UNDP invites Proposals for Micro/Medium and Small-Scale Enterprise/Business (Liberia)
This is a call for grant proposals addressing key resilience, sustainability, business relating to innovative waste management value chains. The call is open to MMSEs that are engaged into innovation waste management value chains within the country. The grants may support any of the following interventions:Garbage Monitoring and Collection System (innovative approach for effective and timely waste tracking, collection and disposal to designated waste disposal sites)Sustainable Energy Generation from Septic TankReuse and Recycling Waste.
Materials/PlasticsCreating linkages and markets for Recycled ProductsCreating Awareness on how Households can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle waste
Duration: Interested, experienced and competent organizations are invited to submit grant proposals for 3 months’ project implementation period.
The potential project partners are the civil society/private sector organizations, in particular NGOs with technical expertise in value chain development/management, natural resources management, waste management, climate change mainstreaming, training, knowledge management and other relevant competencies.
Concept Notes must demonstrate private sector and MMSEs inclusion, and promotion of sustainability in the waste management value chains.
The EPA through the Energy & Environment Unit therefore invites submission of grant applications from interested and qualified organizations operating in the environmental management, waste management value chains sector and or related sectors. Organizations contemplating submission of applications in response to this Expression of Interest (EOI) must determine whether they meet the following requirements to be eligible for the grant award:
Minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrable organization systemic working experience in any or a combination of the following systems level areas: Value Chain Development, waste management, Market systems, SME development, and Natural resources management.
Demonstrable ability to work with private sector partners and have experience leading/facilitating value chain development and resilience building initiatives. Prior experience working with women and youth is an added advantage.
The following criteria, will be used to evaluate and shortlist the applications:
Immediate impact of innovation
Level of private sector engagement
Technical capabilities of applicants and their identified partners to deliver the proposed project in a timely manner.