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UNDPIRH-CFP-202104 Czech Challenge Fund
Procurement Process :Innovation Challenge
Office :Istanbul Regional Center - TURKEY
Deadline :12-Jul-21
Posted on :02-Jun-21
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :79138
Link to Atlas Project :
00109001 - Czech-UNDP Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals
Documents :
Annex 1 Terms of Reference
Annex 2 Guidelines
Annex 3 Contract Template
Overview :

The Czech-UNDP Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals Project aims to respond to the development challenges by transferring Czech expertise and innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries.

The objective of the Challenge fund: Czech solutions for SDGs is to facilitate the transfer of Czech know-how and innovative solutions that would address development challenges in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia and contribute to the achievement of SDGs.

The eligible applicants include the Czech private sector, NGOs, universities, state institutions or research centres. The applicants are required to engage local partners to assure viability in local conditions and to promote the sustainability and scalability of the solution.

All the details regarding the background of the call, criteria for selection and evaluation could be found in the Terms of Reference.

Locality: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Georgia, Kingdom of Cambodia, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Zambia

Development Challenge:  

Bosnia and Herzegovina   

Sustainable Growth: with Focus on Circular Economy, Green Economy, Technology and Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Urban Development;  

Good Governance: Waste Management; Exit Single-Use Plastics; Air Pollution; Renewables, Green Procurement.    

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia   

Green Economy, Access to Renewable, Affordable and Clean Energy;    

Jobs And Live hoods;   

Support to Small and Medium Enterprises;   

Sustainable Agriculture;  

Innovative Financing.   


Democratic Governance; Building an Inclusive Society; 

COVID-19 Socioeconomic Recovery;  

Rural Development; 

Jobs And Livelihoods;       

Disaster Risk Reduction and Environmental Protection  (Including Waste Management). 

Kingdom of Cambodia  

Sustainable Growth

Green Economy, and Circular Economy;  

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy;  

Covid-19 Response. 

Republic of Moldova   

Sustainable, Inclusive and Equitable Economic Growth, Sustainable Green Cities, Solutions on Digital Transformation;   

Green Transformation (Based on EU Green Deal), Climate Change, Environmental Sustainability and Resilience; 

“Just Transition” - Environment; Anti-Corruption and Eco-Innovations in the Governance Line.    

Republic of Zambia  

Good Governance and Local Development;   

Nature Resources Management and Renewable Energy;     

Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Sustainable Agriculture.  

Expected date of contract start: September 2021

Expected length of contract: up to 1 year

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 application must be submitted via the online application system on the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs website by 12 July 2021, Istanbul Time 23.59 (GMT +3).