The Call for proposals for interested Non -Governmental Organizations (NGOs/ Civil Society Organisation (CSOs)) to develop and submit proposals for implementation of community livelihoods bankable/sustainable project for the GEF-6 project titled ‘Managing the human-wildlife interface to sustain the flow of agro-ecosystem services and prevent illegal wildlife trafficking in the Kgalagadi and Ghanzi Drylands’.
The Government of Botswana, through the Ministry of Environment, and Tourism (MET), in partnership with UNDP, is implementing the 7-year KGDEP. This is a child project under the World Bank-led Global Wildlife Programme which seeks, globally to prevent the extinction of known threatened species through activities that: reduce illegal wildlife trade (IWT) and wildlife crime; protect the habitats of targeted species through improved governance and natural resource management; and, reduce demand for illegally-traded wildlife and wildlife products by changing consumer behavior, supporting activities that promote alternative, nature-based livelihoods and decrease the costs to communities of living with wildlife (by mitigating human-wildlife conflict).
Interested CSOs/NGOs shall submit a technical proposal which includes the following:
- One page maximum- A covering letter of announcing the interest and duration of availability to implement the project.
- Two pages maximum- Proposals executive summary
- One page maximum- Introduction to the project including a summary of the problem statement, objective and expected outcomes.
- Five pages maximum- Detailed description of the proposed project including but not limited to: location/spatial design (where applicable); activities, beneficiaries, institutions involved etc., including maps of proposed target areas.
- Two pages maximum- Detailed log-frame, including overall goal, objectives, outcomes, outputs, impacts on the beneficiaries. The outcomes, outputs and impacts should be measurable and follow SMART principles. Applicants should align their project log-frame with the relevant outcomes, outputs and indicators in the KGDEP Project Document.
- Two pages maximum- Proposed implementation arrangements including: project design and supervisor (with regard to construction); reporting; standard and policy guidance oversight; and approvals.
- Two pages maximum -Anticipated Social and environmental impacts, including proposed mitigation measures for negative impacts.
- Two pages maximum -Work plan for the entire project, including activities, responsibility and timeframe. The work plan should be aligned with the budget and incorporate relevant financial information. Please note that the workplan may need further discussion with the respective government IP.
- One page maximum- A long-term Project Sustainability Plan beyond project support.
- Attach all relevant documents that are needed to provide proof of status of the NGO, and qualification of key personnel.
- A detailed budget in BWP or USD, including: a schedule of rates and recommended payment terms (these could be further negotiated during contracting arrangement); co-financing by the NGO; total costs; and any signed financing arrangements as proof of availability of co-financing.
Interested CSOs/NGOs should attach the following information for their respective organizations:
- Ownership and governance, registration and regulatory compliance forms (registration certificate; tax registration certificate; good-standing certificate from the tax authority)
- List of relevant project experience
- List of current project commitments
- Schedule of human resources to be availed for the project
- List of equipment and assets to be availed for the project
- Resumes of key personnel to be employed on the project
- Applicants shall bear all costs related to proposal preparation and submission.
- Applicants must submit their technical proposals in PDF. Financial proposal must be submitted in both PDF and Soft copies (Excel format) to allow arithmetic checks.
- Only one submission/ one livelihood project per organization is allowed. Once the application is complete and submitted, revised versions of proposal documents will not be accepted.
For more information, visit https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=95366