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Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Baseline Expert freelance

at Maldives Environmental Management Project at Kaafu Atoll Male' (posted on Jul23)

Ref No.: 138-EF/IUL/2009/60

Date: July 21 2009


Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Baseline Expert (3.1.D1)


The Government of the Republic of Maldives has received credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Maldives Environmental Management Project (MEMP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds under the contract for the services of a Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Baseline Expert The Government of Maldives requires the services of an individual consultant to provide technical assistance to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop a terrestrial (Flora and Fauna) monitoring program for the North Province of the Republic of Maldives.


The overall objective of this assignment is to:

  1. establish baseline data on terrestrial vegetation biodiversity of North Province and indicators to monitor changes in vegetation biodiversity overtime,
  2. identify the critical habitats and species in North Province, and
  3. assist the EPA to engage island communities' knowledge and attitude towards the terrestrial ecosystems as well as their natural resource use and dependence.


The Ministry of Housing, Transport and Environment, now invites interested eligible individual consultants to submit their expressions of interest. Interested consultants must provide (a) a CV including information that demonstrates that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.) (b) monthly fee for services (inclusive of professional fees personal incidental costs, local accommodation) travel from home country, insurances etc.), and (c) a simple work plan proposing the timeline for delivering the services described in the Terms of Reference.


A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Banks Guidelines; Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004, revised October 2006.


Interested individuals may obtain an outline TOR from and further information at the address below.


The expressions of interest must be submitted to the address (by regular mail, emails or fax) and person specified below before August 13, 2009.


Project Director

Maldives Environmental Management Project

Ministry of Housing, Transport and Environment

FEN Building, 4th Floor

Male, Republic of Maldives

Tel: +960 3345635

Fax. +960 3331694



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