International Consultant to Develop Project Proposal
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a financial operating entity of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which is established to contribute to the collective efforts of the international community to combat climate change. The GCF plans to fund programmatic approaches that provide an opportunity for a transformational shift in countries’ climate resilience and green economies, prioritizing a balanced approach between adaptation and mitigation. The GCF can be accessed directly by National Implementing Entities (NIEs) from developing countries and/or through accredited international and regional Implementing Entities (IEs). The Board of the Green Climate Fund has started Accreditation of National and International institutions for direct access
Led by the following ministries such as Ministries of Energy and Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with UNDP serving as the GCF Accredited Entity, an adaptation project has been proposed for possible funding by the GCF. In 2019 a concept note, pre-feasibility study and draft full funding proposal for "Building the climate resilience of SME farms in Kazakhstan” were developed. Upon further consultations with the relevant stakeholders, the scope of the project has shifted towards the whole grain sector in northern Kazakhstan with a deeper analysis and level of details to be developed for the full funding proposal.
The application deadline is 3 PM (Nur-Sultan time) 5 march 2020.