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The Procurement Team of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites Firms to bid for the services of Consulting Firm for Business Model for Impact Investment in Managing Marine Protected Areas.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s Global Development Network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP’s core vision is to help countries achieve simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion through three main areas of work which are: (1) sustainable development (2) inclusive and effective democratic governance, and (3) climate and disaster resilience.
For this project, The “Strengthening the Marine Protected Areas to Conserve Marine Key Biodiversity Areas in the Philippines” or SMARTSeas PH Project is supported by UNDP and GEF and implemented by the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Project encompasses five (5) demonstration sites, each with one local responsible partner. It seeks to accelerate the establishment of marine protected areas (MPAs) and marine protected area networks (MPANs) to include and protect more key marine biodiversity areas and improve the management effectiveness of MPA/MPAN primarily to reduce the rapid degradation of marine and coastal habitats and stem the alarming biodiversity loss.
The abovementioned Bidding Documents are attached in the Documents Section of this Notice. Deadline for the submission of proposals is on January 16, 2019, COB.
UNDP reserves the right to reject any or all the proposals, waive any defect or informality therein, accept the proposal and award the contract to the most advantageous offer. UNDP assumes no responsibility whatsoever to compensate or indemnify the proposer for any expense or loss that may be incurred for the preparation of proposals, nor does UNDP guarantee that an award will be made.