PU-IC-2014-062 IC- National Expert on for Bio Engineering

Individual Consultancy-National Expert on for Bio Engineering

Duties and Responsibilities: Lack of both documentation and demonstration on GLOF and Climate Change mitigation measures through  bio-engineering structures, integrated watershed management and land use planning in the GLOF vulnerable valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral are few risk reduction and mitigation gaps that constraints the community preparedness and resilience to respond to climate-induced pressures in the area. The gap can be minimized through addressing the above mentioned links. As a result, the GLOF vulnerable communities and disaster management authorities will be able of better management and understanding to address the Climate Change-induced disasters including GLOF catastrophe in Pakistan.

The Pakistan’s GLOF Project seeks services of an Individual National Expert for conducting the task of:

Conduct a study to identify land slide and slope stabilization problems in Bagrot and Bindo Gol valleys and suggest control measures. Identify bio-engineering structures for Bagrot valley in Gilgit and Bindo Gol valley in Chitral. Develop an Integrated Watershed Management Plan (IWMP) inclusive of Land Use Plans (LUP) for both the mentioned valleys. Demonstrate Bio-engineering structures and slope stabilization activities for the both valleys using dry zone reforestation techniques.

Period of Assignment/Services: Five months from the signing of the contract.

Any queries regarding the subject matter can be made only through email to; Mr. Khurshid Khan at s-khurshid@hotmail.com or at 051-2602608.

Please submit your separate Technical and Financial proposals in sealed envelopes to the following address not later than 17th June 2014:

National Project Manager
Climate Change Division
Pakistan GLOF Project
House-60, Begum Sarfraz Iqbal Road, G-6/4, Islamabad

For further information please click on to the following link to view the IC notice and other requisite documents.

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