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Consultancy- Social and Environmental Impact Assessment: From perspective of Community Fisheries in Kampot and Kep Province and Civil Society in Cambodia.

Key Responsibilities:


The execution of service requires the Consultant Team to work closely with target communities, CBOs, networks, sub-national, national authorities, expertise, NGOs, academia, and the companies. The main tasks include, but are not limited to, the followings:

  • Design research methodologies and identify stakeholders who could provide meaningful and comprehensive inputs into the study and maximize participation of target community into the study process.
  • Desk-review of existing EIA reports (public and/or non-public documents), investment documents, laws and policies to substantiate as evidence and supporting documents.
  • Identify sample selection and data collection methodologies and plan.
  • Conduct comparative economic, social, physical, and environmental cost and benefit analysis, by ensuring taking side on the perspective of community members and shall be fully informed by The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security and the UN Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights.
  • Produce a PowerPoint presentation in Khmer and English for presentation purpose to community and relevant stakeholders
  • Hold consultative meeting(s) with relevant stakeholder at community and other level, including academia, field experts, company, authority to discuss the initial findings, and solicit more inputs at different level.
  • Produce a final report (15-25 pages) in Khmer and English (ready to publish version).
  • Produce a briefing note (2-4 pages) in Khmer and English (ready to publish version.
  • Provide all raw materials (data, photo, list of interviewees, etc.) to AAC.
  • Reporting outlines shall well serve the objectives of the research as mentioned.


Experience and qualification:


The Researcher team should have demonstrated competencies as below:

  • Have comprehensive experiences conducting the EIA and/or cost benefit analysis.
  • In-dept knowledge, skills and have experiences in community participatory action research.
  • Post graduate degree in Rural Development Studies, Economy, Sociology or Anthropology or related field.
  • Comprehensive knowledges and well understanding of community development, economic, social, and political context in Cambodia, community fishery and natural resources management and costal livelihoods and local governance.
  • Knowledge of land tenure security in coastal area is a plus.
  • Strong analytical, writing, training and community facilitation skills.


This opportunity is open to both Cambodian and foreign national; however, AAC will not provide additional interpretation/translation cost.




Timeframe of the research:


The research shall be started in August and concluded in October 2020.





Develop research/study protocol and seek AAC and project team’s agreement.

Inception report or research protocol report


Develop research questionnaire and tools and ensure community participation into the process.

Conduct training to data collection team if necessary.

Tools and questions, training if necessary


Data collection, processing and analysis.

Fieldwork report


Develop initial findings and presentation and conduct community and stakeholder consultation(s) as agreed in the protocol and timeframe.

Consultation session(s)


Finalizing and submit final reports and briefing note.

First draft report


Budget and payment:


Total budget: EUR 8,000 (tax inclusive). Payment will be made in 3 installments.


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