The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently implementing a project entitled Facilitating and Assisting Forest Area Management by Villages in Sintang District, West Kalimantan Province, Requires the Services of a Civil Society Organization (CSO).
This is a Request for Information (RFI) from national and/or international CSOs/NGOs for potential partnership with UNDP in delivering outputs for development projects requiring expertise and working experience Indonesia in the following thematic/subject areas: Immediate livelihood recovery, focusing on
- Community engagement and mobilization,
- life-skills and Income Generating Activities Training,
- Provision of productive inputs livelihood recovery activities.
Scope of Work
- The selected CSO should work within the following scope:
- Socialization that includes awareness raising activities about the importance of protecting forested areas in APL and its benefits for the community. Note: initial assessment by KalFor and Focal Point and/or local government has carried out FPIC (Free, Prior, and Informed Consent) at the village level and the village has provided consent on KalFor activity in the village.
- Facilitation of the development of enabling conditions for the realization of quality and innovative village programs based on forest management in APL. This includes the village government and the community that is conducted in a participatory manner.
- Implementation of pilot activities as innovative village program.
- Strengthening women’s groups, gender equality, and disabled inclusion will be integrated in this LVG activities.
- The total budget provided by KalFor-UNDP for this activity is USD 148.000. Funding for these activities includes travel costs (air/land), meetings, workshops, professional (expert/consultant) fees, accommodation, and operational costs (overhead costs).
- Duration: The work shall be carried out and completed within 12 (twelve) months starting January – December 2023.
- The grant recipient (civil society or non-governmental organization, academia) with experience in in policy assistance and implementation of natural resource management shall complete and submit the Grant Proposal in accordance with UNDP’s Low Value Grant Proposal.
Qualifications of CSO and Personnel
- The selected CSO should comply with requirement as follow:
- Has at least 3 years of experience at the village level with specialization in policy assistance and implementation of natural resource management by the village.
- CSO located in West Kalimantan or Sintang District will be an advantage
- Experienced in conducting program at the village level on community welfare associated to natural resource utilization activities around the village, especially forested areas.
- Has a good network and working relationship with the government of West Kalimantan Province and Sintang District
- Has exceptional time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
- Personnel shall be qualified for each proposed position and must be a permanent staff of the CSO (CV attached).
- Capable of meeting the administrative document requirements required by UNDP.
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