Request for Expressions of Interest 
For the recruitment of the Regional Implementation Team

OPENING DATE: Tuesday, 13 January 2015
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 3 February 2015

CEPF requests that organizations interested in serving as the Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot submit an expression of interest per the announcement posted here. Please also review the posted RIT terms of reference, which give a full explanation of CEPF's expectations for the overall grant portfolio and the RIT. CEPF will also post the Ecosystem Profile the week of 19 January. 

Interested parties are encouraged to contact CEPF for further information. We will also hold an international conference call between 3 – 5 February. The exact date, time, and instructions for accessing the call will be posted here at a later date. 

Organizations that submit an expression of interest will be invited to submit a full proposal. The expected release date of the request for proposals will be the week of 3 February, with an expected due date of 12 March, leading to an award in June.


Request for Expressions of Interest
- Engli​sh (PDF - 301 KB)
- Spanish (PDF - 300 KB)

Ecosystem Profile
- English​ (PDF - 10 MB)

Ecosystem Profile Technical Summary
- English (PDF - 2.5 MB)

Terms of Reference
 - English​ (PDF - 106 KB)

CEPF will hold an international conference call on Wednesday, February 4 at 11:30 a.m. Washington D.C. time to elaborate on the role of the RIT.  Interested parties may access the call via the internet at the following address:
Meeting ID: 536-693-573
Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) -- a headset is recommended.
Plan some time before the call to test “Go To Meeting” on your computer in case you have to download additional add ins to get connected.