EOI Development and delivery of a blended training programme
This consultancy seeks to develop and deliver a comprehensive training programme on the integration of climate resilience in investments in various key sectors, including agriculture, energy, water, transport, cities and ecosystems under the Africa Climate Resilient Investment Facility (AFRI-RES).
AFRI-RES is a joint initiative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC), the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB), with initial funding from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF). It aims at strengthening the capacity of Member States and stakeholders in building resilience, including through better early warning systems and climate-proofing of long-lived investments in climate-sensitive sectors to ensure that investments made today can perform and yield returns under future climate.
The overarching immediate objective of the consultancy is to develop and deliver a comprehensive in-person (subject to COVID-19 restrictions) and online AFRI-RES-branded Masters degree-level training programme to (i) capacitate and strengthen governments officials, private sector, legislators, media professionals, civil society and academia in all African countries with enhanced understanding and contextualization of climate resilience in policy making processes and development planning, and (ii) strengthen the technical capacity of infrastructure sector (energy, water, agriculture, transport, cities and ecosystems) specialists in government, private sector and civil society to understand and use tools and methods to integrate climate resilience in investment planning and implementation.
Read the full Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) document and Terms of Reference below.