Analysis of land suitability for agroforestry development and carbon sequestration areas in the province of Aceh
SNV Netherlands Development Organization
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
- Develop approach and methods in consultation with the TA team and project partners
- Conduct collection and validation of spatial data through various source, technique, and method, such as Government (Central and Regional), visual and digital interpretation of satellite imagery, field survey
- Conduct spatial analysis to identify suitability of potential location for agroforestry
- Conduct spatial analysis to identify land suitability, potential areas for agroforestry development and their carbon sequestration potential
- Conduct discussions with the Aceh Provincial government including BAPPEDA, Provincial Forestry Service, Agriculture Service, Land Agency to retrieve information and to share initial findings from the analysis
- Conduct documentation and analysis of the results and produce draft report
- Formulating recommendations to contribute to the implementation of Provincial REDD+ strategy as well as determining possible inputs for the future medium term development planning
- Dissemination of findings and discussion with the project partners as agreed with the TA team
- Finalise the report based on comments received and conduct final briefing.
- Analysis of land suitability for agroforestry system
- Carbon sequestration recommend areas for future investment and development
- Indicative map for potential areas mentioned above
- Recommendations for project partners connected to implementation of the REDD+ strategies and provincial spatial planning.
The consultant’s assignment will commence after 1st of October 2016, and ends before 15th December 2016, with a maximum number of up to 40 (forty) working days. The consultant will have 10 days for preparation/reading documents (home based), 20 working days in Aceh and 10 working days in Jakarta.
- University degree in one of the following fields: geography, natural resources management, forestry or any other related areas with GIS and land suitability analysis skill.
- At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of GIS and land suitability analysis.
- At least 5 years’ research experience leading and managing review and evaluation processes in the context of International Development Cooperation preferably with different international donors.
- Excellent coordination, management, data-analysis skills and track record of quality reporting in English.
- In-depth understanding on REDD+, Indonesian forestry sector, local government structures and integrated local-level development planning is preferred.
- Willingness to travel to Aceh to meet the project partners and beneficiaries.
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