Request for Proposals: GCF Project Design Specialist(s)

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CGIAR is seeking to hire expertise through a team of consultants (Consortium or Firm) to support the completion of a Green Climate Fund (GCF) Funding Proposal (FP) and related annexes, and to guide the follow-up communications with GCF in response to the GCF Secretariat and ITAP review through drafting further clarifications and revisions.

The consultancy will support the completion of a Green Climate Fund (GCF) Funding Proposal (FP) and related annexes, and guide the follow-up communications with GCF in response to the GCF Secretariat and ITAP review through drafting further clarifications and revisions. The FP will build on and further elaborate a Concept Note (CN) that has undergone the GCF interdivisional review and is moving into the phase of FP development for submission by September 2024. The proposed project Enhancing Sustainable Land Management and Climate-Resilient Agri-food Systems in Côte d’Ivoire (LARACI), builds largely on the priority investments defined in the Cote d’Ivoire Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plan (CSAIP), stakeholder consultations conducted in 2022-2023 and previous CGIAR research activities. It is a mixed project (adaptation and mitigation) that promotes climate-smart agriculture (CSA) in three value chains: cassava, yam and rice as well as sustainable land management, agroforestry and domestic and post-harvest use of clean energy in the targeted central regions of Cote d’Ivoire.

Deliverables:

  • Feasibility study (FP Annex 2)
  • Economic and financial analysis in a summary report accompanied by calculations presented in a spreadsheet format, with all cells unlocked and formulas visible (FP Annex 3)
  • ESS disclosure from and ESAP (FP Annex 6)
  • Detailed Budget Plan (FP Annex 4)
  • Funding Proposal completed in line with GCF requirements and format
  • Written responses to comments and questions from the GCF Secretariat and ITAP, and related revisions of FP and annexes
  • Weekly reports on the status of the work, progress achieved on each deliverable, and any challenges faced

How to submit a proposal:

Please submit a narrative proposal and a fee proposal as two separate documents to smo-bidding@cgiar.org. Both documents can be attached to the same email.

All proposals must be received by June 17, Paris time. Only electronically submitted proposals will be considered.

 

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Letter of intent

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