|Eastern and Southern Africa -Indian Ocean (ESA-IO) regional|
|Overall project value (EUR)|
|€ 299 800|
|Origin of funding|
|Proportion carried out by legal entity|
|Number of staff provided|
Detailed description of project Back
The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: to contribute to the Sustainable Development of the Small Island Developing States of the ESA-IO region by addressing specific development constraints of beneficiary countries (their natural characteristics linked to insularity, their relative smallness, proneness to natural disasters, and limited access to capital) and by fostering regional and global SIDS-SIDS cross-fertilisation.
The purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance to assist the IOC to achieve the specific objective of the programme which is to enhance adaptive capacity, reduce vulnerability and improve resilience of ESA-IO SIDS at the national, regional and inter-regional levels.
The management of the project was initially provided by a technical assistance team contracted until October 2015. This service contract will take over until the end of the project (October 2017). It shall build on the achievements of the project to date as well as recent development at national end regional level regards to the blue/ ocean economy, climate change and disaster risk reduction. It will continue the implementation of the activities that will still be pending at the end of the 1st Programme Estimate of Phase II. The Coordinator shall build on the achievement of the project to date as well as the recent development at national regional level so that the following results can be achieved:
An Action Plan for innovative funding mechanisms (market based mechanisms for environmental goods, Micro finance schemes, national implementing entities, public private partnership) is identified and formally adopted by the end of the project.
Type of services provided
Technical assistance consists of one long-term technical assistant who is a Sustainable Development Specialist for duration of 23 months. The long-term technical assistant will be the Coordinator of the project and will work under the direct supervision of the program manager as assigned by the Indian Ocean Commission.
Core services include, to assist the IOC to: