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TERMS OF REFERENCE National Expert to carry out Study on best practices of dual use approaches in the field of Renewable energy development in Can Tho province, Vietnam


1. General introduction:

GreenID is a Vietnamese non-profit organization (NGO) established under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Association (VUSTA) and recognized by Decision No. 840/QD-LHH dated 27/12/2011. GreenID works toward sustainable development in Vietnam with priority to promote the overall approach in considering the role of the energy sector and these impacts on the environment related to this field. Since its establishment, GreenID has developed approach of local energy planning in Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Hue, Ca Mau. In  2016, GreenID continues expanding this aprroach to other provinces in An Giang, Dac Lac to enhance sustainable energy solutions for community.

In 2018, GreenID continues to receive financial support from Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) to carry out project “Study on best practice of dual use approaches in the field of Renewable energy development in Can Tho province, Vietnam”. The overall objective of the project is that farmers in Mekong Delta of Vietnam have social, ecological, and economic benefits from or by implement of Dual use in Renewable energy and food production. Additionally, the project targeted to decision makers and provincial authority of the project site take into account Dual use approach in the field of RE development and policies by the end of 2018. According to the project plan, GreenID will cooperate with the international expert to conduct research on Dual-Use Approaches for Solar energy and Food production- Feasibility and Potentials for Vietnam. To carry out this activity, GreenID, needs to recruit 01 energy expert with term of reference as followed:

2. Task description

- Work closely with project team to gather all relevant information in order to produce require result;

- Provide technical support for the preparation of mapping the land-used in agriculture and aquaculture in Can Tho province;

- Provide technical support for accessing solar energy potential in Can Tho.

- Provide source, prepare and struture GIS data in accordance with the requirements and guidelines defined by other experts in the project;

3. Deliverables:

A report/mapping about current status of land-used and Solar energy potential in Can tho is expected to be sent to GreenID in June 2018.

4. Required skills and experience

- A post-graduate degree in energy management, natural resource management, sustainable land management or other related disciplines;

- At least 05 Years experience in data base, GIS system management and GIS mapping, as well as experience in natural resources management, land management or conservation planning information systems;

- Extensive knowledge of land use data information systems used in Vietnam, especially in Can Tho province would be advantage;

- Proven ability to work in a team and work independently;

- Fluency in written and spoken English;

5. Timeframe and location

- Timeframe: from 22nd May 2018 to 30th October 2018 with total number of 10 working days including desk study, data collection and procession, report writing.

 - Location: Hanoi.

6. Payment Conditions:

This is an installment-based contract that should cover the costs of consultancy required to produce the above deliverables. The final schedule of payments will be agreed upon in the beginning of consultancy. Payment will be released in three installments: 1st installment: 30% after signing contract, 2nd installment 70% – upon timely submission of respective deliverables and their acceptance by GreenID.

7. Contact information

Interested candidates are invited to submit your letter of interest and CV to the following address:

Mr.  Nguyen Hai Long – Project Coordinator (GreenID)

Email: |Tel: 04 3 795 6372

Deadline for submission: 15/5/2018