» International specialist in the preparation of the manual
Client: Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF)
Description of Assignment: Mentorship in the preparation of the manual on agri / ecotourism
Duration of Assignment: 3 months
Contract Type: Service Contract
Deadline for applications: January 16, 2022
With the financial support of the European Union, Eurasia Partnership Foundation in partnership with “Constitution” Research Foundation is implementing a 24-month “AgriVision” project in Lankaran economic region. The goal of the project is to create and test a sustainable replicable agro-tourism / ecotourism development mechanism that would help rural households in the southern region of Azerbaijan to increase their revenue and intensify the connection between urban and rural in Azerbaijan.
One of the main goals of the project is to strengthen the capacity of public and private agri/eco-tourism stakeholders, also providers of business advisory services. To that end, Eurasia Partnership Foundation is forming a group of local business and tourism development experts in order to develop the manual for current and potential providers of agri/ecotourism services in Azerbaijan.
OBJECTIVES, SCOPE OF WORK, COMPETENCIES
The manual will be based on materials developed during similar projects in other countries in the region and adapted to local conditions with practical instructions on how to develop the concept, acquire financing and effectively manage businesses in the agri/ecotourism sector.
This manual will serve as a means of disseminating the knowledge gained during the project, which can be used to replicate or expand the project activities in other regions of Azerbaijan.
The manual will also include new materials developed during the implementation of this project, such as:
Scope of Work:
Knowledge Sharing and Learning:
KEY DELIVERABLES AND TIMEFRAME
The incumbent will be reporting to the Project Manager. The incumbent must ensure timely fulfillment of his/her assisting and support actions, thus making sufficient contribution to the timely preparation and submission of the inputs. The expert shall maintain regular communication and coordination with all parties overseeing the implementation of his/her duties.
The monitoring of fulfillment of the assignment by the specialist will be conducted by Eurasia Partnership Foundation’s experts and manager of the concerned project.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates are invited to send financial offer and CV/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 16 2022. Please, write “preparation of a manual” as a position title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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