PLA tool Development Top Level

Community Self Reliance Centre
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2023-02-23 Deadline: 2023-02-28
  • Location : Nepal
  • Experience : 5 years +
  • Working Position : Top Level
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Research and Development
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

Vacancy Notice

Terms of Reference

Type of Service  

Consulting Assignment to develop comprehensive PLA tools (Firm/company/individual consultant)


Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC) 

Consultancy duration  

 1-15 March, 2023




CSRC has been participating People's Landscape Approach (PLA) project together with Oxfam Nepal, NEEDs and Li-bird. One of the objectives of this project is to develop and validate participatory landscape Approach tools from the implementing partners by implementing and validating at the project areas. Two watersheds of the Mahakali basin:  Khalla Mussiti and Rangoon, have been considered as the project areas to operationalize PLA framework. Khalla Mussiti is the demonstration site while the Rangoon watershed is the participatory assessment site of PLA framework.


Now each partner of the project has developed participatory landscape tools which are scattered and documented separately under the documentation system of each organization. Emphasis need to be given to the compilation of the tools to make more understandable and consistent between one tool to another developed by each partner. In this backdrop, CSRC in collaboration with Oxfam Nepal is hiring a consultant for maximum two weeks (15 days) to bring all the developed tools in a same and agreed structure by compiling them in a single document including learnings.




This assignment has the following objectives;


  • To collect all tools developed by PLA partners and review them minutely
  • To ensure uniformity in the structure among the tools through the review of each tool
  • To bring all tools in same structure and provide to each partner for review
  • To compile sectoral tools to develop comprehensive PLA tools in consultation with partners (CSRC, NEEDS, LIBIRD, Oxfam)




The Consultant will have following scope while carrying out his/her task;

  • Review the tools developed by Oxfam CSRC, NEEDs and Li-Bird for the PLA,
  • Bring the structure of all tools in same structure ensuring uniformity in the structure
  • Compile all tools in a single document incorporating all the comments of implementing partners to develop comprehensive PLA tools
  • Develop the comprehensive tools ready for print and online sharing




At the end of the assignment, a single copy of the tools will be documented where the scattered tools of the the project will bring together for common understanding of each partner, stakeholders and other readers.




The following process will be applied while conducting the assignment:

  • Selection of the Consultant
  • Enter into a contract between CSRC and the Consultant for carrying out the assignment;
  • Review of the tools developed by CSRC, NEEDs and Li-Bird
  • Compile all the tools in a single document ensuring uniformity in their structure
  • Review and comments of the respective partners on the compilation
  • Incorporate the comments and suggestions and finalize the compilation of tools by consultants
  • Provide the comprehensive tools with design to each partner for documentation  




The duration for the assignment will be maximum 15 days effective from 1-20 March 2023. The consultant should be completed the abovementioned scope of work within the defined time frame. CSRC will not be liable to bear any cost of consultant if he/she fails to complete the assignments within stipulated time frame.  

First draft document will be shared by the consultant and will be reviewed by each partner. Based on the feedback, the consultant has to finalize the report.


Final Deliverables by 15  March 2023

  • Draft report by 7 March, 2023  
  • Presentation in the workshop 11 March, 2023  
  • Final report/ compilation of the tools by 15 March, 2023


The Consultant will have adequate skills on leaning documentation and report writing. Moreover, he/she should have sound understanding on land rights, social justice, climate change and people's landscape approach. The consultant should have completed Masters Degree in development studies (sociology, statistics, political science, rural development, environmental scienceand relevant areas) and should be experienced on the development, review and compilation of different tools developed to address any issues in Nepal. Good skills on report writing, editing and good in English and Nepali speaking, reading and writing are added extra values to select the consultant for this assignment.



8.         Financial Proposal

The consultant must submit a financial proposal that includes all associated costs, consulting rate etc. Payment will be done according to CSRC payment practices.



Throughout the assignment engagements, the consultant is expected to adhere to CSRC code of conduct including the safeguarding policy ensuring that all measures are taken to protect the rights, safety, and welfare of the individuals and communities involved.



  • Technical and Financial proposal – maximum of 3 pages
  • Firm/company profile with a list of past clients in related assessment
  • A copy of firm/company registration certificate
  • A copy of PAN/VAT registration certificate
  • A copy of tax clearance certificate of most recent fiscal year
  • For individual consultant (submit CV, PAN, citizenship copy)

Please send your proposal to

by 28th February 2023.

(Please see below Annexes to submit proposal)



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Organization Summary

Community Self Reliance Centre (CSRC) established in March 1993 in Sindhupalchowk District is a social organization that has campaigned more than a quarter of a century for comprehensive agrarian reform and the land rights of working farmers and tillers. Through this time, CSRC has worked to organize and raise consciousness amongst those deprived of land rights, build public opinion in favour of progressive land reform, and conduct action research related to land and agrarian issues.

Today, it is regarded as a national resource organization concerned with land rights. CSRC has established a presence across Nepal’s mountains, hills, and plains, in more than two-thirds of the nation’s districts and has currently maintained working relations with communities and local governments in all of these places. CSRC is committed to the belief that social inclusion and participatory democracy must be strengthened at the roots of society.

Now and into the future, CSRC’s activities, plans, and campaigns will be driven by the goals of a pro-people system of land management, and a sustainable, organic, and ecofriendly agrarian practice.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Tokha Road, Dhapashi
Organization Size 20-50
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