Application deadline04.09.2015 Active Closed
The objective of the consultant is to prepare a list of priority measures to provide technical assistance in the area of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary security of Transnistria.
The consultant will assess Transnistria’s sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary standards / practices and produce a comparative analysis on aligning them with the EU requirements stipulated in the EU -Moldova AA / DCFTA. The analysis will review the Transnistrian sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary practices for the purpose of harmonisation with the MD and EU requirements as set out in Chapter 4 of Title V (Trade and Trade-related Matters) of the DCFTA. The analysis including recommendations could be relevant to any possible and future cooperation mechanisms between MD National Food Safety Agency (ANSA) and the Transnistrian de facto Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
In working with representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry of the Republic of Moldova, Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova and the de factoMinistry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Tiraspol the consultant will identify gaps, inconsistencies and obstacles in the implementation of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary standards / practices in Transnistria.
The assignment locations will be Chisinau and Tiraspol, the Republic of Moldova and Odessa, Ukraine.
The assignment shall commence no later than 28 September 2015 and conclude prior to 25 November 2015 utilising a maximum period of thirty-five (35) billable days.
The consultant will be attached to the EUBAM Transnistria Settlement Support Office (TSSO) under the overall supervision of the Team Leader.
Fieldwork and stakeholder consultations will be conducted in the Republic of Moldova – Chisinau and Tiraspol, and also in Odessa. Where appropriate it may be necessary to visit other relevant locations. Subject to prior arrangement the consultant will have access to EUBAM deployed transportation, and translation / interpreter resources.
The consultant will work closely with relevant personnel from the Chisinau and Tiraspol agencies/institutions and where necessary with appropriate EUBAM experts.