Short-term consultancy on conducting KAP survey on wild meat consumption (WCS)


CONSULTANCY RECRUITMENT

Activity name (as stated in the original proposal):A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) survey report on scope of current markets and wild meat consumption trends and practices, motivation to serve and to consume wild meat and willingness to pay for wild meat, especially mammals and birds
Service (to be performed):Short-term consultancy on conducting KAP survey on wild meat consumption, especially mammals and birds
Location of Service provided:  Ha Noi, Ha Nam and Bac Ninh
Duration of Service’s performance: 1 - 3/2023

I. Background:

Wild meat consumption remains popular in Vietnam, even during the COVID-19 pandemic and despite law enforcement and communication efforts aimed at reducing consumption of protected species.

Using crime script analysis tools and a Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) survey, WCS aims to understand the scope of wild meat markets, especially mammals and birds including motivations for sale/consumption, perception of health risks, and effective barriers to sale and consumption. Results will be used to develop a preventative crime model, combining enforcement and behaviour change interventions.

To understand the dynamics of wild meat and popular bird consumption, WCS selected restaurants and the neiborhoods in the urban like Ha Noi and in provinces where birds are commonly consumed in all kinds of festivals and gathering such as in Bac Ninh and Ha Nam to conduct the KAP survey with at least 180 people including men and women at different ages related to their perception and consumption behaviors towards wild meat and birds. WCS needs additional technical support from consultants who have exeperince in development and deployment of KAP suvery with different methodologies including Unmatched Count Technique (quantitative and qualitative) and various tools including focus group discussion, in depth interviews and self assessment.

II.    Objectives:

WCS will hire 3 consultants to join our team to develop and execute a Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey on wild meat consumption, especially mammals and birds in selected restaurants in Ha Noi, Bac Ninh and Ha Nam, Viet Nam. Detailed tasks are elaborated in the below section.

I. Description of work:

Activities

Outputs/ deliverables

Completed by

Allotted time (# of days)

Payment schedule

Develop KAP survey questionnaires, In-depth interview (IDI)  and focus group discussion (FGD) guide Copy of the approved questionnaires; IDI and FGD guide 30/1/2022 Based on discussion and negotiation with WCS One time payment is made within 15 days when all deliverables are completed and approved by WCS
Deploy KAP survey in Ha Noi, Ha Nam and Bac Ninh Trip reports, list of respondents (disaggregated by gender), minutes of in-depth interviews (IDIs) and focus group discussions (FGDs) 5/2/2022 As above
Compile results of the field survey and draft the KAP survey report on scope of current markets and wild meat consumption trends and practices; motivation to serve and to consume wild meat and willingness to pay for wild meat, especially wild birds and mammals A KAP survey report on scope of current markets and wild meat consumption trends and practices, motivations to serve and consume wild meat and willingness to pay for wild meat 16/2/2023 As above
Prepare and present session(s) in consultation meetings with wildlife management and law enforcement officers, restaurants, consumers, and local CSOs to verify the developed crime script and preventative policing strategy Presentation (ptt), facilitation notes 14/3/2023 As above  
Total allotted time (total working days): upon discussion and negotiation with WCS

IV. Requirements (selection criteria):

  • At least Master degree with related backgrounds
  • 2 -5 years of experience in social science research into human behavior and attitude
  • Proven record of experience working in social science research (through publication etc.), priority research in wild meat consumption.
  • Experience in using Unmatched Count Technique is a preferred advantage
  • Willing to travel during the data collection period
  • Good communication skills, understanding the local language and context, good in English writing.

V. Application procedure:

Interested candidate(s) are invited to send

  1. i.    Email of interest
  2. ii.    Updated CVs with relevant working experience and products
  3. iii.    Financial proposal (total of working days and daily rate/person including Personal Income tax)

to vietnamconsulting@wcs.org before 17:00 of 31/1/2023

Note: Only shortlisted candidate(s) will be contacted

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