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In support of the CAMRIS-implemented, USAID/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity, we seek a Lead Researcher to carry out a systematic review of the existing evidence collected from USAID/Nepal related to resilience. The main deliverables for this work will include: a) a report synthesizing the findings, identifying common themes and/or evidence across the various sources, and identifying gaps in evidence; b) a two-page summary, and c) a presentation of the findings and key recommendations to discuss the implications of resilience in Nepal, per USAID’s definition.
The overall purpose for this learning is to document the iterative learning from the various resilience research, data, and evaluations; and apply those findings to USAID strategic planning and develop tools and compelling evidence for integrating resilience across USAID programming.
The guiding questions for the synthesis include:
The Lead Researcher will manage the entire process, including drafting the assessment design and analysis plan and leading the presentations and discussions with the Mission and Partners. S/he will: