Terms of reference for consultancy service to conduct end of project evaluation for living with wildlife project (LWWL) project
Background to Ripple Effect Uganda
Ripple Effect Uganda (the new name for Send a Cow Uganda) is a Ugandan registered development Non-Government Organization (NGO) that was founded in 1988. Ripple Effect Uganda delivers through three key components to create sustainable livelihoods: Sustainable agriculture; Enterprise Development, and Gender Social and Inclusion (GSI). Ripple Effect works with small holder farming households targeting rural women, refugees, youth, orphaned and vulnerable children, and people with disabilities to overcome poverty and malnutrition by increasing agricultural production and productivity, developing on and off-farm enterprises, increasing access to finance and non-finance development services, building resilience to climate change, natural resource management and addressing gender inequality.
Background to LWWL Project
Ripple effect Uganda with funding from UKAID, has been implementing a thirty six months’ project in Pakwach District, Pakwach and Panyimur Sub counties where Ripple effect delivered the Wildlife Protection and Sustainable Livelihoods for Communities neighboring Murchison Falls Protected Areas of Northern Uganda code named Living with wild life (LWWL) to improve food security, income levels and relationships with Uganda Wildlife Authority for 37,300 vulnerable women, men, and children, reduce on illegal wildlife activity in Murchison Falls National Park.
Wildlife Protection and Sustainable Livelihoods for Communities neighboring Murchison Falls Protected Areas of Northern Uganda and code-named Living with wildlife (LWWL) targeted communities bordering the Murchison falls conservation area living on the western bank of the Nile in six parishes in Pakwach and Panyimur Sub Counties, Pakwach District. The project aimed to improve food security, income levels, and relationships with Uganda Wildlife Authority for 37,300 vulnerable women, men and children, so that incidents of illegal wildlife activity in Northwest Murchison Falls National Park are reduced.
Purpose of the Assignment
The principal purpose of the evaluation is to assess the LWWL Project in respect to its project objectives/deliverables against the OECD evaluation criteria of relevance & coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and impact as the three-year project concludes.
This Evaluation is therefore meant to collect endline data for the projects full cohort sampled target to be analyzed against the logframe indicators, thus measuring the achievement of the project.