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Dans le cadre d’un projet dénommé « droits fonciers des femmes pour un développement inclusif et la croissance en Afrique (WIDGRA) », le WiLDAF recrute deux (02) assistants  en recherches pour aider les consultants dans la collecte des données pour une période de cinq (05) jours à savoir du 06 au 10 novembre 2017.

Un forfait de trente (30) dollars US par jour sera payé au dernier jour de la collecte.

Les intéressés sont priés d’envoyer leur CV au plus tard le 02 novembre 2017 aux adresses suivantes :

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In the framework of a project entitled « Women Land Rights for Inclusive Development and Growth in Africa (WIDGRA) »,  WiLDAF is recruiting two (02) research assistants to assist consultants in collecting data for a period of  five (05) days namely from 06 to 10 November 2017.

A fee of  thirty (30) US dollars per day will be paid on the last day of collection.

If you are interested, please kindly send your CV no later than 02 November 2017 to the following addresses:

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In attachment the ToRs and the related documents.

 

 

 Terms of Reference

 

For country Research Assistants

Women Land Rights for Inclusive Development and Growth in Africa (WIDGRA) project

Background to the Assignment

Oxfam intends to commission a baseline study of the Women Land Rights for Inclusive Development and Growth in Africa (WIDGRA) project coordinated by Oxfam International – Pan Africa Programme. This is a three-year project funded by the European Union and implemented in partnership with PROPAC and PLAAS. The overall objective of the project is to ensure women’s access to and control over their land resources across Africa - supporting and enabling rural women’s voices. The project focus countries are Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Togo, and Tunisia with interventions at the continental level informed by the country work and experiences, which include creating linkages and providing platforms to the AU and its institutions, regional and other platforms.

The objectives of the project are:

  1. To hold the governments in the target countries and the Regional Economic Communities accountable on the implementation of relevant AU women’s land rights (WLR) instruments; and other relevant WLR policies and laws – monitoring the actions they take.
  2. To empower rural women’s organizations to analyze, document and disseminate evidence on pronounced cases of missing WLR and action against the discriminatory land tenure systems and threats originating from LSLBIs.
  3. Pan-African civil society is recognized for their leadership, knowledge and advocacy capacity on WLR by governments, RECs, AU and WLR experts.

 

The purposes of the baseline are;

  1. Programme learning: the baseline will inform programme strategies and identify need to refine/ review already planned implementation methods. Its findings will inform foreseen risks and assumptions, and further induce risk assessment model.
  2. Effective monitoring and impact measurement: the baseline will inform current/ actual findings on the implementation of AU WLR instruments by targeted countries and form benchmarks of the project indicators. This will regularly inform effectiveness and efficiency of the project interventions and advice using the value-for-money model.
  3. Identify policy influencing gaps and inform on capacity needs.
  4. Accountability: The baseline will ensure Oxfam’s practice of accountability to the different stakeholders in this project including but not limited to Oxfam in-country teams, CSOs, EU, national and regional administrative and policy making teams etc. This will champion further our belief in coalition building, and networking.
  5. Sustainability: The baseline will seek to populate sustainability measures in the target countries, and in respect to CSOs and stakeholder matrix develop key indicators of sustainability

 

Purpose of assignment

Reporting to the Lead Research consultant, the research assistants will be leading in the baseline tools contextualization which may include translating to local languages; data collection, synthesis and analysis. Under the guidance of the Lead Researcher, research assistants will lead all baseline processes in countries, and maybe requested to step up to some items as identified by the consultant.

Research assistants expected profile

  1. Have some social science research experience.
  2. Hold at least an undergraduate Degree in International Development, International Relations, Development Studies, Development Economics, Development Communication, Political Science or any other relevant Social Science.
  3. Firm grasp, knowledge and experience of the specific country and some understanding of gender dynamics.
  4. Experience in collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data. Prior participation in surveys and evaluations preferable.
  5. Strong analytical, interpersonal and interviewing skills.
  6. Be able to read and write in English.
  7. Should be a resident of one of the countries covered in the baseline, coming from targeted locality
  8. Be not older than 30 years.

 

Terms and conditions

The research assistants will be contracted for five (5) days during the baseline exercise, and will be entitled to USD 30.00 per day, paid in cash on the last day of the assignment. The Research Assistants are not entitled to any insurance. The assignment is planned for October 19 – November 20, 2017 in all countries. Specific country data collection dates shall be communicated to Research Assistants once they’re identified. The Research Assistants should be available during the data collection dates.

How to apply

Interested applicants to drop their CVs at the nearest Oxfam Country Office on/ or before October 13, 2017.

 

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Kenneth Okwaroh Ochieng