eC2: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHEN THE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR FOOD INSECURITY IN ETHIOPIA AND ITS LINKS TO A SCALABLE RURAL PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROGRAMME

Deadline: 03-Dec-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) food_key

The main objectives of this consultancy assignment are to (1) conduct a review on the design and operation of early warning systems operating in Ethiopia which are used to trigger and inform food and cash support to drought affected households; (2) advise on improved protocols and monitoring systems and tools for alert triggering; and (3) provide concrete options for the design of an enhanced and scalable social safety net system based on early warning information.


The findings of the assignment are expected to be used to: (i) enhance the understanding of GoE, humanitarian organizations, NGOs and development partners regarding the process of triggering and informing humanitarian response in Ethiopia; (ii) increase understanding of the key decision points and processes, and identify key bottle necks and steps which tend to cause delays to appropriate and early action; (iii) provide recommendations for the World Bank and development and humanitarian partners to discuss with the GoE how to make the early warning system which triggers and informs a food or cash response more efficient, including suggested investments and improvements of protocols.

See full tender here: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHEN THE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR FOOD INSECURITY IN ETHIOPIA AND ITS LINKS TO A SCALABLE RURAL PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROGRAMME

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html

Tender notification: # 1259967

Assignment Countries:

  • ET – Ethiopia

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