Specifics of Recruitment
Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change. GGGI supports stakeholders through complementary and integrated work streams – Green Growth Planning & Implementation and Knowledge Solutions – that deliver comprehensive products designed to assist in developing, financing, and mainstreaming green growth in national economic development plans.
The Investment and Policy Solutions Division (IPSD), based at GGGI’s Seoul headquarters works with programs in countries and on (global) projects, by:
The Investment and Policy Solutions Division (IPSD) expects to expand capacity and an intellectual base by hiring a technical resource person for land-use thematic cluster, particularly about land-use policies and market-based methods for achieving ecosystem conservation.
Objectives/Purpose of the Assignment:
GGGI plans to provide technical advisory support to the Environment Bank Foundation (FUNBAM) in close cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) of the Republic of Costa Rica. This engagement is aligned with GGGI’s strategic areas of interest to develop national financing vehicles (NFVs), particularly in the land use sector, given the fact that FUNBAM’s operational priorities are to identify and develop bankable projects in the land use sector and mobilize relevant investment.
Through this scoping assignment, the Consultant shall advise the Environmental Bank Foundation (FUNBAM) research and develop green business opportunities involving both private and public sectors in order to generate a revenue stream, which will help finance FUNBAM´s operation and projects.
Scope of Work:
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Land Use Specialist and relevant staff, and based on the overall guidance of the Assistant Director-General of Investment and Policy Solutions division, the Consultant shall:
The Consultant shall deliver the following Outputs:
All reports must be in English (United States usage), prepared in accordance with GGGI’s formatting requirements, and submitted in hard copy and electronic formats along with complete sets of raw data, research materials, and related information.