Call for proposals: EU Sustainable Tropical Timber market data partner

IDH, on behalf of the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) is looking for a partner to develop research methodology, support and strengthen partnerships for the mobilization of data, lead data gathering and produce a 2018 report on the market share of verified sustainable tropical timber on the EU market.

In 2014, IDH with a number of key partners including the European Timber Trade Federation, ATIBT, FSC and PEFC therefor established the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition, with the aim to accelerate European market demand for SFM timber products. The objective of the STTC is to have 50% of all European tropical timber imports come from sustainably managed forests by 2020.

This Request for Proposals relates to point 2 of the STTC roadmap, improved data on the market share and traded volume of verified sustainable tropical timber on the European market.

The aim is to publish three bi-annual reports, making data available on the market share of Verified Sustainable Tropical Timber, covering the years 2016, 2018, and 2020.

Procurement procedure and timeline

Please send a proposal, including a proposed initial approach, timeline and budget, to Any inquiries can also be directed to this email address.

  • Due date for confirming interest: 12 July 2018
  • Due date for proposal submission: August 13 2018
  • Internal review and question round: until August 27 2018
  • Awarding of contract: in the week of August 27 2018

For a full description of the consultancy, download the document below.

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