Number Market Readiness assessment study for Digital Finance “plus” (DF+) in Uganda”.

Country: Uganda
Language: EN
Number: 2934410
Publication date: 04-07-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)
Tags: Research services Project and design preparation solar and nuclear energy Energy

Description

Number Market Readiness assessment study for Digital Finance “plus” (DF+) in Uganda”.
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : UNCDF - UGANDA
Deadline : 20-Jul-17
Posted on : 03-Jul-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 38909
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
1 RFP Letter
2. Description of the requirements
3. Terms of Reference
4. Technical proposal template
5. Financial proposal template
6. General terms and conditions
Overview :

UNCDF seeks the services of a Technical Service Provider (TSP) to understand the “readiness” of the Ugandan markets for DF+ and youth employment. Based on the scope of work described in this TOR, Technical Service Provider (TSP) should propose the resources, level of effort and timeline expected to complete the project. TSPs should submit a preliminary implementation plan to complete research within a three-month time-period.

Sectors for the study

The study will focus on the following key sectors:

  • Energy,
  • Water and sanitation,
  • Education,
  • Health
  • Agriculture
  • Youth employment.

For each sector, assess the gender digital gap /divide and how to mainstream gender in DF+

Key expectations for the Technical Service Provider (TSP)

All aspects of the study will be covered from design and development, implementation, analysis and preparation for dissemination of the data collected. The Technical Service Provider (TSP) should keep in mind the following expectations:

  • Framework: The Technical Service Provider (TSP) will follow CGAP’s 6-dimension framework for assessing DF+ readiness and where needed, adapt it to the Uganda market. The CGAP framework is provided in annex to this ToR.
  • Leverage existing sector wide studies, e.g the Vitalwave study on Digital payments for Education in Uganda, GOGLA’s studies on the solar energy sector
  • Use of third-party data: The Technical Service Provider (TSP) is expected to use third-party data. Explain if you intend to use any existing proprietary data or third-party data sources.
  • Analysis and presentation for audience: A full analysis of all the data gathered is required. The analysis of the main findings must be in a form which maximizes the potential impact and value of the data to a range of audiences which include both public and private actors. This will include appropriate data visualization in the final report.

Calendar:

Questions: Interested applicants, may submit their questions or request of clarifications by Tuesday the 11th of July 2017, 18h00 East Africa time. Questions must be asked via email, to the address: mm4p@uncdf.org , please use the reference : “38909 Market Readiness assessment study for Digital Finance “plus” (DF+) in Uganda”.

Proposals: Bids may be submitted by Thursday 20 July 18h00 East Africa time. Proposals must be sent via email to the address:United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P) mm4p@uncdf.org

Please use the reference when submitting your proposal: “38909 Market Readiness assessment study for Digital Finance “plus” (DF+) in Uganda”.

Please note that the response email cannot exceed 10MB.

Your Proposal must be expressed in English, and valid for a minimum period of 60 calendar days