Consultancy to assess the potential [staffing, management, financing & functionality] and practices of the authorities land registration system Job at Trócaire
Job ID: #1997749
Career Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation
Years of experience: 5-10 years
Job type: Consultancy
1.1 Project background
In 2016, the Trócaire Uganda workplace secured a 2d supply from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) to put into effect an 18-month research undertaking entitled “Instituting the Protection of Rights to Customary Land in Acholi”. The project is being applied by using Trócaire in partnership with the Joint Acholi Sub Region Leaders Forum (JASLF), which affords technical guidance and support through the Technical Committee and the JASLF Secretariat. The purpose of the assignment is to reinforce the security of customary and communal land tenure in Acholiland, thru piloting new strategies primarily based on studies, session and advocacy.
The modern-day project follows on a primary section of research performed July 2015 – June 2016; the modern challenge implementation period is 18 months, from July 2016 to December 2017.
1.2 Background to the mission
To date, there has been a loss of research into the indigenous information, practices and fee structures that have sustained land rights, management and ownership in Acholi sub-place. The violent struggle and the following length of monetary development in Acholi together contributed to the disruption of traditional systems of land control, and the effect of those factors has been beneath-researched.
The procedure by way of which humans in Acholi can demarcate and sign in customary land is being explored by means of Trócaire and JASLF, but, it is also acknowledged that critical to facilitating these techniques are the institutions formed by government through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD), such as the District Land Boards (DLBs), Area Land Committees (ALCs) and Land Offices (LOs). Despite the life of these institutions, amongst communities and others there's a lack of expertise on their functionality, sources and investment and this reinforces the community opinion that registration isn't always possible for standard lands. Making records on those establishments’ role and functionality available, along wider community stage sensitisation, will allow for more uptake via communities for mapping and registration even as also providing authorities with valuable information that feeds into the proposed DLB amalgamation technique. The records once availed will make a contribution to protective land rights by using clarifying how authorities institutions, installation to facilitate the system of land titling and registration, function. This studies at the functionality and financing of the District Land Boards (DLBs), Area Land Committees (ALCs) and Land Offices (LOs) can be carried out in Acholi sub-vicinity’s eight districts. Trócaire will work intently with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD) to make certain the studies is beneficial to them as part of any proposed amalgamation of the DLBs and when it comes to the zonal offices. It is was hoping that the final results of this hobby will support the upcoming mapping and registration approaches in this mission.
1.3 Objectives of the Consultancy
The goals of the consultancy are:
To conduct consultations with MLHUD pertaining to analyze on capability and financing of district land forums (DLBs), location land committees (ALCs), land places of work (LOs) in Acholiland and report these findings to comprise as part of overall research document.
This have to consist of an assessment of the performance of zonal places of work, how they relate to DLBs, ALCs and especially how they'll/may work in Acholiland.
To become aware of and conduct consultations with most important CSOs (GIZ, ZOA, Action Aid, Oxfam) and possibly the donor land organization and improvement partners (World Bank/FAO) running on land; in relation to investigate on capability and financing of DLBs, ALBs, LOs in Acholiland and file these findings to incorporate as a part of typical research report.
To visit and behavior an assessment of the capability of government establishments (DLBs, ALCs, and LOs) inside the 8 districts of Acholiland, in phrases of staffing, management, financing and capability of land registration device as regards to normal land tenure. This need to encompass insights and views from the RDCs and CAOs.
To record any findings touching on inclusion and equitable treatment of marginalised companies, with a selected cognizance on the children, aged and persons with a disability.
The duties undertaken consist of the subsequent:
Development of a research protocol which includes all the strategies, equipment, subject matter list/manual to behavior the assessment of government institutions which might be permitted via Trócaire and key stakeholders.
Conduct consultations with MLHUD until you get all of the essential data pertaining to analyze on management, staffing, functionality and financing of DLBs, ALCs, LOs in Acholiland and report those findings to comprise as a part of overall research report.
This need to include records on zonal places of work, how they relate to DLBs, ALCs and how they'll/may match in Acholiland.
Conduct consultations with key CSOs and development partners working on land in relation to investigate on management, capability and financing of DLBs, ALBs, LOs in Acholiland and report those findings to comprise as part universal studies document.
Assess the capability of government institutions (DLBs, ALCs, LOs) within the eight districts of Acholiland, in terms of staffing, control, financing and capability of the land registration system with regards to customary land tenure.
Document any findings bearing on inclusion and equitable treatment of marginalised groups, with a specific cognizance on the elderly, youth and folks with a disability.
Conduct 2 workshops to percentage the draft findings with key stakeholders and contain feedback into final document
The deliverables of the consultancy are:
An inception document primarily based on initial heritage analyzing and discussions with relevant men and women within Trócaire/JASLF. A layout will be supplied to the representative.
Draft studies protocol for use in carrying out the research to be shared with Trócaire and other key stakeholders for comment.
Final version of studies protocol for use in research incorporating the comments from key stakeholders.
