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Climate Risk Financing Specialist

Friday, 27 September, 2013
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the GMS Environment Operations Center (EOC) are seeking a Climate Risk Financing Specialist to identify climate risk financing strategies and instruments in rural Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam.


Individual Consultant Climate Risk Financing Specialist to make an Assessment of Opportunities for Climate Risk Financing to Strengthen Resilience of Rural Communities to Climate Change in the GMS.
NDF supports the Core Environment Program and Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative, Phase II in the Greater Mekong Subregion with EUR 4.0 Million. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) acts as the implementing agency of the program.
The main objective of the programme is to improve biodiversity conservation and climate resilience across the Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS).
ADB now invites proposals for a consultancy assignment. The objective of this consultancy is to assess opportunities for introducing climate risk financing to strengthen resilience to climate change of rural communities located in the sites of the ADB-financed Biodiversity Conservation Corridor (BCC) investment projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. The assignment will identify cost-effective climate risk financing strategies and instruments which could be adopted by BCC community members and institutions that support them, in particular Community Development Funds, and develop recommendations for testing these strategies and instruments through pilot projects under Core Environment Program Phase II and scaled up in the future.
The selection of the consultant will be done by the Asian Development Bank. Expression of interest for the consultancy should be made through the ADB Consultant Management System.

Visit the Core Environment Program’s careers page for application details.

Applications close 27 September 2013.



Terms of Reference: Climate Risk Financing Specialist

ADB Consultant Management System and Consulting Services Recruitment Notice (CSRN)