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UNDPIRH-CFP-202102 Slovak Challenge Fund
Procurement Process :Innovation Challenge
Office :Istanbul Regional Center - TURKEY
Deadline :11-Jul-21
Posted on :01-Jun-21
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :78934
Link to Atlas Project :
00111827 - UNDP-Slovakia Partnership for Effective DevCoop for SDGs
Documents :
Annex 1 Terms of Reference
Annex 2 Guidelines
Annex 3 Application Form
Annex 4: Budget
Annex 5 Contract Template
Overview :

The objective of the Slovak Challenge Fund is to facilitate the transfer of Slovak know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges identified by UNDP Country Offices in North Macedonia or the Republic of Moldova and contribute to the achievement of SDGs. 

The eligible applicants include Slovak private sector entities. The applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions, and to promote sustainability and scalability of the solution. 

All of the call background, criteria for selection and evaluation details can be found in the call for proposals and its attachments. 

Locality: North Macedonia or the Republic of Moldova 

Development Challenges: 

  • Natural Resources (Sustainable use of natural resources through improved water or waste management – and/or increased energy efficiency and clean energy utilization.) 
  • Agriculture (Increased productivity, partnerships, access to markets and competitiveness of organic agriculture actors like farmers and producers.) 
  • Good Governance & Development (Introducing and/or improving public sector management and delivery, incl. social and health sector.) 
  • COVID-19 (Supporting resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigating the negative effects of the ongoing crisis on the communities.) 

Expected contract start date: September 1, 2021 

Expected contract length: up to 12 months 

Estimated prize: Ranging between US$20,000 and US$40,000, the applicants provide co-funding of at least 20% of the total cost of the project. 

The applicants must submit their proposals using the templates for the application form (in Annex 3) and budget (in Annex 4). 

The application should be sent to procurement.irh@undp.org by Sunday 11 July, 2021at 11:59 p.m. CET.