info@laoepf.org.la | 021 252 739

ກອງທຶນປົກປັກຮັກສາສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມ

Environment Protection Fund

Job Vacancy

ກອງທຶນປົກປັກຮັກສາສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມ

Environment Protection Fund


REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(FIRM)


Position Title:  Consulting firms/organizations

Location: Environment Protection Fund

Type of Contract: Lumpsum


Background
The project the project “Building resilience of urban populations with ecosystem-based solutions in Lao PDR” was approved by the Green Climate Fund Board on November 2019 with a GCF grant of US$ 10 million. United Nations Environment Programme serves as the Accredited Entity for the project. Activities will be executed by the State of Lao, PDR through the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and UNEP. The project will be implemented across five years covering four provincial capitals in the country: Vientiane, Paksan, Savannakhet, and Pakse. The project aims to shift the paradigm of urban flood management in Laos from a limited, hard infrastructure approach towards an integrated approach that enhances climate resilience. This will be achieved by mainstreaming integrated flood management strategies into planning frameworks and implementing urban ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) to decrease climate-induced flooding. The project will be implemented in four cities that have been shown to be the most vulnerable to climate change through climate risk modelling and consultations with relevant planning institutions in Laos. Project interventions will directly benefit 74,600 people and restore 1,500 ha of urban wetland and stream ecosystems. The project focuses on:
Component 1. Technical and institutional capacity building to plan, design, implement and maintain integrated urban Ecosystems-based Adaptation (EbA) interventions for the reduction of climate change induced flooding
Output 1.1 Strengthening of institutional capacity for integrated flood risk management and implementation of urban ecosystems-based adaptation and males and females with increased awareness of climate threats
Output 1.2 Integrated Climate-resilient Flood Management Strategies and urban EbA guidelines developed for Vientiane, Paksan, Savannakhet and Pakse, and effective Flood Risk Management Committees as coordination mechanisms
Component 2. Rehabilitation and protection of ecosystem in response to climate variability and change
Output 2.1 Area of wetland restored contributing to flood reduction and sustainable management of the Nong Peung wetland in Paksan
Output 2.2 Area of urban streams restored contributing to flood reduction and sustainable management of urban streams in Savannakhet and Pakse
Output 2.3 Area of permeable paving solutions installed in public areas contributing to flood reduction in Vientiane, Paksan, Savannakhet and Pakse

Express of Interest
The Environment Protection Fund (EPF) invites consulting firms/organizations to express their interest in participating in the Baseline Assessment for the project “Building resilience of urban populations with ecosystem-based solutions in Lao PDR”. The project will be implemented across five years covering four provincial capitals in the country: Vientiane, Paksan, Savannakhet, and Pakse.

Description of Requirements
The main objective of the consultancies/organizations are to establish: 1) to produce baseline information for the project indicators, against which the project performance and impact will be measured; 2) review the delivery of project activities and validate project sites; 3) produce baseline information for the Environmental and Social Action Plan; and 4) produce baseline information for the Gender Action Plan
The following supporting documents must be included in the application:
a) A cover letter with a concise statement about the firm/organization and its interest working with EPF, including specific details on the area of work and experience with international donors
b) Firm/organization/institutional profile
c) Registration certificate of the firm/organization

Unfortunately, due to the level of intertest, only firms/organizations who have been selected for further consideration will be contacted for submit “Request for Proposal”. A detailed Terms of Reference shall be included in the consecutive solicitation documents that will be issued after this EOI is closed.

Download Related files Below:


Application Submission Deadline
The Expression of Interest supported with the above-mentioned documents can be submitted on or before 16:00 PM (Local time) May 12, 2021 in a sealed envelope or via email to the address:

The Express of Interest submitted by email:
The subject of the e-mail shall have clear reference “Expression of Interest for tender on Baseline Assessment”.
To: sakounsit@gmail.com; khampasongkhamvene@gmail.com. Cc: alounysx@gmail.com

The sealed envelope shall have the following marking:
ATTENTION: Environment Protection Fund Office, Address: 2nd floor, Building No 100,
Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.
REFERENCE: Expression of Interest for Baseline Assessment
COMPANY: (Name and address of your firms/organizations)
NOT TO BE OPENED BY REGISTRY

Interest consulting firms/organizations may obtain further information of clarifications in writing thought submission of the question to: sakounsit@gmail.com; khampasongkhamvene@gmail.com and Cc: alounysx@gmail.com

X