Viet Nam nationals: Consultants to conduct a background study for development/design and implementation of payment for natural ecosystem services (PES) in Viet Nam

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Vietnam 🇻🇳

Procurement Process :RFP – Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country Office – VIET NAM
Deadline :30-Jun-22
Posted on :16-Jun-22
Reference Number :92459
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
Letter of Interest and Availability
Financial offer
Procurement Notice

Overview :

UNDP is looking for 02 National consultants to conduct a background study for development/design and implementation of payment for natural ecosystem services (PES) in Viet Nam:

– 01 National Expert in Environmental Policy and Planning (Team Leader)

– 01 National Expert in Environmental/Natural Resources Economics

The overall objective of the proposed consultancy is to: (i) Examine and consolidate findings under previous PFES/PES reviews/studies and define relevant elements for possible adoption of PES for wetlands/marine ecosystem pilots and (ii) Identify pilot provinces/sites for piloting PMES/PWES schemes in Viet Nam.

The successful consultants will be expected to be responsible for the following:

  1.  National Expert in Environmental Policy and Planning (Team leader) will be the lead national consultant and will be responsible for preparing a synthesis report on implementation of Payment for Marine Ecosystem Services (PMES) and Payment for Wetland Ecosystem Services (PWES) in Vietnam, including examining and consolidating findings under previous PES/PFES reviews, and defining relevant elements for possible adoption under PMES/PWES pilots.
  2.  National Expert in Environmental/ Natural Resources Economics will be responsible in providing inputs on valuation, pricing, benefit-sharing mechanism/benefit distributing system, payment mechanism, economic modelling, etc. for PMES/PWES in Vietnam and provide other inputs to the team leader for preparing the report. The consultant will be a natural resource economic specialist, with knowledge in the field of sustainable development, ecosystems, and biodiversity conservation

Specific tasks of each constant will be described in the TOR.


The selection will be on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations.

Interested offerors are invited to submit Letter of Interest and Availability, CVs, financial proposals and other required documents following guidance in the Procurement Notice to:

Procurement Unit

UNDP Viet Nam

304 Kim Ma, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Direct: (+84 24) 38500283

Email: [email protected]

with notification by email (without attachment) to: [email protected] that the bidder has submitted proposal.

UNDP will not be responsible for the missing of proposal if the bidder does not send notification email to above address.

Deadline for submission: 23.59hrs., 30 June 2022 (Ha Noi time).

We look forward to receiving your proposal by the above deadline.




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