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Recruitment of National Consultant to Conduct Technical update Ghana's Nationally Determined Contribution
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - GHANA
Deadline :21-May-20
Posted on :06-May-20
Reference Number :65664
Link to Atlas Project :
00104888 - Nationally Determined Contributions Support Programme
Documents :
Terms of Reference
Proposal Submission Notice
Technical Proposal Submission
Financial Proposal Submission
Overview :


The Paris Agreement requires countries to submit an update or new nationally determined contribution (NDC) every five years beginning 2020. Ghana NDC ends in 2030 and intends to update the 2016 NDC.   Since 2016 the focus is on implementing the thirty-one climate actions. The new national development framework (2018-2021) has been aligned with the NDC. Sector policies and measures in energy (renewable energy master plan, scaling up renewable energy penetration investment plan); forestry (REDD+ strategy and plantation development strategy); water (medium-term development for the Ministry of Water and Sanitation); Agriculture (climate-smart action plan) and Transport (revised national transport policy) have all further elaborated concrete programmes to achieve the NDCs.



To support the NDC update exercise, the team of consultants will undertake the following tasks:

  • Review the progress of implementation of the NDC 2016 to ascertain the level of achievements, challenges, gender mainstreaming,  gaps and areas that need to be strengthened in the 2020 NDC updates.
  • Evaluate current and future policies informing the present adaptation needs and on-going adaptation efforts, taking into consideration issues of gender.




  • Advanced Degree (Masters or a PhD) in the fields of development, economics, finance, natural sciences, engineering, environment, geography and related areas.
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  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience working on NDCs in developing countries, including mitigation and adaptation
  • Prior working experience on quantifying mitigation and adaptation targets and accounting of mitigation and adaptation targets
  • Demonstrated skills as a good team player and able to work for long hours without direct supervision.



  • See the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.


  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto

For detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)

Important Note:

The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposals


The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on May 21, 2020 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address:

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2020.81-IC – TP - [insert  Name]
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2020.81-IC – FP - [insert  Name]

Please note that these proposals shall be submitted to the designated secured email into two files but in one email unless both Files are Greater than 9MB file size


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