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17037 RSC 2020: INDIVIDUAL CONTRACT for Green Commodities Programme Fundraising Communications and Private Sector Engagement Consultant-
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :Regional Centre - PANAMA
Deadline :26-Feb-20
Posted on :06-Feb-20
Reference Number :63237
Link to Atlas Project :
00080097 - Consolidaciòn REDD+ fase 2
Documents :
Invitation Document
Annex II
Clarification No.1
Amendment No. 1
Overview :

UNDP Green Commodities Programme (GCP) is seeking to engage a Programme Fundraising Communications and Private Sector Engagement Consultant, home-based with some travel.   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 Good Growth Partnership (GGP) will be delivered through a multi-agency consortium including WWF, IFC, UNEP, and CI. The Program will provide support to production, generate responsible demand, support enabling transactions and foster adaptive management and learning through multiple child projects.  UNDP GCP also is implementing the production project within the GGP which includes global support and activities in three target countries (Paraguay, Liberia and Indonesia).

Period of Assignment /Services:  120 days (within 11 months period).

Proposal should be submitted at the following email:

Subject: 17037 RSC 2020 – Individual Contract for a Green Commodities Programme Fundraising Communications and Private Sector Engagement Consultant no later than Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 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 Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 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.