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his is a Request for Information (RFI) from national and/or international CSOs/NGOs for potential partnership with UNDP in delivering outputs for EPASIIAE projects requiring expertise and experience
to enhance alternative livelihood options for local fisher folk to reduce their dependency on aquatic resources of 3 wildlife sanctuaries for dolphins in Sundarbans.
To perform effectively, an NGO/CSO will support livelihood development activities to :
- Engage the dependent fisher community in the dolphin conservation by altering livelihood which is in line with biodiversity conservation of the Sundarbans ecosystem.
- To change knowledge, attitude and perception of the fishers toward dolphin conservation, improved livelihood, market value chain so that they can change their practice in using traditional harmful fishing gears for their livelihoods.
- Support to participatory management established in the wildlife sanctuaries and surrounding waterways by ensuring sustainable livelihood security for local communities, such as sustainable fisheries and eco-tourism development, that these benefits can be enjoyed by future generations.
- INFORMATION REQUESTED
Interested CSOs/NGOs are requested to fill out the two forms (Annex I and Annex II), attaching all supporting documentation where specifically requested. If you are an international NGO, please provide information and documentation relating to your permits and licenses for your local presence and operations in People's Republic of Bangladesh.
Please note that attachments should be provided to support each answer to the questions. All questions must be answered directly and clearly. Extraneous information that are not directly responding to the questions will only constrain the ability of UNDP to positively assess the CSO/NGO’s alignment with UNDP requirements.
CSOs/NGOs shall submit the questioners (RFI and CACHE) separately . Evaluation will be in two stages. Start by RFI followed by CACHE.
All CSOs/NGOs whose information are found to be consistent with UNDP programme needs will be considered for Capacity Assessment. Based on the results of this Capacity Assessment Checklist (CACHE), UNDP will determine if the CSO/NGO may or may not be placed on a roster, for rapid engagement when required.
A completed RFI with requested attachments must be submitted through online e-tendering system not later than 13 March 2018 4:30 pm Dhaka time.
For e-tendering submission kindly use the following link:
using your username and password. If you have not registered in the system before, you can register now by logging in using (Follow the registration steps as specified in the system user guide).
Update - Pre-Bid Meeting Minutes along with other attachments uploaded on 8th March 2018