Fund manager to operate funds for the production and/or distribution of efficient cooking devices and alternative cooking fuels, and distribution of energy efficient appliances
Request for proposal
Beneficiary country(ies): Gambia
Deadline on: 26-Nov-2020 17:00 (GMT 1.00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris
SAP ID: 160041
UNIDO is implementing a project entitled, 'Operationalization of the SE4All Action Agenda: Promoting inclusive, environmentally-sound and low-carbon development' in The Gambia. This project is partly funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) under its Climate Change Mitigation Focal Area.
SCOPE OF SERVICES
As part of component (ii) and (iii), the project seeks to support projects from the private sectors, public institutions, community organizations; non-governmental organizations etc. to procure and install energy efficient appliances and produce efficient cook stoves, and alternative cooking fuels.
The utilization of these energy efficient devices by organizations and individuals will contribute towards reducing the energy intensity of the country, thereby achieving significant reduction in greenhouse gas emission.
To consolidate the gains made in components 2 and 3 and increase access to the energy efficient appliances and alternative cooking fuels, the project seeks to establish a fund of US$400,000 to support the small scale production of efficient cook stoves and alternative cooking fuels and the distribution of energy efficient devices.
PURPOSE OF THE TORS
The purpose of these TORS is to invite prospective Fund Managers to submit proposals to establish and operate the proposed fund.
PURPOSE OF THE FUND
The purpose of the Fund is to provide grant financing to private sectors, public institutions, community organizations; non governmental organizations etc. in the production and/or distribution of efficient cooking devices and alternative cooking fuels and distribution of energy efficient appliances. Furthermore, the Fund will provide a 1-week business entrepreneurship training to all are interested to submit proposals. Only entities that would have successfully undergone the training will be considered to benefit from the fund. Furthermore, service fees, operational costs (including issuing call for projects) and administrative costs for the operation of the Fund will be charged against the Fund.
DURATION OF THE FUND
The Fund will be established and operated for the duration of twelve months (one year). Within this duration, there will be two funding cycles, each lasting not more than five months. A month or two will be allocated for the closure of the operations of the Fund.
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