Posted on :
18 May, 2011
CHF International is an international development organization founded in 1952 that works in post-conflict, unstable and developing countries. We partner with communities around the world to help them to direct the improvement of their lives and livelihoods. We believe that the people best suited to decide what a community needs are the people of the community itself. CHF is a politically neutral, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that prides itself on an approach which is accountable, efficient and effective.
SLUM COMMUNITIES ACHIEVING LIVABLE ENVIRONMENTS THROUGH URBAN PARTNERS (SCALE UP) PROJECT
TERMS OF REFERENCE
ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF FOOD SAFETY AND NUTRITION TRAINING ON URBAN FOOD SECURITY IN AYIDIKI, ACCRA
CHF International has been awarded a three-year grant to implement the Slum Communities Achieving Livable Environments with Urban Partners (SCALE-UP) program. The program will provide targeted capacity building to local intermediaries (NGOs and others) to implement slum upgrading interventions in collaboration with community-based organization(CBOs) and municipal authorities in two cities(Accra and Sekondi-Takoradi).
The SCALE-UP Program has four principal objectives:
The program focuses on building the capacity of local NGOs to identify and implement projects in slum communities that result in increased income and assets and improved living environments for slum community residents and operates in the following urban informal settlements:
One of the key activities of the Scale up project is to promote improved hygiene/safety, good nutrition and micro enterprise skills development for healthy living in the target project communities. In this regard, Youth and Women Foundation (YWF), a local NGO partner of the Scale up project implemented the ‘ensuring food security: targeting food vendors in Ayidiki community’ project, with the aim of improving the food safety and nutrition knowledge and practices of 100 food vendors; and by that, improving food security in Ayidiki, Accra.
After completion of this project by YWF, CHF Ghana is seeking a Consultant to conduct a rapid assessment of the impact of the activities of YWF in this community.
2. OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSESSMENT
The Consultant will be required to assess the impact of training conducted in food safety and food nutrition on the 100 food vendors in Ayidiki, Accra, on food security. Specifically, the assessment will seek to determine how food security and the living conditions of residents of Ayidiki have improved as a result of training for food vendors covering the following;
3. SCOPE OF THE ASSESSMENT
The scope of work of the assessment should include but not be limited to all the following tasks detailed below;
4. GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE
The geographical scope of the proposed assessment will be limited to Ayidiki, in Accra
5. EXPECTED OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES
The assessment shall produce the following;
Consultants or firms interested in the assessment should please submit a proposal to include the following;
7. WORKING ARRANGEMENTS, COORDINATION AND REPORTING
CHF will work closely with the Consultant. Therefore upon signing of the contract, the Consultant will discuss and agree on a work plan with CHF International. All correspondence and reports should be addressed to Ishmael Adams, CHF International / Ghana.
8. PAYMENT SCHEDULE
The contract sum will be divided into categories relating to the deliverables to be agreed by the two parties (first advance not to exceed 24% of contract value).
How To Apply
To submit proposals or seek further information and clarifications, please contact;
CHF International Ghana
#63 Adjei Tsuru Street
East Legon, Accra-Ghana
Tel: 0302 522568