The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will enhance the capacity of three developing member countries (DMCs) Fiji, the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Mongolia to strengthen women's resilience to climate change and disaster risks. This will be done by demonstrating (i) the potential for green jobs for women, (ii) developing and advancing gender-responsive national and sector policies and actions on climate change and disaster risk management (CCDRM), and (iii) integrating women's rights into relevant environment law. The TA is included in the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Management-approved Gender Equity Thematic Group's 2017 annual work program.
Developing member countries (DMC) demand for investments in gender-responsive climate change and disaster risk management (CCDRM) programs to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 5 and 13 increased.
ADB will select, supervise, and evaluate all consultants. The TA will engage consultants using three methods: (i) an international consulting firm through fixed-budget selection, (ii) a nongovernment organization through single-source selection, and (iii) individual consultants (Table 1). Consultant selection will be in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). TA proceeds will be disbursed in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).
Ms. Patricia Imrana Jalal, Senior Social Development Specialist (GAD), SDTC-GEN
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
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