Enhance multi-scalar mapping and research of food security risk, due to the impacts of climate change on rural and urban environments in Jamaica
Enhance multi-scalar mapping and research of food security risk, due to the impacts of climate change on rural and urban environments in Jamaica Request for EOI
Beneficiary countries: Jamaica
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 11-Sep-2023
Deadline on: 28-Sep-2023 23:59 (GMT -4.00)
The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON), on behalf of Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) invites qualified interested firms to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to participate in the upcoming solicitation for provision of technical assistance to Enhance multi-scalar mapping and research of food security risk, due to the impacts of climate change on rural and urban environments in Jamaic. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on behalf of the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) requires the services of an institution to deliver the technical assistance. The purpose of this request is to identify and hire a suitable firm amongst the network members of CTCN to implement a technical assistance on developing a technology tool/software that maps current and future food insecure areas across Jamaica within the context of climate change projections. . Some of the expected outcome, outputs and activities are; • Development of implementation planning and periodical reporting documents. • Capacity building to a specialized group that will provide oversight on the monitoring and maintenance of the database, as well as the ability to perform the analysis regularly. • An interactive map/software application to spatially visualize current and future food security risk rates among communities, vulnerable groups and gender by parish within the context of changing climatic conditions. • Develop and implement a baseline survey administered to a sample of rural and urban areas, including those which have benefitted from climate-smart interventions • Improve the economic resilience of farming systems through increased market access and sustainable production. • Training on sustainable land management and Crop/livestock management. The complete details of the requirement will be provided in the tender documents that will be issued to bidders after this request for EOI is closed.