Requests for Proposal


Each initiative includes in-country deployment with some activities delivered face-to-face and travel required to the region.

All deployments will follow Canadian Guidelines, including consultation of travel advisories, National Joint Council Directives and Government of Canada Procurement Guidelines.

View ACTIVE requests for proposal here.

View UPCOMING requests for proposal here.


To be eligible, the individual or entity must comply with the following:

  • Technical Assistance will be delivered primarily in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese depending on the origin of the request.
  • Climate Action Africa provides Technical Assistance in four areas:

Required expertise

  • The expertise required for Climate Action Africa deployments is tailored to the specific needs identified by Requesting Organizations within the Sub-Saharan Region, as well as the distinct project pillars.
  • Each Request for Proposal (RFP) includes detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) for each initiative, ensuring a precise match of skills and competencies to the project’s objectives.
  • To determine if your expertise aligns with the project’s general requirements, please review the Technical Expert application forms. (See database application below).


Requirements for requesting individuals or entities

  • Demonstrate experience in one or more of the Project Pillars as stated above;
  • Have the technical and financial capacity to deliver CAA Technical Assistance; 
  • Have a physical presence in Canada.
  • Be registered legally as a business or not-for-profit in Canada;
  • Be prepared to abide by the rules and procedures set by Global Affairs Canada and the CAA Procurement process;
  • International Experts and Organizations are welcome to submit proposals. However, preference is given to Canadian Experts and those with a presence in Canada.
  • Registered on the CAA Technical Expert Database. (See below).


Database Registration

Selection Process

  • When a request for support is approved by the Global Affairs Canada selection committee, a request for bids will be circulated to all relevant members of the Technical Expert Database.
  • Bids will be evaluated by the CAA Project team based on a technical and financial assessment.
  • Experts will be selected according to the completion of the application forms.
  • Applicants will undergo a screening process to determine if their expertise aligns with the project.