Consultancy (Global Review of Food and Nutrition Security Indicators)

World Fish

World Fish

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

About WorldFish

WorldFish is a leading international research organization working to transform aquatic food systems to reduce hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. It collaborates with international, regional, and national partners to co-develop and deliver scientific innovations, evidence for policy, and knowledge to enable equitable and inclusive impact for millions who depend on fish for their livelihoods. As a member of CGIAR, WorldFish contributes to building a food- and nutrition-secure future and restoring natural resources. Headquartered in Penang, Malaysia, with country offices across Africa, Asia, and the Pacific, WorldFish strives to create resilient and inclusive food systems for shared prosperity. For more information, visit:


This is a one-off consultancy, on behalf of the CGIAR Nutrition, Health and Food Security Impact Platform, to conduct a desk review of literature on food and nutrition security indicators, with the aim of developing a matrix of consolidated, coherent, specific and measurable indicators to assess CGIAR impacts in the areas of nutrition and food security.

Scope of Work

To conduct a systematic literature review on food and nutrition security indicators; and develop a matrix of consolidated, coherent, specific and measurable indicators to assess CGIAR impacts in the area of food and nutrition security. The Nutrition Impact Platform will inform, guide and provide feedback on the study, including the appropriate use of knowledge products and collected data.

Deliverables and Timeline

The consultant will be responsible for delivering the following outputs:

Skill, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Ability to access diverse literature and knowledge products on food and nutrition security; and systematically review the indicators.
  • Excellent writing skills in English, balancing the report for both technical and non-technical readers.
  • Good understanding in food and nutrition security, and food systems, with ability to disaggregate data into these impact areas.


Interested consultant(s) are requested to provide a detailed budget proposal outlining professional fees, travel expenses (if applicable), and any other costs related to the consultancy. The budget should be submitted along with the application.

Evaluation and Selection

Applications will be evaluated based on the qualifications and experience of the consultant, the quality and feasibility of the proposed approach and work plan, the relevance of previous work examples and the most competitive proposal. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview or request additional information before final selection. This opportunity is open for all applicants.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified consultants are invited to submit the following documents online no later than 15 September 2023:

  • Curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience and qualifications.
  • A brief proposal outlining the approach, methodology, and work plan for conducting the consultancy.
  • Examples of previous similar work or reports.
  • Name and contacts (telephone and e-mail addresses) of two referees (clients), you have consulted previously.

Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

WorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.

People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.