Environmental Finance Expert
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|| Environmental Finance Expert
|| UN Environment Programme (UN Environment)
|| Home based and travel to project site
|| Sub-Saharan Africa
|Type of job
|| consultancy contract
|| Financing and Funding
|Language of description
|| The objective of this consultancy is to provide technical advice and implementation support for private sector investments and blended finance approaches to help implement NDC-adaptation priorities in the 10 project countries. These investments and partnerships could include insurance, agricultural funds, and micro-finance institutions.
1.Review NDCs and analyse the barriers and opportunities for private sector investment to implement NDC priorities in the adaptation sphere; prioritise at least one 1 investment opportunity per country to take forward.
2.Scope out and design partnerships with private sector intermediaries, entities and investors as well as blended finance approaches to implement the NDC priorities in the adaptation sphere for each of the prioritised investment opportunity. This will involve connecting to private sector investment networks (e.g. national banking, insurance associations, extractive industry associations, agricultural sector networks); scoping out terms of engagement between private sector intermediaries, entities and investors and country-level entities; developing proposals and guiding the process of developing legal agreements.
3.Provide advice through project dialogue processes and commissioning of targeted consultancy pieces to address the barriers to private sector finance in adaptation, for example, through regulator reform.
4.Provide task management support to implementation of the agreed proposals, working closely with the NDC country teams.
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