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Request for Expressions of Interest and Proposals

Responding to the Scope of Work to Design and Implement Activities for the USAID Cambodia Supporting Forests and Biodiversity Project

The USAID Cambodia Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB) Project is funded by USAID/Cambodia and implemented by Winrock International and a consortium of partners, in close partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries through the Forestry Administration and the Ministry of Environment through the General Department of Administration for Natural Conservation and Protection.

The Project improves conservation and governance in the Eastern Plains and Prey Lang Landscapes by reducing deforestation, mitigating climate change, and conserving biodiversity. The Project’s objectives include
a) Enhancing effectiveness of government and key natural resource managers to sustainably manage forests and conserve biodiversity;
b) Improving constructive dialogue on forest management and economic development and c) Increasing equitable economic benefits from the sustainable management of forests.

The USAID Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB) Project is seeking Expressions of Interest and Proposals from registered, highly-experienced andqualified Cambodian organizations to design and implement complementing activities that contribute to achieving USAID’s overall goal of conserving two of Cambodia’s most important landscapes.

The eligible applicants must have: i) applicable and technical knowledge, skills, expertise, experience, structures and networks in Cambodian forest and biodiversity conservation; ii) a track record of managing donor funds effectively and transparently; iii) the capacityand resources to work in the Prey Lang Landscape; iv) practical experience in mainstreaming gender and under-represented groups such as women, youth, indigenous people and be able to ensure at least 30 percent of these groups are the project beneficiaries and v) contribute at least 10 percent of the total proposed budget as cost-sharing, in cash or in kind.

The grants will range up to $50,000 for one year. The results are expected to contribute to one or more of the identified main areas and activities as stated in the Scope of Workin the Request for Application, which is available upon request at the location, email orphone number below.

Completed applications and proposals, in soft or hard copy, must be emailed to the Winrock International SFB Project Office at or delivered to Room588, Building F, Phnom Penh Center, Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: 855 23 220 714.

Deadline for receiving Expressions of Interest and Proposals is 5 pm on 27 February 2015. Only shortlisted organizations will be contacted.
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