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16590 RSC 2019 - Individual Contract Framework Agreement for Two (2) Senior Private Sector Partnership Advisors
Procurement Process :Other
Office :Regional Centre - PANAMA
Deadline :20-Nov-19
Posted on :05-Nov-19
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :60930
Link to Atlas Project :
00080097 - Consolidaciòn REDD+ fase 2
Documents :
Invitation Document
Annex 2
Overview :

UNDP Green Commodities Programme (GCP) is seeking to engage a Programme Support Consultant to aid the execution of the Good Growth Partnership (GGP), under the Green Commodities Programme based in Panama.  The Green Commodities Programme (GCP) exists to improve the national economic, social and environmental performance of agricultural commodity sectors.    GCP works within agricultural commodity production in countries of UNDP operation where the programme can have significant impact on rural livelihoods, mitigate climate change, and maintain the ecosystem services and resilience of landscapes and seascapes.  The GCP has pioneered the concept of National Commodity Platforms to help governments facilitate shared visions and actions for sustainable commodity production among key stakeholders.  GCP operates in over 10 countries globally. 

GCP is now coordinating the Good Growth Partnership Program-GGP- (GEF Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) Program, Taking Deforestation out of Commodity Supply Chains).   An integrated “Supply Chain” approach to tackling the underlying root causes of deforestation from agriculture commodities, specifically beef, oil palm, and soy, which together account for nearly 70% of deforestation globally. The Program will provide support to production, generate responsible demand, support enabling transactions and foster adaptive management and learning through multiple child projects. 

Period of Assignment /Services:  3 Years (with a maximum of 480 days in the period).

Proposal should be submitted at the following email: procurement.rblac.regionalhub@undp.org, Subject: 16590 RSC 2019 – Individual Contract Framework Agreement for two (2) Senior Private Sector Partnership Advisors no later than Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 15:00 (UTC /GMT -5), time of the Republic of Panama.

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the e-mail indicated above no later than Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 15:00 (UTC /GMT-5), time of the Republic of Panama.  

Procurement Unit RSC LAC will respond by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.

The procedures for the acquisition of services will be the ones indicated by the United Nations Development Program.

This process is directed only to one individual.  Any proposal received by more than two individuals jointly or legal entity will be rejected.  Likewise, will be rejected all the proposals from consultants involved in the elaboration of the present Terms of Reference.