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Call to tender: consultancy services for the design and management of the BELLA II investment consortia

Call to tender: consultancy services for the design and management of the BELLA II investment consortia

To benchmark different investment models based on consortia, identify best practices in this field, and analyze the alternatives or models suitable to promote the BELLA II project, taking into account its intention to promote cooperation between private sector actors, governments, multilateral banks, academia, and communities, RedCLARA and BELLA II invite to participate in a new call for consultancy, open until 28 May 20.

The consultancy for the "Design and Management of BELLA II Investment Consortia" aims, in addition to the objectives mentioned above, to design the communication and marketing strategy as well as the partnerships to encourage and promote participation in these consortia. It also aims to identify financing strategies and support the creation of an investment consortium in an initial pilot phase. The consultancy should be carried out within 6 months from the beginning of the contract, in cooperation with the project implementation team.

BELLA II, coordinated by RedCLARA, with the support and funding of the European Union's Directorate for International Partnerships (DG-INTPA), is a project that aims to strengthen and expand the digital ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean, to contribute to the achievement of the region's strategic objectives focused on strengthening education, science, technology and innovation.

The consultancy should involve the different actors of this ecosystem, using the Open Strategic Dialogue (OSD) methodology to co-design and lay the basis for the creation of one or more neutral consortia, including, among others, the national research and education networks, universities, research centers, telecommunications operators, infrastructure owners, investors, development banks, national public institutions, regional agencies, and communities.

The Terms of Reference for the Consultancy are available in English and Spanish. Proposals should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by midnight GMT-4 on 28 May this year. In the subject, please include the following reference: TdR-BELLAII-A003.


BELLA II receives funding from the European Union through the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI), under agreement number 438-964 with DG-INTPA, signed in December 2022. The implementation period of BELLA II is 48 months.


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