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Arxiu de notícies » SCP/RAC new call for proposals in Egypt

SCP/RAC new call for proposals in Egypt

12 Juny 2019

SCP/RAC calls for proposals for a business support organization (BSO) to organize two national challenges addressing initiatives in business and social innovation that contribute to the prevention and reduction of single-use plastic bags in Egypt.

This consultancy is aiming at supporting the implementation in Egypt of the Small Scale Funding Agreement (SSFA) signed between UN Environment/Global Programme of Action (UNEP/GPA) and SCP/RAC, an agreement to cooperate on activities related to marine litter prevention in Egypt. The project is entitled ‘Protecting the marine environment from land-based pollution through strengthened coordination of global action’. 


SCP/RAC is conducting a series of activities including the management of 2 challenges aimed at finding and fostering use affordable and convenient alternatives to single-use plastic bags while providing economic impact to disadvantaged groups as well as promoting their daily, long-term use. The first challenge will be focussed on business innovation, green entrepreneurship can offer solutions to single-use plastic bags and promote business innovation in Egypt. The second will be focussed on social innovation, aimed at improving consumer behavior and meeting social needs in a better way than the existing solutions.

The call is addressed to business support organizations or consultants who can provide incubation services in the project area, adapted to the above-mentioned topic. Through this call, SCP/RAC is seeking to boost promising ideas and businesses to develop further and thus contributing to reducing plastic pollution and marine litter. 

The Terms of Reference are available here.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their bid by 26th of June midnight (CET) following the instructions detailed in the terms of reference.




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