Reports of a maximum of four pages on each consultation meeting with MLHUD pertaining to analyze on functionality and financing of DLBs, ALCs, LOs in Acholiland
Reports of a maximum of 4 pages on every consultation meeting with key CSOs/donor land group and development companions in relation to investigate on capability and financing of DLBs, ALBs, LOs in Acholiland.
A draft complete research report of no longer extra than 30 pages (apart from annexes) on the evaluation of the capability of government institutions (DLBs, ALCs, LOs) in the eight districts of Acholiland, in terms of staffing, control, financing and functionality of land registration system close to standard land tenure. The record need to consist of findings on zonal workplaces, suggestions for remedying recognized gaps and possible advocacy factors tailor-made to MLHUD and other key stakeholders.
Workshops to get comments from key stakeholders at the file which can be used to draft a very last model of the document.
Final studies report.
The studies might be led by using the lead representative who will paintings carefully with the Trócaire/JASLF group.
1.6.1 Participatory Approach
The research technique must be devised in a participatory manner between key stakeholders and the consultant. Trócaire, JASLF and MLHUD, ought to apprehend and be actively engaged in the design of the technique.
1.6.2 Inclusive Approach
The research technique ought to be devised to be inclusive and must include questions as to the equitable treatment of marginalised groups with a specific attention on individuals with a incapacity, elderly and youth.
1.6.Three Research manual
In session with the key stakeholders, the representative must broaden a research protocol throughout the first section of the method which incorporates:
· A summary of key troubles to be addressed throughout the research and sets out a sophisticated technique and work plan for the challenge.
· Tools evolved for records collecting (questionnaires, topic list/manual).
· Data evaluation technique such as: proposed method of capturing and coding responses, information access and facts analysis.
· An outline of the proposed layout for the very last document
1.7 Management of the Consultancy
The Consultancy could be controlled by means of the Project Coordinator. The consultant will liaise with and record to the Project Coordinator.
1.7.2 Responsibilities of the Consultant
The consultant is anticipated to steer on
Ensure all deliverables are finished in a well timed way
Ensure the method is participatory and inclusive
Ensure that stakeholders are actively engaged inside the design of the method and are actively consulted all through the system.
Ensure that Trócaire is made aware about any troubles or delays in the mission in a timely way.
1.7.3 Responsibilities of Trócaire
Project Coordinator (Trócaire) & JASLF are predicted to
Prepare the Contract and ensure bills are furnished promptly.
Ensure representative is provided with all the historical past facts required in a well timed way.
Ensure all logistical preparations are made and communicated with the consultant.
Provide timely comments is furnished to the consultant.
Be to be had to provide advice to consultant.
The consultancy have to be finished and all deliverables submitted to Trócaire through 31st July, 2017
1. Development of equipment to behavior the evaluation of government institutions that are accredited by using Trócaire and key stakeholders.
2. A evaluation of literature/history studies on financing and functionality of presidency research establishments (evaluate the reviews from FAO Uganda).
3.Consultations with MLHUD pertaining to research on capability and financing of DLBs, ALBs, LOs in Acholiland consisting of zonal places of work, and record those findings.
4. Consultations with key CSOs and development partners in relation to research on capability and financing of DLBs, ALBs, LOs in Acholiland and report these findings to comprise as element common research report.
5 Assessment of the ability of government establishments (DLBs, ALCs, LOs) inside the eight districts of Acholiland, in staffing, management, financing and functionality of land registration system as regards to normal land tenure. This consists of visits to the web sites, interviews and real observations, no longer reviews from smartphone calls.
6. Report writing along with documentation of any findings pertaining to inclusion and equitable remedy of marginalised businesses, with a specific recognition on humans with a incapacity.
7. Workshop to share the draft findings with key stakeholders and contain feedback into final file. (at some point/1/2 an afternoon in Gulu & Kampala)
8.Total range of consultancy days 28
Advanced diploma in social sciences, humanitarian, improvement or related fields.
At least 6 years of professional revel in in task work related to land in Uganda.
Specific information and expertise on land rights.
Proven revel in of using participatory studies methodologies, minimum of five years.
Proficiency in report writing.
Strong interpersonal talents.
Familiarity with Uganda, mainly Northern Uganda and government systems might be a wonderful gain.
Luo language could be an delivered advantage.
10 Outline of consultant’s idea
The consultant is predicted to post an Expression of Interest to Trócaire, which should include:
· A CV and profile of the consultancy firm/character
· An know-how and interpretation of the terms of reference – a precis of method and technique outlining how the studies might be performed, timeline of activities/data collection within the eight districts, such as an implementation plan.
· Annexes – CV of the important thing professional together with references;
· A economic factor pointing out each day consultancy expenses in Ugandan Shillings.
Please Note: Transport, lodging, logistics, and many others. May be budgeted one after the other by using Trócaire.
How to apply:
The Expression of Interest ought to be submitted no longer later than Monday, 1st May 2017, through email to recruitmentuganda@trocaire.Org , with the title of the consultancy covered surely within the challenge line: Application – RESEARCH ON GOVERNMENT LAND REGISTRATION SYSTEM