TERMS OF REFERENCE
REFERENCE NUMBER: TIK/001/CGIP/2017
ASSIGNMENT: Assessment of the Integrated Programme to Build Resilience to Climate Change & Adaptive Capacity of Vulnerable Communities in Kenya (Adaptation Fund Programme)
DURATION: 3 months
LOCATION: Nairobi with travel to counties for data collection
POSTING DATE: 24th October 2017
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 10th November, 2017
Transparency International–Kenya (TI-Kenya) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 in
Kenya with the aim of developing a transparent and corruption free society through good
governance and social justice initiatives. TI-Kenya is one of the autonomous chapters of the global
Transparency International movement that are all bound by a common vision of a world in which
government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption.
Transparency International Kenya, under the Climate Governance Integrity Programme has been
implementing projects geared towards promoting transparency, accountability, integrity and
anticorruption safeguards in climate finance governance (CFG) both nationally and globally. The
purpose is to enhance capacities for stakeholders to advocate and contribute to CFG policy
development, implementation and oversight.
Kenya is ranked among the countries highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The effects
of climate change are already manifest in the country and will continue to worsen as global
greenhouse gas concentrations soar. Kenya has been receiving and continues to receive finances to
address climate change from both international and domestic sources to address these effects.
These resources are channeled through various institutions including government ministries,
agencies and state corporations, development partners, Non-Governmental Organizations and
Community Based Organizations. One such source is the Adaptation Fund established under the
Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to finance concrete
adaptation actions in developing countries.
Through the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Kenya was accredited to access
finances from the Adaptation Fund in 2012. The Authority called for proposal countrywide and
developed a programme titled, Integrated Programme to Build Resilience to Climate Change &
Adaptive Capacity ofVulnerable Communities in Kenya. The programme started in 2016 and is
being implemented by 11 institutions (3 Executing Entities (EEs) and 8 Sub-Executing Entities
(Sub-EEs) across 18 counties (Kajiado, Homa Bay, Laikipia, Wajir, Garissa, Tana River, Kitui,
Makueni, Kisumu, Machakos, Kiambu, Mombasa, TaitaTaveta, Kwale, Kilifi, Lamu and Meru) in
Kenya. The programme comprises of 5 components which seeks to enhance resilience and adaptive
capacity to climate change for selected communities in various Counties in Kenya in order to
improve food security and environmental management.
The overall purpose of the assignment is for the consultant to conduct a participatory assessment of
the Adaptation Fund programme in Kenya. This will also include an aspect of a social audit looking
at the beneficiaries’ perspectives on the project planning, implementation and effectiveness.
Specifically, the consultant will document the following:
1. Governance (effectiveness of the institutional arrangements/framework) of the programme
2. Transparency, accountability, integrity and oversight mechanisms
3. Public/Community participation/engagement in the processes
4. Grievance redress and handling mechanisms/structures
5. Overall effectiveness of the programme
The consultant will be expected to
1. Develop a methodology paper including standards for governance against which the
programme will be assessed.
2. Conduct literature review of all relevant materials and develop an inception report.
3. Develop in collaboration with TI Kenya a data collection tool
4. Roll out field data collection activities with key stakeholders (NEMA, EEs and Sub-EEs) and
5. Conduct key informant interviews
6. Conduct data analysis and prepare a report
7. Prepare and facilitate at least one validation workshop and one dissemination workshop in
conjunction with TI-Kenya.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/experience required
1. An advanced university degree in environmental science, natural resource management,
law or any other relevant field
2. Over seven years of relevant experience, of which at least five in the design and
implementation of similar reviews ideally in the field of good governance, anti-corruption
work and/or with civil society organizations
3. Experience in governance-related (ideally, anti-corruption) work
4. Experience with civil society advocacy work
5. Two years’ experience and knowledge of climate finance
6. Strong writing skills
7. In-country experience in Kenya
8. Fluency in English required
This call for Expression of Interest does not constitute a solicitation and TI-Kenya reserves the right
to change or cancel the requirement at any time during the EOI process. TI-Kenya also reserves the
right to require compliance with additional conditions as and when issuing the final solicitation
documents. Submitting a reply to a call for EOI does not automatically guarantee receipt of the
solicitation documents when issued. Invitations to bid or requests for proposals will be issued in
accordance with TI-Kenya rules and procedures. Any grievances and or complaints arising from the
evaluation process and final tender award can be addressed, in writing, to the Executive Director
and the TI-Kenya Tender Complaints Committee.
Submission of Bids
Qualified candidates are requested to submit one document of not more than 20 pages as an
attachment comprising of the following;
1. A cover letter outlining motivation and evidence that the consultant is qualified to
undertake this assessment
2. A brief description on the planned approach and a timetable for the assignment
3. Financial proposal with estimation as to the number of days that will be spent on each task
4. Curriculum Vitae with full description of the applicant’s profile and experience
5. Samples of relevant previous work (confidentiality guaranteed)
Do not attach your testimonials or certificates. Only shortlisted candidate/s will be contacted.
The deadline for submission of expressions of interest is COB on 10th November 2017.Applications
should be sent to;
The Executive Director,
Kindaruma Road, Off Ring Road Kilimani
Gate No. 713, House No. 4
P.O. Box 198- 00200,
Please indicate “TIK/001/CGIP/2017-CONSULTANCY FOR ASSESSMENT OF THE INTEGRATED
PROGRAMME TO BUILD RESILIENCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE & ADAPTIVE CAPACITY OF
VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES IN KENYA (ADAPTATION FUND PROGRAMME)’’ in the subject line of
your email application.
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