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CTCN/UNIDO Call for Proposals: Designing Adaptation Initiatives in Land Use Planning in Costa Rica


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United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is looking for a member of the CTCN Network that can provide technical services in order to design adaptation initiatives in a land use planning in Costa Rica.

The  objective  of  the  overall  technical assistance  is  to  build  capacity  in  order  to  introduce  the  issue  of  climate  change  into  land  use  planning,  forging  links  with  the  following  sectors:  conservation  of biodiversity,  reducing  vulnerability  to  natural  disasters,  planning  and  governance,  water,  coastal  areas, infrastructure and urban areas.  

Costa  Rica’s  National  Technical  Secretariat  for  the  Environment  (SETENA)  sets  the  criteria  and  the technical procedure to follow. However, to date this standard has not included or recommended. 

The Technical Guidelines for including the variable of the environment in Land Use Plans (LUPs) in Costa Rica is the document used to direct the technical procedure whose structure and details are contained in the  various  phases  of  the  process  that  SETENA  stipulates  must  be  followed  when  developing  land  use plans in terrestrial and/or marine environments.

Within the framework of this Contract, the Contractor will produce:  
1.  A software tool to help SETENA technical staff to assess the LUPs;  
2.  A proposal of a protocol which includes the vision of climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Technical Guidelines for including the variable of the environment in land use plans in Costa Rica;  
3.  Pilot application of the protocol to a LUP.

Complete Offer must be submitted via the UNIDO e-Procurement portal by 4 November 2016, 17:00 Vienna, Austria time. 

More about this technical assistance. 

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