and knowledge that shall be required to trace the implementation of Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts.
  • Work with key funding companions together with improvement companions, governments, monetary establishments, and the personal sector to mobilize extra assets in help of the agricultural R&D neighborhood.
  • Identify, develop and submit proposals for financing beneath the Bank’s inner Trust Funds reminiscent of KOAFEC, TSF, and FAPA and so on in enhancing alternatives for funding and expedited Project preparation for the interventions recognized with the Bank beneath the Programmatic strategy.
  • Assist in assessment of technical paperwork and papers, together with making ready PowerPoint displays across the function incumbent.
  • Undertake some other project as decided by Management and technically help Task Managers in undertaking design.

Deliverables of the Consultancy
The principal deliverables are:

  • Implementation of priorities of Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts.
  • Provide technical help to the Presidential Council for Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact by way of Policy Briefs.
  • Support to the Ministry of Agriculture within the implementation of the Bank Sector
  • Based Operation within the Eastern Region by way of improvement of ToR for the required research, elaboration of actions to be funded with IDA.
  • Quarterly abstract studies on standing of funding and general implementation of the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact.
  • Quarterly Reports on the technical help work rendered to the Ministry of Agriculture in respect of the Bank Policy Based Operation

Reporting Arrngements:

  • The Consultant shall report back to the Manager AHAI.6 or his designate. He will even have a reporting line to the Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry, primarily based in Abidjan for strategic steering and recommendation with respect to the Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts, Presidential
  • Delivery Councils and to entry different Bank Departments concerned in implementing Dakar2 help interventions.
  • While working within the Bank Office in Luanda Angola, the Consultant will even search steering and recommendation from the Bank Country Manager in Angola in working with the Bank ecosystem stakeholders within the Bank and nation i.e. the general public, personal and nongovernmental sectors.

Location and Duration of the Assignment:

  • The location of the project shall be Luanda Angola. The Consultant shall be supplied with an workplace and entry to workplace amenities within the Bank Office situated in Luanda.
  • The Assignment shall be initially for one (1) 12 months and it may be renewed on the idea of availability of assets and or efficiency of the marketing consultant.

Qualifications:
The Bank is in search of an internationally famend agriculture improvement skilled
(Portuguese speaker) with the next traits and {qualifications}:

  • Experience supporting African Governments, improvement companies, worldwide finance establishments, or multi-lateral improvement banks in defining and implementing new methods.
  • Knowledge of commercialization of agricultural alternatives and gamers, and particular data of the markets, dynamics, and present coverage initiatives and personal sector operators and buyers within the sector
  • Knowledge of present international and African particular Agriculture and Food Systems improvement challenges and enterprise surroundings
  • A dedicated undertaking chief with private expertise working in Africa with each private and non-private sector leaders.
  • Specific data and understanding of the present improvement and dynamic modifications in continental/international agricultural and meals methods improvement methods and trajectories.
  • Proven functionality, capability and expertise in crafting excessive degree coverage and technique assessment paperwork, studies and e book tasks.
  • Working in Angola entails fluency in Portuguese – written, and verbal together with robust editorial and communication expertise. Ability to speak within the Bank’s official languages;
  • English and French is a requirement.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Candidates ought to possess an Advanced Degree (ideally Ph.D.) in Agriculture and Rural Development-related self-discipline with 20+ years related work expertise with no less than 20 years of expertise in African agriculture.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with drivers of meals insecurity in several African contexts.
  • Experience in designing and implementing multi-faceted meals safety initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and powerful written and verbal communication expertise in Portuguese
  • Besides Portuguese, the Consultant should have a very good command of English.
  • Knowledge of French could be an added worth.

Selection Method
The Consultant shall be chosen by way of a aggressive recruitment course of. The analysis
standards:

  • General qualification for duties to be carried out
  • Specific expertise on the duties to be carried out
  • Experience with worldwide organizations
  • Besides Portuguese, proficiency in French and English
  • Knowledge social, political, and financial surroundings of Angola.

Selection Criteria:
The Consultant shall be chosen by way of a aggressive recruitment course of primarily based on evaluated rating primarily based on the next election standards:

Evaluation Parameters Weights
Consultant’s expertise related to the Assignment 10%
Understanding of the Terms of Reference in relation to Angola 40%
Qualifications 40%
Experience with the Bank and International Donors 10%
Total 100%

 

Application Closing Date
thirty first July, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and certified consultants ought to submit their Applications to “Tsholofelo MONYATSO” by way of: T.Monyatso@afdb.org and “Ms. Martha KHENSANI LEGODI” by way of: M.Legodi@afdb.org utilizing “Consultant to Support the Government of Angola within the Implementation of its Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compact (AHAI)” as the topic of the mail.

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