Background & Description

LASOONA – Society for Human and Natural Resource Development” is a local, multi-disciplinary, development oriented and non-profit making organization.

Under the sustainable livelihoods and food, security theme, the organization is implementing a 22 months’ food and nutrition security project phase-II in Swat, Shangla and Kohistan districts of KP with technical and financial assistance of Welthungerhilfe (WHH).

Purpose of the project, Food and Nutrition Security status of pregnant/lactating women and children is improved through addressing the underlying and basic causes of malnutrition and demonstrate integrated efforts at district level.

LASOONA is seeking an experienced Pakistani Nationals (both individual and firms) as a Consultant for analysis of the data (collected by enumerators) and draft a comprehensive technical report on End-line Nutrition Surveys ( Dietary Score (IDDS), Household Dietary  Diversity Score (HDDS) and Post KAP & Individual Dietary Diversity Score (IDDs) in target districts of  Swat, Shangla and Kohistan. Following are the sample size of the Nutrition Surveys.

S. no

Survey name

No. of Respondents

Target Villages

Target Districts

1

Household Dietary Diversity Score  (HDDS)

457

21

3

2

Individual Dietary Diversity Score  (IDDS)

457

21

3

3

Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices  (KAP)

457

21

3

Grand Total

1371

 

Requirements and Skills

Payment modality:

Payment will be made in Pakistani rupees through cross cheque on the name of selected consultant/firm; all government taxes including imposed during the contract period will be applicable. Consultant claimed to be tax exempted has to provide authentic tax exemption documents. The payment will be made after 100% completion of the task and report development.

Education

Objective:

Technical analysis of the data collected from the field as per sample size and development of a comprehensive report on Nutrition End line surveys (HDDS+KAP & IDDS).

Approach:

As per the project requirement and to fulfill project purpose level indicator and use of output level indicator, Nutrition baseline surveys as (HDDS and Pre KAP) & IDDS surveys were carried out in 2017 and a report developed by internal resources. The end line Nutrition Surveys (HDDS and Post KAP) & IDDS surveys are being carried out in April and June -July 2018 and data are collected through selected enumerators.

The selected consultant will be responsible for the following key tasks;

  • Technical analysis and graphs/tabulation of the data collected under both surveys.
  • Draft one technical comprehensive report on the Nutrition End line (HDDS+IDDS+KAP) showing comparison and improvement with baseline findings.

Deliverables:

·         Develop a comprehensive technical report of 30-40 pages on Nutrition end line (IDDS, HDDS and KAP) after data analysis and tabulation/graphing and having comparison with base line findings.

Required capacities of the Consultant:

  • Proven skills and experience in developing technical analysis, graphs, tabulation of field data/information.
  • Proven skills and experience in developing reports on end line Surveys, preferably Nutrition Surveys and comparison of end line and base line findings.
  • Preferably have expertise & education in the field of food and nutrition security specially nutrition sensitive programing for addressing the underlying and basic causes of malnutrition.

Timeframe:

Ideally, the activity has to be completed in the month of July, 2018; however, the final timeframe will be agreed in the contract signed with selected consultant. Timings required for accomplishment of the task include analysis and report.

 

How to Apply

Interested consultants are invited to submit a detail proposal & updated CV on the name of Operational Manager LASOONA Society for human and natural resource development College Officer Colony Behind Swat Serena hotel Saidu Sharif Swat latest by-----------------------

The following quotation format will be filled and submitted along with CV/proposal

 

Services

Unit

Frequency/quantity

Unit Cost

Total cost

Technical analysis & development of Nutrition end line Report (HDDS, and IDDS &

Report and Analysis

1

 

 

Total

 

 

Contact info for further needed information regarding the consultancy.

    To:   muhammad.aurangzeb@lasoona.org

  CC   noor.malik@lasoona.org, m.salim@lasoona.org

About Organization

LASOONA: Society for Human and Natural Resource Development is a national, multi-disciplinary, development oriented and non-profit making organization. LASOONA affirms to be committed to well being of masses through promoting ecologically sound development in remote and impoverished pockets of Pakistan in general and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (formerly North West Frontier province -NWFP) and FATA in particular.

LASOONA is a Pushto word, meaning “Hands”. LASOONA was established in 1997 by a group of highly motivated and civic-minded people. It formally registered under Societies Act of 1860. LASOONA is also certified /accredited by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP). Moreover, LASOONA has got tax exemption status from Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan under Section 2(36) of Income Tax Ordinance 2001.