[SDI-Africa] IGAD study on resource use: Case of Karamoja
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Study on Resource-use: A Source of Conflict The Case of Karamoja communities of Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda .
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is undertaking a study to identify the inter-linkages between conflicts, scarcity of natural resources, and environmental impact. IGAD invites interested candidates to submit applications to provide consultancy service to IGAD Secretariat on conflicts triggered by environmental factors with a case study of the Karamoja Cluster (see detailed terms of reference for this assignment)
The consultant shall explore Karamoja Cluster pastoralists and any other areas of pertinent importance with regard to issues of conflict and environment. S/he will conduct interviews with main actors and best practice organisations dealing with matters of peace and security and economic and social development within the
• Advanced University Degree (Masters/PhD) or equivalent in International Development studies, International Relations, Political Science, law, Environmental Economics, Security Management or related fields of study. Specialisation in the horn of Africa in related fields will be highly appreciated.
• At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national and/or international level in the area of conflict management/ resolution.
• In depth knowledge of security management particularly related to the environment and/or War Economies is an advantage.
• Fluency in English is required, but fluency in French, Arabic and the local dialects of the Karamoja area is beneficial. Good communication and analytical skills with ability to write and review technical reports.
• Ability to work with a team in an international, multi-cultural and interdisciplinary environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within IGAD and among partners.
• Strong computer skills including statistical/analytical tools.
• Experience working with EU/EC projects and programmes.
Interested candidates may submit /mail their C.V to Transtec not later than 26 March 2010 to eabbes at transtec.be
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