KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA
NATION RELIGION KING
Request of Express of Interest: To produce four 15-minute educational videos to train land recipients about livelihood improvement and to produce two 10-minutes profile videos of land recipients
The Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development (LASED) Project is a project to support the implementation of the Royal Government’s Social Land Concession (SLC) Program to distribute land to the landless and land poor through social land concession to improve livelihood of poor households and vulnerable groups. LASED implements Commune Social Land Concessions – a Commune Based Social Land Concession is a transfer of private state land to the poor for the purpose of residential and/or family farming initiated by a commune and its members: (i) Distribute state land suitable for agriculture, together with appropriate support services to qualified landless and land-poor households; and (ii) introduce and implement a transparent and standardized process for expanded implementation of locally initiated social land concessions.
The LASED initiative has notably succeeded in providing land for poor families, and in providing basic infrastructure to the new communities. However, more works remain to be done to help land beneficiary families better in social compatible and sustainable agriculture-based livelihoods that is the aim of the LASED II project.
The LASED II Project covers the 14 sites (in five provinces) where developed under the current LASED and JSDF NGOs sites and under LASED’s Framework, plus one new site in the Dong Commune, Kampong Thom province. The Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development project (LASED II) was approved by the Board on May 19, 2016 (US$25.06 million) and became effective on August 8, 2016. The project development objective is “to help improve target beneficiaries’ access to agriculture resources and selected infrastructure and social services in project communities”.
The project focuses on the investments of physical agricultural facilities and rural infrastructures as well as provides technical support services for their agriculture-based livelihoods’ enhancement. The irrigation scheme is designed under the fact-finding of feasibility study and under the basic information of early field appraisal to prioritizes potential locations of structures, it is compulsory to assess also the environmental and social impacts inside and adjacent to the location, and socio-economic assessment.
The project makes specific provisions to support vulnerable households and would give particular attention to livelihood activities and particularly those that benefit women. The project implementation agencies are Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the National Committee for Sub-National Democratic Development Secretariat (NCDDS).
In order to improve the efficiency of the project implementation, Communication Strategy is designed and plays its vital roles to disseminate information and raise awareness among key implementers, key beneficiaries and relevant stakeholders and help mitigate potential operational risks by: (a) raising awareness of LASED II among potential project beneficiaries in participating provinces, and supporting the effective disseminate of information in appropriate formats and languages to project-affected communities and others involved in the process to ensure the transparency of land-recipient selection process; (b) developing information, education and communications (IEC) materials to help promote the participation and involvement of land recipients in planning and implementing project activities; (c) developing and disseminating information materials to help eligible land recipients comply with land titling documentation requirements; and (d) coordinating internal communication among the national and provincial LASED II implementation teams.
As stated in its Communication Strategy, LASED II has proposed a budget in its Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB 2019) the LASED II project to implement publicly competitive selection of video service provider to produce four 15-minute educational videos to train land recipients about livelihood improvement and to produce two 10-minutes profile videos of land recipients. Details ToR of the assignment please download in the attached file.
The interested applicants are encouraged to submit the hard copy of technical and budget proposal with seal enveloped to Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project II – GDH, address: Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, # 771-773, Sangkat Boeng Trabek, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tel: 071 779 9004, from 08:00 AM to 17:00PM, Monday to Friday, no later than 2nd August 2019, at 12:00pm.