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Description of the assignment: UNDP-Nepal is supporting Government of Nepal, Ministry of Finance to implement Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support to continue and strengthen the current efforts to effectively and efficiently plan for, access, manage, deploy and monitor climate financing through GCF. This terms of reference is prepared to execute activities under Outcome 4 to provide technical support to Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) and Town Development Fund (TDF) for the development of a concept note on the proposed project concept on ‘National Solar Mini Grid Programme for Low Carbon Economic Development’ and Deployment of Electric Buses Rapid Transits (eBRT) in Kathmandu Valley’ respectively. The ‘International Financial/Economics Expert’ that will provide technical support particularly in drafting the efficiency and effectiveness criteria to justify the strong case for cost effectiveness and financial soundness of the both concept notes. The economic and financial analysis will justify of two core mitigation indicators i.e. i). Estimated cost per tCO2 eq. (total investment cost/expected lifetime emission reductions) and ii). Expected volume of finance to be leveraged as a result of the GCF’s financing, disaggregated by public and private sources and will provide values and supporting justification including calculation methodology and citation of relevant studies for these two core indicators. The expert will closely work with the technical staffs at AEPC and TDF along with team of experts working on preparation of the concept note during the entire assignment period.
Project name: Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme (GCFRPS)
Period of assignment/services (if applicable): 45 days spread over 3 months
(Home based – 40 days, 1 mission to Nepal and spent at least 5 working days.)
Proposal should be submitted by email to email@example.com not later than 1730 hours (Nepal Standard Time) of 05 June 2020 mentioning reference No. UNDP/PN/29/2020 – Financial Economic Expert.