The five-year Climate Smart Commercial Horticulture Cambodia project (CSmart) runs from October 2019 to September 2024 and is funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme. The goal of CSmart is to significantly and sustainably increase climate-change resilience, farm and food safety, profitability, and market system support for small-scale commercial and semi-commercial horticulture farmers in the northwestern Cambodia, including Siem Reap, Banteay Meanchey, and Oddar Meanchey provinces. The project has three main outputs as follow:
Client: iDE Cambodia CSmart Project
Location: in CSmart Northwestern provinces, major cities, and selected vegetable hotspot zones
Timeline: 2022 Q3-4
Budget: USD 75,000 maximum (for both studies)
Before the studies begin, the service provider would:
After research - and before production of final deliverables - the service provider will:
Final deliverables include:
The approximate budget for both studies is USD $75,000 maximum. Applicants interested in only one study would have access to roughly half this amount. The exact budget for one or both studies is negotiable based on a combination of technical proposal, financial proposal, and available budget.
Although budget will not be the sole decision-making factor, value for money will be considered as part of the application process.
Application Process and Deadlines
The application process is a two-step process.
For Step 1, applicants should submit the following:
The deadline for 13 June 2022 eoi is 5:00 PM (GMT+7) on 13 June 2022.. Submit your EOI to email provided in the contact details and include “CSmart: a study on environmental pollution caused by plastic used in the agriculture sector and/ a market study on plastic mulching film and plastic bags” in the subject line.
iDE will review EOIs and short-list candidates. It will then invite these short-listed candidates to participate in Step 2.
For Step 2, short-listed candidates will be invited to meet with the iDE team to discuss the assignment in detail. Applicants will then be given time to draft a full proposal for submission and review. An iDE selection committee will review all proposals - technical and financial - and make a final selection.
Additional details on the proposal requirements will be shared with short-listed candidates.
For any questions about this opportunity prior to application submission, please contact Mr. Khong Sophoan at email.