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UN-HABITAT Namibia Participatory Slum Upgrading Program 2021 (up to $60,000)

Proposals are invited for the UN-HABITAT Participatory Slum Upgrading Program (PSUP) 2021. 

When is the Application Deadline:

8th October 2021

Reference:                   RFP/9-2021-PSUP-NAMIBIA

Tell Me About Participatory Slum Upgrading Program:

The purpose of the Call is to solicit proposals from interested Academia and research groups to support the Participatory Slum Upgrading Program in Namibia in contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal 11 for Cities, Target 1 “By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums”.

Applicant organizations should wish to participate in UN-Habitat operation and be able to contribute complementary resources (human resources, knowledge, funds, in-kind contributions, supplies and/or equipment) to achieving the common objectives of the project and subsequently agreed in an Agreement of Cooperation.

This call for proposals is addressing organizations that are specialized in participatory data collection in informal settlements, as well as in formulating strategies for slum upgrading and urban integration at local and national level.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) together with the European Commission (EC), and the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) entered a tripartite partnership to address the challenge of slums in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Countries through the launch of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) in 2008. The PSUP is funded by the European Commission (EC) and slum upgrading projects are implemented trough the PSUP and with co-financing contributions from the ACP partner governments. The PSUP implements strategies, policies and projects to address the widespread and chronic urban poverty in slums and informal settlements, in contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal 11 for Cities, Target 1 “By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums”.

The PSUP has two specific objectives:

  • Strengthen global partnerships and policy dialogue for participatory slum upgrading and prevention in all ACP countries
  • Improve knowledge and capacities of ACP stakeholders for participatory slum upgrading and prevention and slum dwellers living conditions

Its primary focus is to integrate slums communities into the urban fabric by addressing tenure security, increasing access to land and basic services, improving infrastructure and mobility and strengthening economic links.

What Type of Scholarship is this?

Contest

Who is Eligible?

  • UN-Habitat is looking for an implementing partner from academia that can manage and deliver urban diagnostics, slum upgrading and financing strategies in Namibia.
  • They are looking for a partner experienced in community mobilization and participation, data collection, neighbourhood planning, participatory methods and formulation of slum/ informal settlement upgrading strategies at local and national level.

Interested applicants should present their portfolio and experience in the above areas.

Which Countries are Eligible?

Namibia

Where will Award be Taken?

Namibia

How Many Scholarships will be Given?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of Participatory Slum Upgrading Program?

The grant provided will be up to $60,000 USD including operational and administrative cost.

How to Apply for Participatory Slum Upgrading Program:

Applicants shall submit their RFP response by email until the specified deadline to the attention of Leila Khaldi via email – [email protected] Kindly submit the financial proposal and the technical proposal in two separate emails using the following e-mail subjects:

  • For the Technical Proposal: ‘RFP/9-2021-PSUP-NAMIBIA – TECHNICAL PROPOSAL – NAME OF APPLICANT ORGANIZATION’
  • for the Budget / Financial Proposal: ‘RFP/9-2021-PSUP-NAMIBIA – FINANCIAL PROPOSAL – NAME OF APPLICANT ORGANIZATION’

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