First Published on: 15 July 2022
Request for Proposal (RfP) for Gender Sensitive Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment to Understand Risk Profiles, Food Security Situations and Local Adaptation Strategies of Project Communities
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in October 1995 with its Head Office in Pokhara and Programme Coordination Office in Lalitpur. LI-BIRD is committed to capitalizing on local resources, innovations and institutions for the sustainable management of natural resources and building resilience to climate change for improving the livelihoods of target beneficiaries that includes smallholder farmers particularly women in Nepal.
LI-BIRD and Social Service Centre (SOSEC), a Dailekh based NGO, is implementing a project entitled ‘Climate and Gender Responsive Resilient Agriculture and Enterprises in Karnali River Basin (Green Karnali)’, funded by Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) through DanChurchAid (DCA), Nepal, in Surkhet, Dailekh, and Achham districts in Nepal.
Climate change has affected the vulnerable communities of Karnali Province where changing weather patterns has worsened the agriculture production as most of the farming community relies on marginal, unproductive land and mostly dependent of rain water for irrigation.The project aims to assess the climate induced vulnerability and its effect on livelihoods, and food security of the communities and take appropriate action to reduce such vulnerability through piloting and promotion of climate resilient e technologies, practices and approaches interventions and building local capacity in the project sites.
Thus, LI-BIRD invites proposals from qualified consultants/private firms or a team of experts to accomplish the aforementioned tasks.
The interested applicants need to fill up the Request for Proposal Form which can be downloaded from the link below:
The Terms of Reference (ToR) is annexed as Annex 1 in the Request for Proposal Form. The applicants are requested to thoroughly read the Request for Proposal Form and fill in the required information (Annex 2 and Annex 3). Submit the duly filled and signed Request for Proposal Form within the mentioned deadline.
Interested applicants are requested to submit the proposal by 7 August 2022, 5.00 pm by hand delivery or email to the following address below:
Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD)
Head Office: PO Box 324, Pokhara, Nepal Phone: +977 61 576834, 585357
Programme Coordination Office: Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal Phone: +977 01 5440330
The proposal must be written in the English language. The proposal received after the deadline will not be entertained and considered for further evaluation.
A proposal that does not meet the requirements will be discarded. Proposals that meet the requirements and offer the best value for money will be considered for the further evaluation process. LI-BIRD reserves the right to accept or reject, wholly or partly any or all the bids without assigning any reason whatsoever.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving your sealed proposal.