IDH aims to select a party for undertaking a study to scope out policy pathways for responsible sourcing of palm oil in India.
Palm oil continues to be a major driver of deforestation in some of the world’s most biodiverse forests, destroying the habitat of endangered species. As India’s government continues to prioritize the increase in domestic production of palm oil, it puts the country in a good position to drive the demand for sustainable palm oil and bring it from niche to norm.
The objective of the assignment is to study India’s current and future role on the global stage in responsible sourcing of high deforestation-risk commodities. It will also inform a potential roadmap for policy intervention through a set of minimum criteria pivoted on environmental sustainability and imports.
Interested? Submit your proposal to Neha Simlai at firstname.lastname@example.org and Sneha Maheshwari at email@example.com before 21st April 2023 at 11:59 IST.
Access the Terms of Reference:
TOR – Scoping Study on Policy Pathways for Responsible Sourcing of Palm Oil in India
Other related documents:
Annex 2 – Letter of Assignment
Annex 3 – IDH General terms and conditions for Services
Annex 4 – Statement of acceptance