- The overall objective of the study is to provide a fully costed project document, containing an action plan, for providing sustainable means of livelihood for individuals displaced by the ICJ judgement, through improving their knowledge and skills in small and medium enterprises. The study is expected to cover host communities in Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom and Benue States.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Review all available documentation, by the UN system, Federal and State Governments, as well as other donor agencies on resettlement of persons affected by the 2002 ICJ judgement;
- Identify existing sustainable livelihood opportunities in host communities of the three states;
- Identify challenges faced by individuals in such communities for engaging in small and medium scale enterprise businesses;
- Review existing state and local government public accountability processes and identify those that could hamper and/or improve engagement of individuals in small and medium scale enterprises;
- Identify capacity building initiatives, for both the private and public sector, that would ensure a conducive environment for operation of small and medium scale enterprises in host communities;
- Review existing conflict resolution and management mechanisms and processes in the host communities, with emphasis on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR);
- Identify the role and/or potential of the civil society in serving as watchdogs in the host communities;
- Based on the results of the above, items (a) - (g), design a fully costed project with clear action plan(s) that would contribute immensely to creating sustainable livelihood opportunities for individuals in the host communities.