(Deadline Extension) WWF-Greater Mekong: Request for Proposal for Consultancy to Identify the Political Economy Issues of civil society and natural resource management in the Mekong Region

Posted on 22 July 2021

(Extension) Ref 72.21 - Greater Mekong
he Mekong for the Future (MFF) project is being delivered by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and financed by USAID. MFF is intended to work regionally across the 5 countries of the Mekong (Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand). The goal of MFF is: To improve natural resource governance in the Greater Mekong through strengthening civil society's ability to engage in natural resource governance and improving their access to and understanding of environmental data from public and private actors
The objectives of the consultancy are to:
  • Deliver an analytical framework for understanding political economy issues as they affect the objectives and sectors of MFF. The purpose of the analytical framework is to provide a publicly accessible overview, methodology, and language that can articulate what MFFs approach to political economy analysis will be.
  • Undertake targeted analysis of the key questions set out below in order to assist WWF and its CSO partners identify the barriers to change and the feasible pathways to reform in each country and also regionally;
  • Develop a public policy piece for USAID and the US Government encapsulating the analysis and setting out suggested options for activities including MFF and also beyond; and
  • Work with WWF to identify how this analysis can be included in annual work planning, pause and reflect sessions and the findings and assumptions can be regularly tested as MFF proceeds.
Scope of work: Consultancy to Identify the Political Economy Issues of civil society and natural resource management in the Mekong Region
Place of work: Desk research, online interviews, and virtual workshop
Start Date: As soon as possible
Finish Date: December 2021
Detailed Request for Proposals, Terms of Reference, Proposal Templates are attached. 

Please send the electronic proposal to WWF-Viet Nam’s designated mail box at procurement@wwf.org.vn. Your e-mail must have the subject heading as “Ref 72.21 - [name of company/consultant] – Proposal Submission”
The maximum size per email that WWF-Viet Nam can receive is 25MB.
Old Deadline for Proposals submission is: 21st July, 2021 17:00  (ICT)
JNew Deadline for Proposals submission is: 29th July, 2021 17:00  (ICT)
The bids submitted after the deadline prescribed will not be considered.