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Advisory Services for Country Programming

Advisory Services for Country Programming

Through this request for proposals (“RFP”), the GCF is seeking to employ a qualified, reputable and experienced Firm or a Consortium of such Firms (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Firm’, either for an individual Firm or for a Consortium of Firms) to deliver advisory services and relevant associated reports as presented in this RFP.

Under the guidance of the Secretariat of the GCF, the Firm will advise the group of NDA/FPs of developing countries listed in Annex 132 as they undertake the activities presented below:
  • Preparing dynamic Country Programmes 3 building on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), low-emission development strategies (LEDS), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPAs), National Communications, among others, as appropriate
  • Setting up a country no-objection procedure, coordination mechanisms and multi-stakeholder engagement processes
  • Mobilizing the private sector and local sources of finance in the context of the Country Programme
  • Leveraging the network of entities accredited to the Fund (hereinafter the “Accredited Entities” or “AEs”) for the implementation of their Country Programmes.
The Firm shall note that the NDA/FPs of the developing countries listed in Annex 13 are undertaking the activities listed in (a) to (d) above. The advisory services requested under this RFP will consist of advising NDA/FPs in the delivery of these activities, including by providing them with tools, methods and associated training when required, and by fostering knowledge exchange.

The advisory services provided will take into consideration the best practices and guidelines provided by the GCF, and also draw on the Firm’s expertise and previous experience. Based on the lessons learned from countries, the Firm shall propose improvements to the GCF tools, best practices and guidelines, wherever applicable.

The Firm shall include in its proposal a detailed description of the services proposed, including a description of the tools and methodologies to be used to address the deliverables requested in these Terms of Reference.

Sealed Proposals must be submitted to the Secretariat no later than 16 September 2016 at 3.00 pm Korean time.
Submission period
22 August 2016 - 16 September 2016
Document type
Request for proposal
Ref. number
RFP 2016/015