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Assessment of UNCDF contribution to food security and identification of emerging needs and benchmark for future programming
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Deadline :30-Sep-20
Posted on :15-Sep-20
Reference Number :70196
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Non-UNDP Project
Overview :

In line with its Theory of Change, in support of a recent re-orientation of the Local Development Finance Practice (LDFP) Area under the 2018 – 2021 Strategic Framework and following the outcome of the LDFP 2020 Annual Planning and Investment Plan Meeting in Istanbul, UNCDF is seeking to commission an external assessment of the relevance of its F4F program and identify the benchmark of new niche and perspective to address challenges related to agriculture and food security in the urban and rural areas in the LDCs and beyond.

The overall objective of this exercise is to assess the extent to which F4F has been relevant to fill the gap of the contribution to food security and nutrition and how to make UNCDF contribution more meaningful with the new context of the IMIF and other innovation in the UNCDF/LDFP financing mechanism.

The 2 specific objectives are to:

  • assess the design, the relevance and in some extent the effectiveness of its F4F program 
  • propose way to better address food security emerging needs and gaps in terms of local capacity development, local investments based on UNCDF’s current instruments including the IMIF and support to SMEs in the LDC and graduated countries. 

Under the global supervision of UNCDF Local Development Finance Practice and the responsibility of  the Regional Technical Advisor in charge of Food Security, the consultant will inter alia perform and achieve the following tasks and activities

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