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BBRSO152936:Gender Responsive Livelihood Assessment - Impact of Climate Change on the Kalinago People and Community in the Commonwealth of Dominica
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean - Domincia - BARBADOS
Deadline :17-Oct-21
Posted on :23-Sep-21
Reference Number :83677
Link to Atlas Project :
00102522 - Enabling Gender-Responsive Disaster Recovery, Climate an
Documents :
Annex II: IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex III & IV: UNDP Offer Letter
Annex V: IC Sample Contract
BBRSO152936: IC Procurement Notice
Overview :


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The physical impacts of climate change and disasters  are being seen to compound pervasive structural inequalities and socioeconomic vulnerabilities since gender equality and human rights are given insufficient consideration required in climate change mitigation and adaptation, and in disaster risk, recovery, and response. Women and men typically respond and react differently at various stages of disaster and recovery; and the groups with the least knowledge and capacity to take short-term measures to limit impacts from climate-related disasters are often the most affected.

Thanks to the generous contribution from Global Affairs Canada and the UK Government, EnGenDER seeks to further integrate gender equality and human-rights based approaches into disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change (CC) adaptation and mitigation, environmental management frameworks and interventions. EnGenDER will also identify and address some of the gaps to ensure equal access to DRR and climate change and environmental solutions for men, women, boys, and girls in nine Caribbean countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname). 

Appreciating that the nine participating Caribbean countries are at different stages of removing barriers to gender equality and integrating gender-based analysis into climate change, as well as disaster recovery, EnGenDER therefore aims to empower governments to take ownership of their disaster risks and exposure with better national arrangements to deal with possible large-scale recovery needs, including improved shock responsiveness in national systems and better social protection finance tools for the most vulnerable.

The Offer of Complementary Funding (OCF) Initiative under the EnGenDER Project is supporting the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica in developing the required assessments for their application to the Green Climate Fund for the project, “Dominica Kalinago Territory Climate Resilience Project: Building and Enhancing the capacity of vulnerable people in Dominica to be able to manage existing risk and the future uncertainties of a changing climate (DKRP).” Dominica is seeking financial resources through the Green Climate Fund to implement adaptive measures aimed at increased resilience of the Kalinago People and Community over the short to medium term.

The Kalinago people are the oldest remaining members of the Caribbean civilization and as a result of climate change impacts; they now face an existential threat to their centuries-old society and way of life that has been sustainable and in balance with Caribbean ecosystems for centuries. The Kalinago must now adjust and adapt to the reality of the new climate extremes, and the proposed measures that are being advanced in this concept note are part of an overall national strategy to achieve climate resilience and regeneration. Climate change, following centuries of genocidal impacts and occupation on the Kalinago lands, imposes further challenges to the lives and livelihoods of the Kalinago people, at a time when they have finally begun to recover within their own Territory. Particularly, Dominica’s vision of becoming climate resilient seeks to climate proof economic diversification, sustained sustainable and inclusive growth, employment creation, social protection and poverty reduction, environmental management, and cultural preservation.

The EnGenDER Project funds will therefore support the development of a livelihood assessment for Dominica’s indigenous population to the current and project impacts of climate change. The recommendations identified under this livelihood assessment will help to inform the priority needs of the indigenous population and  will provide guidance on how these needs can best be met. This aim is aligned with DKRP goal which is to assist with securing livelihoods through various components. This activity will directly contribute to the GCF application which aims to identify and implement climate change resilient livelihoods projects for affected women. This will contribute to progressing achieving SDG goal number 13, 1, 2, 5, 11, 10, 7, 8, 9, 4, 6, 12 respectively as part of the overall sustainable development priorities of the Government of Dominica.